WPL AUCTION 2023(Source_Twitter)
WPL 2023: Amidst the craze of the
Indian Premier League, the most talked-about T20 league of the cricket world, now a similar thrill is going to prevail in women’s cricket as well. After the men’s T20 league played under the banner of BCCI, now just before the first season of the women’s T20 league, the bidding of players took place, in which a fierce battle was seen. 5 franchises entered the auction area and they tried to pick the best team with all their efforts to make their team strong and balanced. The first auction of the Women’s Premier League also witnessed the same excitement as the IPL auction.
In the auction that started in Mumbai on Saturday afternoon, 5 franchises included in this tournament landed on the table. Owners of
Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, UP Warriors, Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Giants selected players under thorough planning. Who selected 87 players out of a total of 409 players and strengthened their respective sides. While some big names remained unsold, some young faces surprised.
WPL 2023 Mumbai Indians Squad
Player Country Role Auction Price Harmanpreet Kaur India Batter INR 1.60 crores Natalie Sciver England Allrounder INR 3.20 crores Amelia Kerr New Zealand Allrounder INR 1.00 crores Pooja Vastrakar India Allrounder INR 1.90 crores Yastika Bhatia India Wicketkeeper INR 1.50 crores Heather Graham Australia Allrounder INR 30 Lakhs Issy Wong England Bowler INR 30 Lakhs Amanjot Kaur India Batter INR 50 Lakhs Dhara Gujjar India Batter INR 10 Lakhs Saika Ishaque India Batter INR 10 Lakhs Hayley Matthews West Indies Allrounder INR 40 Lakhs Chloe Tryon South Africa Allrounder INR 30 Lakhs Humaira Kazi India Allrounder INR 10 Lakhs Priyanka Bala India Batter INR 20 Lakhs Sonam Yadav India Bowler INR 10 Lakhs Neelam Bisht India Batter INR 10 Lakhs Jintamani Kalita India Allrounder INR 10 Lakhs
WPL 2023 Delhi Capitals Squad
Player Country Role Auction Price Jemimah Rodrigues India Batter INR 2.20 crores Meg Lanning Australia Batter INR 1.10 crores Shafali Verma India Batter INR 2 crores Radha Yadav India Allrounder INR 40 Lakhs Shikha Pandey India Allrounder INR 60 Lakhs Marizanne Kapp South Africa Allrounder INR 1.5 crores Titas Sadhu India Bowler INR 25 Lakhs Alice Capsey England Batter INR 75 Lakhs Tara Norris USA Bowler INR 10 Lakhs Laura Harris Australia Batter INR 45 Lakhs Jasia Akhtar India Batter INR 20 Lakhs Minnu Mani India Allrounder INR 30 Lakhs Taniya Bhatia India Wicketkeeper INR 30 Lakhs Poonam Yadav India Bowler INR 30 Lakhs Jess Jonassen Australia Bowler INR 50 Lakhs Sneha Deepthi India Allrounder INR 30 Lakhs Arundhati Reddy India Allrounder INR 30 Lakhs Aparna Mondal India Wicketkeeper INR 10 Lakhs
WPL 2023 Gujarat Giants Squad
Player Country Role Auction Price Ashleigh Gardner Australia Allrounder INR 3.20 crores Beth Mooney Australia Wicketkeeper INR 2.00 Crores Sophia Dunkley England Batter INR 60 Lakhs Annabel Sutherland Australia Allrounder INR 70 Lakhs Harleen Deol India Allrounder INR 40 Lakhs Deandra Dottin West Indies Allrounder INR 60 Lakhs Sneh Rana India Bowler INR 75 Lakhs S Meghana India Batter INR 30 Lakhs Georgia Wareham Australia Bowler INR 75 Lakhs Mansi Joshi India Bowler INR 30 Lakhs D Hemalatha India Batter INR 30 Lakhs Monica Patel India Allrounder INR 30 Lakhs Tanuja Kanwer India Bowler INR 50 Lakhs Sushma Verma India Wicketkeeper INR 60 Lakhs Hurley Gala India Allrounder INR 10 Lakhs Ashwani Kumari India Allrounder INR 30 Lakhs Parunika Sisodia India Bowler INR 10 Lakhs Shabnam MD India Bowler INR 10 Lakhs
