Although the ECB might have dismissed the WICL
, but it has backed the new ICC International Women's Championship, in which the top eight teams in the world rankings would rake part and their results would determine the qualification for the 2017 Women's World Cup, the report added.
Martyn also said that Cricket Australia (CA) has given its backing to the project 'in principle', adding that former Australia bowler Geoff Lawson is part of the WICL
management team while former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd is a WICL
The likes of Meg Lanning, Ellyse Perry and Alex Blackwell are being lined up to star in the inaugural Women's International Cricket League (WICL
), which will pay top players up to 40,000 dollars each for a six-team competition to be played over 10 to 12 days.