‘Cannot wait forever’ – Mithali Raj wants women’s IPL from 2021

Lahoma Whitelow


Mithali Raj, Indian Women’s ODI captain, thinks the BCCI really should not “wait endlessly” to organise the women’s IPL, and wishes the inaugural event to be held in 2021. Raj, at present the most knowledgeable player in women’s cricket, said that the women’s IPL could initially be on a “lesser scale”.

“I individually truly feel they really should begin a women’s IPL by upcoming calendar year, even if it’s on a marginally lesser scale and with some improvements in rules, these as, say, have 5 to six international players in the first version as an alternative of 4 as is the situation with the men’s IPL,” Raj told ESPNcricinfo in an substantial chat.

Raj is the next formidable voice in Indian cricket to urge the BCCI to begin the women’s IPL shortly. Quickly soon after India misplaced to Australia in the closing of the Women’s T20 Environment Cup previous

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