WPL 2023 RCB Squad
Player Country Role Auction Price Smrithi Mandhana India Batter INR 3.40 crores Sophie Devine New Zealand Allrounder INR 50 lakh Ellyse Perry Australia Allrounder INR 1.70 crores Renuka Singh India Bowler INR 1.50 crores Richa Ghosh India Wicketkeeper INR 1.90 crores Erin Burns Australia Allrounder INR 30 Lakhs Disha Kasat India Batter INR 10 Lakhs Indrani Roy India Wicketkeeper INR 10 Lakhs Shreyanka Patil India Batter INR 10 Lakhs Kanika Ahuja India Batter INR 35 Lakhs Asha Shobana India Batter INR 10 Lakhs Heather Knight England Allrounder INR 40 Lakhs Dane van Niekerk South Africa Allrounder INR 30 Lakhs Preeti Bose India Bowler INR 30 Lakhs Poonam Khemnar India Allrounder INR 10 Lakhs Komal Zanzad India Bowler INR 25 Lakhs Megan Schutt Australia Bowler INR 40 Lakhs Sahana Pawar India Bowler INR 10 Lakhs
WPL 2023 UP Warrior Squad
Player Country Role Auction Price Sophie Ecclestone England Allrounder INR 1.80 crores Deepti Sharma India Allrounder INR 2.60 crores Tahlia McGrath Australia Allrounder INR 1.40 crore Shabnim Ismail South Africa Bowler INR 1.00 crore Alyssa Healy Australia Wicketkeeper INR 70 Lakhs Anjali Sarvani India Bowler INR 55 Lakhs Rajeshwari Gayakwad India Bowler INR 40 Lakhs Parshavi Chopra India Allrounder INR 10 Lakhs Shweta Sehrawat India Allrounder INR 40 Lakhs S Yashasri India Bowler INR 10 Lakhs Kiran Navgire India Batter INR 30 Lakhs Grace Harris Australia Bowler INR 75 Lakhs Devika Vaidya India Allrounder INR 1.4 crore Lauren Bell England Bowler INR 30 Lakhs Laxmi Yadav India Bowler INR 10 Lakhs Simran Shaikh India Batsman INR 10 Lakhs
Team Name Owner City Captain Amount Gujarat Giants Adani Group Ahmedabad TBA INR 1289 Cr Mumbai Indians Reliance Industries Mumbai TBA INR 912.99 Cr Royal Challengers Bangalore Diageo Bengaluru TBA INR 901 Cr Delhi Capitals JSW–GMR Delhi TBA INR 810 Cr UP Warriorz Capri Global Lucknow TBA INR 757 Cr
WPL 2023 Broadcasting Rights
Viacom18 had acquired the global media rights for TV and digital broadcast for the inaugural Women’s Premier League under a five-year contract starting 2023 for an amount of Rs 951 crore.
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WPL Unsold Player List:
Unsold Players Tazmin Brits (SA) Laura Wolvaardt (SA) Tamsin Beaumont (ENG) Suné Luus (SA) Danni Wyatt (ENG) Chamari Athapaththu (SL) Anushka Sanjeevani (SL) Bernadine Bezuidenhout (NZ) Amy Jones (ENG) Shamilia Connell (WI) Freya Davies (ENG) Jahanara Alam (BAN) Lea Tahuhu (NZ) Ayabonga Khaka (SA) Shakera Selman (WI) Sarah Glenn (ENG) Nonkululeko Mlaba (SA) Inoka Ranaweera (SL) Alana King (AUS) Afy Fletcher (WI) Fran Jonas (NZ) Nadine de Klerk (SA) Salma Khatun (BAN) Rishita Basu Soumya Tiwari Grace Scrivens (ENG) Archana Devi G. Trisha Mannat Kashyap Najla C M C Shabnam Shakil Falak Naz Sonia Mendhiya Shorna Akter Shikha Shalot Katherine Sciver-Brunt (ENG) Simran Bahadur Anuja Patil Swagatika Rath Kathryn Bryce Sarah Bryce Nishu Chaudhary Sanjana S Tarannum Pathan Shipra Giri Aarushi Goyal Ishwari Savkar Divya Gnananda Mahika Gaur Ekta Bisht Gauhar Sultana Meghna Singh Bharti Fulmai Tess Flintoff Neetu Singh Parushi Prabhakar