The Women’s Premier League (WPL) will play its debut season beginning on March 4 in Mumbai, with the final match scheduled for March 26. The BCCI is all set to conduct the inaugural WPL 2023 auction on February 13.
All of the games will take place at the Brabourne Stadium and the DY Patil Stadium, with the tournament’s first game between Gujarat Giants and a franchise owned by the Mumbai Indians anticipated. The five franchises are Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and UP Warriorz.
The first season will consist of 22 games, with the top-ranked team in the league stage automatically advancing to the championship game. The teams who finished second and third will compete for a spot in the championship game.
The auction purse for each franchise in the WPL’s inaugural season is Rs 12 crore. Players with cap restrictions had the choice of a base fee in one of three ranges: Rs 30 lakh, Rs 40 lakh, or Rs 50 lakh. Base prices for uncapped players are Rs. 10 lakh and Rs. 20 lakh.
Two of the most well-known figures in women’s cricket from India, Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana, have given their names in the INR 50 Lakh price range. Know the complete details on WPL 2023 auction, date, time, price, players and live streaming.
On what date will the WPL 2023 Auction be held?
The WPL 2023 auction will be held on February 13.
What is the venue of the WPL 2023 Auction?
The WPL 2023 Auction will be held at the Jio World Convention Centre, Mumbai.
When will the WPL Player Auction begin?
The WPL 2023 Auction will begin at 2:30 pm IST on February 13.
How to watch WPL 2023 Player Auction on TV?
The WPL 2023 Player Auction will be telecast on the Sports18 Network in India.
How to watch live streaming of the WPL 2023 Player Auction online?
The WPL 22023 Player Auction will be streamed live on the JioCinema app and website.
WPL 2023 auction: Total players
For the inaugural WPL 2023 auction, a total of 1525 players registered. Of the final 409 players, 246 are Indians, 163 are from other countries, and 8 are from partner countries. There are 202 capped players and 199 uncapped players.
WPL 2023 auction: Purse and slots details
At the WPL 2023 player auction, each side will have a budget of Rs 12 crore and must purchase a minimum of 15 players and a maximum of 18. The starting eleven may contain up to five foreign players, including one from an associate member nation.
At the highest base price of Rs 50 lakh, 24 players have listed themselves. Among the few Indians who have chosen to be in the highest reserve price group are Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, and Shafali Verma.
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