In a massive development in the world of sports, Women's IPL franchise was announced on Wednesday with Adani making the highest bid for Ahmedabad Team at Rs 1289 crores. BCCI on Wednesday announced the Women's IPL franchise and revealed that the combined bid valuation is INR 4669.99 Cr. Women's IPL five franchises are- Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi, and Lucknow.

Women's IPL franchise

As per BCCI's shared sheet, Adani Sportsline is the highest bidder for Ahmedabad at Rs 1289 crore. Indiawin Sports has bought Mumbai for 912.99 crore, Royal Challengers Sports bought Bengaluru at Rs 901 crores, JSW GMR bough the Delhi franchise at Rs 810 crore, and Capri Global Holdings bought the Lucknow franchise at Rs 757 crore.

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Women's IPL format

As per ESPNcricinfo, a total of 22 matches will be played in the inaugural season, with each team playing the other twice to make it a total of eight games per team. The top-ranked team will enter the final directly, while the second- and third-placed teams will face off in a Qualifier to determine the second finalist. INR 12 crore (USD 1.46 million approx.) will be the auction purse for the inaugural season. Each team can buy a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 18 players, including seven overseas players including at least one Associate player. Unlike in the men's IPL, WIPL teams will have the option of fielding up to five overseas players in the XI, provided one is from an Associate country.

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