Women’s Premier League Auctions on 13 Feb : Here’s why its special

Womens premier league auctions

While the world is focused on the ongoing Women T20 World cup, BCCI will be handling more reasons of Joy to the cricket fan. With the announcement of Women’s Premier league, there has been a lot of concern about the venue, matches and teams.

BCCI have announced the date of auction – 13th February, changing the lives of the game’s best players. Stadiums, schedule and teams will be announced once the auction is done.

“We talk about glass ceilings and I think the WPL is going to be the next stage,” Devine said. “I am really excited about it. As female cricketers, this is something we have never been through before.”

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More Reasons to Cheer

The WPL 2023 auction is scheduled to be held a day after India’s T20 World Cup 2023 opener against Pakistan Women cricket team.

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Meanwhile, cricket fans and administration is happy and going all in to make WPL as successful as IPL. BCCI secretory and Asian Cricket council President Jay shah has tweeted Viacom18 media has won the broadcasting rights for the ambitious WPL.

Concerns over T20 World cup vs WPL auction

Women’s Premier League players auction is scheduled on 13 Feb which clashes with the ongoing T20 World cup. Players and captains have concerns over their team members attention towards the auction.

“Before [the auction], we have a very important game and we are just going to focus on that,” India captain Harmanpreet Kaur said. “It’s a really big day for all of us because we have been waiting for years and years now. The next two or three months is very important for women’s cricket. We have seen how the WBBL and The Hundred help their countries to improve their cricket, and the same will take place for our country. It will be a great opportunity to improve cricket and grow the game.

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“But the World Cup is more important than anything else. An ICC event is always very important. Our focus is on the ICC trophy. These things will keep coming and as a player you know what’s important for you and how you need to keep your focus. We are all mature enough and know what is important for us.”

Australian team is also concerned about the timing of auctions before the T20 World Cup.

Team’s Skipper Meg Lanning stated: “We’re focusing on what we’re trying to do here, which is the most important thing. There’s no right or wrong way to go about it. Everyone will deal with it as they wish. We’ve spoken as a team about letting people deal with it how they feel is best. It’s about trying to embrace that and understand that it’s actually a really exciting time, and you don’t have a lot of control over it. We’ve just got to wait and see. We are trying to focus as much as we can on the cricket here and the rest will take care of itself.”

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When will WPL 2023 start?

The inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League is scheduled to begin just before the IPL in March 2023. The team and players auction is on 13th february.

Where can I watch the Women’s Premier League 2023 auctions?

Viacom18 has won the broadcasting rights for The Women’s Premier League 2023. You can watch the auctions live on live on Sports 18 TV in India.

The Women’s Premier League 2023 auctions will also be streamed live on Jio Cinema App apart from Sports18 TV.

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