The Adani Group has made the biggest bid for a team in the Women’s Premier League (WPL). The official term for the tournament was coined by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. As they splurged INR 1289 Crore to bag a franchise. The four others with the biggest bids are Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, and Capri Global.
The five teams will be based out of Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi, and Lucknow.
At the end of the WPL team auction, the BCCI has raked in over INR 4600 crores (Rs 4669.99 crore) which it will earn over a period of 10 years.
Five biggest bids:
Adani Sportsline Pvt. Ltd – 1289 Crore: Ahmedabad
India win Sports Pvt. Ltd (MI) – 912.99 Crore: Mumbai
Royal Challengers Sports Pvt. Ltd (RCB) – 901 Crore: Bangalore
JSW GMR Cricket Pvt. Ltd (DC) – 810 Crore: Delhi
Capri Global Holdings Pvt. Ltd – 757 Crore: Lucknow