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5 Facts about Women's Premier League 2023


Cricket  •  17 Mar, 2023  •  5,563 Views  •  ⭐ 5.0

Written by Shivani Chourasia


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The Women's Premier League Cricket, also known as the WPL, is a professional women's cricket league in India. The league was launched by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2022 to promote and develop women's cricket in the country. The league features six teams from different regions of India, and each team is allowed to field a maximum of four foreign players in their squad.

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The matches are played in a T20 format, and the league attracts some of the best talents in women's cricket in India, providing a platform for players to showcase their skills and compete at the highest level. The league has received positive feedback from players, fans, and cricket experts, who believe it has played a significant role in raising the profile of women's cricket in India and encouraging more girls to take up the sport.

Let's take a look at five interesting facts about WPL:

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WPL isn't the first attempt at Women's League Cricket

WPL - A start of something unusually usual for women's cricket in India |  ESPNcricinfo
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The women's T20 Challenge was the first major women's cricket in India that started in 2018. It started as a single-match tournament, and for the next few seasons, the number of teams and matches kept increasing.

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