The announcement was made through a video shared on the franchise's social media handles, which had messages from RCB talisman Virat Kohli and current men's team skipper Faf du Plessis.
The WIPL has a lot of reference points that it can learn from as it begins its journey.
The first edition of Women’s IPL is set to take place in March 2023. The tournament will feature 20 league games with teams to play each other twice.
The 45-year-old Sawyer is the current coach of Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred and also served as the head coach of the Sydney Sixers in the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) besides being assistant coach of Australia women.
India captain Harmanpreet Kaur was on Wednesday ruled out of the ongoing Women's Big Bash League due to a back injury according to her side Melbourne Renegades
The idea to host a Women’s IPL with five to six teams was proposed in the Indian Premier League Governing Council meeting last week.
Jonathan Batty, who coached the Oval Invincibles women’s team to The Hundred titles in 2021 and 2022 has been named the team’s Head Coach.
Harmanpreet Kaur is the only Indian to feature in the WBBL's Best XI. She is one of the two international players to be named in the list alongside New Zealand's Sophie Devine.
Smriti Mandhana failed to hit a six off the last ball from Harmanpreet Kaur as Melbourne Renegades won the match by four runs.
India vice-captain Mandhana slammed a 39-ball 45 helping defending champions Sydney Thunder beat Sydney Sixers by six wickets in WBBL.
For the third time, Harmanpreet Kaur has been adjudged the Player of the Match in the WBBL.
Jemimah Rodrigues slammed nine fours during her 56-ball 75 to power Melbourne Renegades to 142 for five.
India T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur shines as the power-hitter helps Melbourne Renegades beat Sydney Sixers by seven wickets in the Women's Big Bash League on...
Verma struck 57 off 50 balls with six hits to the fence in Sixers' successful run chase against Hurricane, who made 125 for nine.
The possibility of the matches being held behind closed doors comes in after a COVID-positive man escaped hotel quarantine in Tasmania which is currently under...
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has given nod to eight Indian players to feature in the Women’s Big Bash League 2021.
The Bengal wicketkeeper-batter is the seventh Indian to sign for Australia’s premier T20 league for women. Richa will be replacing South African Lizelle Lee....
World No.1 T20 batter Shafali has played under Sixers coach Sawyer in the recently-concluded The Hundred at Birmingham Phoenix. It will also be Radha's maiden...
While Mandhana had previously played for Hobart Hurricanes and Brisbane Heat in the WBBL, it will be all-rounder Deepti’s maiden outing in the tournament.
Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues and Poonam Yadav could also be in demand for their services in WBBL
Shafali Verma, who is set to play in the inaugural edition of The Hundred, will also be a part of the Women's Big Bash League with the Sydney Sixers
While The Hundred, which was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is scheduled to start on July 21, women's Big Bash League is slated later in the...
The Sydney Sixers named fast bowler Hayley Silver-Holmes in their match against the Melbourne Renegades on Saturday night
While the foreign players, led by Australian star player Alyssa Healy, questioned the timing of the T20 Challenge (Women's IPL) as it is clashing with the...
The French Open champion had signed up with the Brisbane Heat for the inaugural Women's Big Bash League 2015-16 season
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