The Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) has been running successfully over the years, and Healy opined that the women's IPL is a much-needed step.

Australia wicket-keeping batter Alyssa Healy wants to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League.

Speaking at the Australia Cricket Awards, Healy said that it would be nice if she is picked by RCB for the first edition of the tournament.

Alyssa’s husband Mitchell Starc also played for the Bangalore-based team.

“The 12 months will be exciting. I can’t decide about my team in WPL but it will be nice if I play for Royal Challengers Bangalore,” she said.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India revealed the names of five franchises. The tournament is expected to be played in March and big names are likely to compete in the first season.

The teams were sold for INR 4669.99 crores. Adani Sportsline paid a whopping INT 1289 crore for the Ahmedabad franchise.

Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Capitals bought the teams for INR 912.99 crore, INR 901 crore, and INR 810 crore, respectively.

Capri Global Holdings paid INR 757 crore for the Lucknow franchise.

Earlier, Viacom18 paid INR 951 crore for the media rights.

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