The Women’s Premier League auction is all set to happen on 13 February. News18 Cricketnext has reliably learnt that WPL franchises collaborating within the ongoing ILT20 in Dubai and SA20 in South Africa weren’t accessible within the earlier proposed dates – first week of February. The remaining of the IL20 takes place on 12 February and SA20 culminates with the title conflict on 11 February in Johannesburg.
Four of the 5 WPL groups have presence within the ILT20 and two of them are additionally collaborating within the SA20. The groups collaborating within the two leagues voiced their considerations to the board.
“Yes, the auction will take place on February 13. The same will be communicated to the teams very soon,” a senior board official instructed News18 Cricketnext.
Teams collaborating in SA20 and ILT20 had problems with availability within the first week of February due to the continued commitments. Moreover, the groups haven’t obtained sufficient time to get their auction plans rolling because the homeowners have been finalised solely per week again on 25 January.
“Definitely there was a need of time too. Teams were decided only a week back so some time is always good to put the auction strategies and data base in place. We are not sure of the date yet but yes it’s unlikely to have everything in place for auctions in first week of February,” an official of the collaborating group instructed News18 Cricketnext.
The 5 groups are already working in powerplay mode to put the assist employees collectively for the inaugural version, which is probably going to start in little over a month’s time. So far, as Cricketnext had reported earlier, Mithali Raj has been the one confirmed appointment and he or she is ready to be a part of Adani Group-owned franchise Gujarat Giants.
IPL GC meet quickly
The IPL Governing Council is probably going to meet this week and take name on points demanding speedy consideration. The GC hasn’t met after the group homeowners have been determined final week and a gathering forward of the auction is probably going to happen this week.
“I can say that we will be meeting very soon to discuss everything – auction and other things. We last met when the teams were finalised. So there is a game (India-New Zealand T20I) today in the evening and once that is done, we will sit and discuss matters requiring immediate attention,” says IPL GC member Pragyan Ojha.
RCB put the scouting hat on for WPL group
“Dear ladies cricketers in Karnataka, that is your as soon as in a lifetime alternative to symbolize RCB within the Women’s Premier League.
If you’re a girl quick bowler who can bowl 130 kmph, then ship in your bowling movies to firstname.lastname@example.org alongside along with your contact particulars and our coaches will attain out to you.”
Former India cricketer V Vanitha shared this publish on Instagram and the identical was additionally shared by RCB Head of Scouting, and former First Class cricketer, Malolan Rangarajan.