Capri Global paid INR 757 crore for the Lucknow franchise.
Capri Global Holdings Private Limited is one of five franchises that have purchased the rights to own and operate a Women’s Premier League team (WPL). They paid INR 757 crore for the Lucknow base and recently revealed that they will be known as the Lucknow Warriors in the much-anticipated tournament.
Rajesh Sharma, the company’s Managing Director, recently released a statement revealing the name of the franchise and stating that the Women’s Premier League provides them with a platform to showcase their initiatives aimed at reducing gender inequality. He also stated that this is a historic moment in cricket and that their primary goal is to inspire athletes and women from all walks of life.
“We are extremely proud to be a part of this historic moment in cricket, especially in being able to extend our support to some of the tremendously talented women in sports. “Our goal is to inspire athletes and women from all walks of life while breaking stereotypes,” Sharma said.