4 factors why women's IPL should be launched
#1 Rising interest levels in women’s cricket
The consistent performances by Indian girls in major ICC events have drawn the attention of the audiences all around the world. The 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup was witnessed by over 180 million people around the world through various social media channels. This proves the fact that there has been an upward trend in general interest levels and a change in attitude towards women cricket among the cricket audience.
The girls have made the world look up and keep a track of the results through their aesthetic display of performances in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2018. This rousing interest can be capitalized upon by the administrators of the game acting as a launchpad for start of a new era in women’s cricket in the form of IPL that will benefit both the target audience as well as the players.
Star players like Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jhulan Goswami, Jemimah Rodrigues etc can act as star performers for each respective franchise teams that could include big international names of women cricket.
Published 20 Nov 2018, 10:11 IST