Virat Kohli reacts after Royal Challengers Bangalore wins bid to own a team in Women’s Premier League

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  • Virat Kohli congratulated RCB on winning team ownership rights for the Women's Premier League.

  • The Bangalore-based IPL franchise's bid was worth INR 901 crore.

Virat Kohli reacts after Royal Challengers Bangalore wins bid to own a team in Women’s Premier League
Virat Kohli on RCB owning a team in Women's Premier League (Image Source: Twitter)
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Indian superstar and former Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli expressed his excitement after RCB won a bid to own a team in the Women’s Premier League. Notably, on Wednesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the successful bidders for the Women’s Premier League, with the bidders earning the ownership rights for a combined bid valuation of INR 4669.99 Cr.

The likes of Adani Sportsline Pvt. Ltd (INR 1289 crores), India win Sports Pvt. Ltd (INR 912.99 crores), Royal Challengers Sports Pvt. Ltd (INR 901 crores), JSW GMR Cricket Pvt. Ltd (INR 810 crores) and Capri Global Holdings Pvt. Ltd (INR 757 crores) completed the five franchises to win the bid. Three of the five franchises already have teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL). While JSW GMR Cricket Pvt own Delhi Capitals (DC), Royal Challengers Sports Pvt. Ltd and India win Sports Pvt. Ltd owns RCB and Mumbai Indians (MI), respectively.

Kohli took to Twitter and expressed his excitement about RCB’s successful bid in the Women’s Premier League. The Delhi-born mentioned he would cheer for RCB Women.

“Well played, RCB! So thrilled that my team has won the bid for the Bengaluru Women’s Premier League team. Can’t wait to cheer for our women in Red and Gold,” Kohli tweeted.

Earlier, after bagging the rights to own a team in the Women’s Premier League, RCB, through their official Twitter handle, wrote: “Breaking barriers, making history, and playing bold! Royal Challengers Bangalore are the proud owners of the Bengaluru Women’s Premier League Team.”

“With strength and belief, a woman stands tall, A gladiator fierce, ready to challenge them all. Courage in her heart, she will play bold And conquer the world in the Red and Gold. Inclusivity Passion for the game!” RCB added.

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