Saba Karim, the former cricketer of the Indian cricket team and now the head talent scout for the IPL says he’s extremely hopeful that the Women’s IPL takes place soon. Most probably the Women’s IPL is set to take off next based on what the BCCI president, Saurav Ganguly, where he revealed,
“We are at the level of formulation to have a full-fledged WIPL. It is certainly going to happen. I strongly believe that next year i.e., 2023 will be a very good time to start a full-fledged women’s IPL which will be as big and grand a success as men’s IPL,”
So based on similar feelings, the former Cricketer Saba Karim, said,
“Shortly it should come up. I am extremely hopeful that the women’s IPL takes place sooner than later. The kind of voices we hear from BCCI, all that augurs very well for women’s cricket. We do have these exhibition IPL matches that have been taking place for three-four years. But the time has come now to step up and have a proper women’s IPL,”
He expressed this all while speaking to the IANS and also launching their first cricket academy in Noida. Karim, who also served as a member for the senior team selection committee, expressed that the Women’s IPL League will be a boost for women’s cricket in the country. He also added that the rapid pace would lead to constructive measures for a better future of women’s cricket in India. He also added,
“It is growing at a very rapid pace and to make it more constructive, to have much better future for the women cricketers.If the IPL comes through, that will be wonderful news for women cricket in India.”
Indeed, it will be a boost to women’s cricket and also a boost to the Indian economy.