The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the inaugural season of the Women’s IPL will allow groups to embody 5 foreign players in the taking part in XI, Cricbuzz reported. The board has performed a slight modification in the rule of the lads’s IPL the place solely 4 abroad players are allowed to be fielded. However, there’s a clause. For the WIPL 2023, not less than one participant from an affiliate nation ought to be there among the many 5 foreign players.
“The teams will have the option of fielding five foreign players as long as the fifth player is from an Associate nation,” a supply informed the web site.
The affiliate international locations are recognised by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and there are at the moment 99 members in the class. According to the official web site of the ICC, “Associate Members are the governing bodies for cricket of a country recognised by the ICC, countries associated for cricket purposes, or a geographical area, which does not qualify as a Full Member, but where cricket is firmly established and organised.”
In one other transfer concerning the WIPL, the BCCI is ready to repair the wage cap for the opening version at Rs 12 crore. In the next 4 years, the fund measurement will improve by Rs 1.5 crore yearly, reaching Rs 18 crore by the tip of the preliminary five-year cycle. Furthermore, the board will mandate that in the five-team league, there is no such thing as a provision for the icon players.
The league’s prize cash for the WIPL shall be complete Rs 10 crore for the players, amongst which Rs 6 crore for the champion crew, and Rs three crore for the runner-up facet. The crew that finishes third will obtain Rs 1 crore. Notably, your complete participant prize cash is to be dispersed amongst the cricketers solely.
Recently, Viacom 18 bought the media rights for the 2023-27 cycle of the WIPL for a whopping value of Rs 950 crore. On 25 January, the board is predicted to unveil the names of the 5 franchises for the primary three editions, following a closed bidding course of. Though there is no such thing as a official announcement made revealing the precise date of the competitors, WIPL 2023 is probably going to be held from 4 to 26 March.