Star Australian cricketer, Alyssa Healy, has put her faith in that the onset of the upcoming Women’s IPL from March will definitely encourage the growth and popularity of women’s cricket all over the world, just like men’s cricket.
“The Women’s IPL is going to change women’s cricket for the better,” Healy told ESPNcricinfo during Australia’s five-match women’s T20I series against India in December 2022.
Healy elaborated, “It’s probably going to put a lot of pressure on other global organisations, or countries around the world, to lift – that’s probably the best way that I’ll put it. The most exciting thing about it is that it’s happening and that there’s some buzz around it. It’s just going to be great for the game over here in India.”
“When people really are passionate about their [men’s] IPL teams here, it’s a great thing and hopefully they get behind the women’s one too. It’s obviously the next step for the game and the opportunity for some players to come over [to India] and play in a world-class tournament, at great grounds, and be very well supported is the next stage of the game.”
Seven out of 10 existing IPL Franchises have submitted Technical Bids for Women IPL Teams.
BCCI will finalize give Teams on 25th January.