[caption id="attachment_712446" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/harmanpreet.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-712446" alt="Harmanpreet Kaur playing in WBBL Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/harmanpreet.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Harmanpreet Kaur playing in WBBL Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india" target="_blank">India</a> aims to launch a women's version of its hugely popular <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/indian-premier-league" target="_blank">Indian Premier League (IPL)</a> cricket tournament in the next three years, a senior official said Tuesday. <p></p> <p></p>As part of the build-up, top international women players will take part in a Twenty20 game at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium next week. <p></p> <p></p>"We are planning to get a women's IPL in place in two to three years," Board of Control for Cricket in India administrator Vinod Rai told AFP. <p></p> <p></p>No firm details of the new league have yet been revealed, but pressure for a women's IPL has been building since India reached the final of the women's World Cup in England last year. <p></p> <p></p>England's Danni Wyatt, Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry and New Zealand captain Suzie Bates are some of the names confirmed for the May 22 exhibition game. <p></p> <p></p>Top Indians including national skipper Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami and Harmanpreet Kaur will compete in an Indian team under IPL rules in the exhibition. <p></p> <p></p>"The match to be played between a BCCI XI and IPL XI will take place ahead of the first (men's IPL) playoff at the Wankhede Stadium," Rai said. <p></p> <p></p>Also signed up are wicketkeeper-batter Alyssa Healy, Megan Schutt and Beth Mooney from Australia, and Kiwi batter Sophie Devine, who holds the record for the fastest half-century in women's T20Is. <p></p> <p></p>IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla said: "Even as the IPL continues to roll like a well-oiled machine, over the last couple of weeks efforts were made to put in place a similar structure for women cricketers. <p></p> <p></p>"We were in talks with several boards and I am pleased with the outcome."