Viacom18 on Monday (January 16) received the media rights of Ladies’s Indian Premier League (IPL) for the interval of 2023-2027. At an public sale in Mumbai on Monday, Viacom18 received the rights with a bid of Rs 951 crore, which interprets to a per match worth of Rs 7.09 crore.
“Congratulations @viacom18 for profitable the Ladies`s @IPL media rights. Thanks on your religion in @BCCI and @BCCIWomen. Viacom has dedicated INR 951 crore which suggests per match worth of INR 7.09 crore for subsequent 5 years (2023-27). That is large for Ladies’s Cricket,” tweeted BCCI secretary Jay Shah.
Congratulations @viacom18 for profitable the Ladies’s @IPL media rights. Thanks on your religion in @BCCI and @BCCIWomen. Viacom has dedicated INR 951 crores which suggests per match worth of INR 7.09 crores for subsequent 5 years (2023-27). That is large for Ladies’s Cricket ___
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) January 16, 2023
Earlier this yr, Viacom18 shelled out Rs 23,758 crore to say digital rights (packages B & C) for the Indian subcontinent for IPL media rights 2023-27. Viacome18 additional received the Australia, South Africa and United Kingdom rights for a similar interval. In addition they have broadcast rights of the continuing SA20 franchise league and Indian broadcast rights of worldwide cricket in South Africa from 2024-31.
“After pay fairness, immediately’s bidding for media rights for Ladies’s IPL marks one other historic mandate. It`s a giant and decisive step for empowerment of girls’s cricket in India, which is able to guarantee participation of girls from all ages. A brand new daybreak certainly! #WIPL @ICC @BCCIWomen,” added Shah.
After holding Ladies’s T20 Problem as an exhibition occasion from 2018 to 2022, the BCCI is all set to launch the inaugural version of the Ladies’s IPL, a five-team affair with the inaugural version set to be performed in March 2023. Varied stories have urged that the BCCI will unveil the 5 WIPL franchises on January 25.
The BCCI had put out a young doc on January 3, asking for “reputed entities” to amass the appropriate to personal and function a crew in Ladies’s IPL, by a young course of. It requested for events to make a non-refundable fee of Rs 5 lakh ($6,000 approx.) by January 21 to say the ‘invitation to tender’ for a similar.
(With IANS inputs)