Women’s Premier League 2024 Auction: BCCI Releases List Of Players For WPL Auction


Women’s Premier League 2024 auction date, venue, timings: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has released the official list of players for Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2024 auction. Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2024 auction will take place on 9th December 2023 in Mumbai. A total of 165 cricketers’ names have been included for the Women’s Premier League (WPL) auction. There are 104 Indian women players in this list and 61 foreign players, out of which 15 players are from associate countries. The Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2024 auction list comprises 56 capped players, 109 uncapped players.

The five teams — Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gujarat Giants, Delhi Capitals, and UP Warriorz — have a maximum of 30 slots available, with 9 slots available for foreign players. Rs 50 lakh is the highest base price. Only two players – West Indies’ Deandra Dottin and Australia’s Kim Gart – opted to place themselves in the top bracket. Four players are in the auction list with a base price of Rs 40 lakh.

A total of 60 cricketers, including 21 overseas players, have been retained by five franchises. Simultaneously, 29 players have been released from their existing squads.

Which team has the biggest purse in Women’s Premier League 2024 auction?

Gujarat Giants hold the most substantial purse, amounting to Rs. 5.95 crore, as they enter WPL 2024 player auction. With 10 available slots, they have the flexibility to make strategic choices in the upcoming auction. Royal Challengers Bangalore (Rs. 3.35 crore), Delhi Capitals (Rs. 2.25 crore), UP Warriorz (Rs. 4 crore) have decent amounts left. Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, and UP Warriors can get three, seven, and five players, respectively.

Which team has the smallest purse in Women’s Premier League 2024 auction?

With five slots available, Defending champions Mumbai Indians will enter the Women’s Premier League 2024 auction with the smallest purse (2.1 crore).

Which players are likely to go big under the hammer in Women’s Premier League 2024 auction?

Deandra Dottin (West Indies) and Kim Gart (Australia) have positioned themselves with the highest base price (Rs 50 lakh), while Annabel Sutherland (Australia) and Georgia Wareham (Australia), Amy Jones (England), and Shabnim Ismail (South Africa) are the only four players in WPL 2024 Auction with a base price of Rs 40 lakh. Anticipation is high that these players will attract significant bids during Women’s Premier League 2024 auction.

When will Women’s Premier League 2024 tournament begin?

The upcoming auction for Women’s Premier League (WPL) has a salary cap of Rs. 13.5 crore allocated for each team to spend. According to reports, Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2024 tournament is scheduled to take place from February to March, next year.

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