Royal Challengers Bangalore unveil brand new logo ahead of Women’s Premier League


The Royal Challengers Sports Pvt. Ltd were among the five entities that managed to acquire a team in the inaugural edition of the long-awaited Women’s Premier League. Right after which, the franchise took to social media and unveiled their brand-new logo for the upcoming season.

They have kept their red and gold colour intact and added a pictogram of the female gender sign to their logo.

“Breaking barriers, making history, and playing bold! Royal Challengers Bangalore are the proud owners of the Bengaluru Women’s Premier League Team,” the franchise tweeted.

Notably, the franchise spent INR 901 crore in order to own and operate a team in the new league. Meanwhile, the Adani Group spent INR 1289 crore for the Ahmedabad franchise, Mumbai Indians acquired a team for INR 912 crore, JSW has acquired the Delhi team for INR 810 crore, and Capri Global acquired the Lucknow franchise for INR 757 crore.

“Today is a historic day in cricket as the bidding for teams of inaugural #WIPL broke the records of the inaugural Men’s IPL in 2008! Congratulations to the winners as we garnered Rs. 4669.99 Cr in total bid,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah wrote on Twitter.

“This marks the beginning of a revolution in women’s cricket and paves the way for a transformative journey ahead not only for our women cricketers but for the entire sports fraternity. The #WIPL would bring necessary reforms in women’s cricket and would ensure an all-encompassing ecosystem that benefits each and every stakeholders,” Shah further added.

Meanwhile, the Viacom 18 Media Private Limited has acquired the media rights for the first five years of the Women’s Premier League for a cumulative figure of INR 951 crores.