Adani Sportsline Pvt., the sports activities arm of the diversified Adani Group, has acquired a franchise within the inaugural version of Ladies’s Premier League. The Ahmedabad-based staff shall be known as the Gujarat Giants.
Adani Sportsline acquired the Gujarat Giants for Rs 1,289 crore on the public sale held by the Board of Cricket Management in India in Mumbai on Wednesday, it mentioned in an announcement on Wednesday. Seven IPL franchises and different enterprise entities positioned bid for 5 Ladies’s premier League franchises.
Other than Adani Sportsline, Indiawin Sports activities acquired the Mumbai franchise, whereas the Bengaluru one went to Royal Challengers Sports activities. The New Delhi and Lucknow franchises had been bagged by JSW GMR Cricket and Capri International Holdings, respectively.
Adani Sportsline manages a household of groups, together with the Gulf Giants within the DP World ILT20, and the Gujarat Giants within the Professional Kabaddi League.
“The Indian girls’s cricket staff has been doing exceptionally properly, and a cricket league for girls is a big step in creating extra alternatives for girls by means of sports activities. Cricket is an inseparable a part of the nation’s material and Adani Sportsline was eager to start their affiliation with the game with the inaugural version of the Ladies’s Premier League,” mentioned Pranav Adani, director, Adani Enterprises Ltd.
BCCI President Roger Binny congratulated the profitable bidders and expressed confidence in WPL’s function in inclusion of extra girls cricketers.
“The league will give gamers from India and overseas an opportunity to be taught and develop collectively. I’d additionally prefer to congratulate the BCCI staff for the graceful execution of the public sale course of. I’m assured that the league will assist our girls cricketers shine on the worldwide stage,” Binny mentioned.
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