The inaugural seasons of the Indian T20 League and the Women’s T20 League have had a lot of similarities within the opening days of the latter competition. The two competitions rank among India’s most popular cricket leagues in men’s and women’s cricket, respectively. Their brand values are extremely high, and numerous Indian city and state-based franchises contend for the coveted championship. The Women’s T20 League 2023 season began on March 4, and in just the first three games of the competition, there have been a few similarities to the Indian T20 League’s inaugural season in 2008. Here are four such uncanny similarities.
4.Opening games of both tournaments were one-sided
In 2008, the Kolkata franchise thrashed Bangalore in the Indian T20 opener. In the meantime, Gujarat women’s team were destroyed by Mumbai women’s team in the Women’s T20 League opener, making the first-ever games of the two premier T20 Leagues of India a one-sided contest.