WPL Auction 2024

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The Women's Premier League is an exciting new avenue for women's cricket in India, offering a platform for female players to exhibit their prowess in the T20 format. With the wholehearted support of the BCCI, the WPL has immense potential to grow and bring about a massive surge in popularity for women's cricket across the country.

One of the standout moments of the WPL 2024 auction was when Kashvee Gautam made history by becoming the most expensive uncapped player ever. The young player, who has been making waves in the domestic cricket scene, was bought by Gujarat Giants for INR 2 crore. Phoebe Litchfield was the first player to go under the hammer, and the talented Australian was quickly snapped up by the Giants for INR 1 crore. 

Another player who attracted a lot of attention at the auction was Annabel Sutherland. The Australian all-rounder was one of the joint-most expensive players in the auction, fetching INR 2 crore from Delhi Capitals.

The WPL 2024 action is scheduled to start on February 23, 2024. The first match will be between the reigning champions Mumbai Indians and the Delhi Capitals at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Five teams, with 18 players in each squad, will compete at the WPL 2024.

Women's Premier League Auction: Sold Players 

The Women's Premier League (WPL) is a groundbreaking initiative in the world of cricket that has been initiated by the tremendous success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for men. Renowned for its electrifying T20I cricket and a star-studded roster of players, the WPL has played a pivotal role in promoting the sport and providing a platform for domestic and international players to showcase their skills and talent. 

Here is the list of players sold in WPL 2024 auction. 

Kashvee GautamGujarat Giants
INR 2 crore
Phoebe LitchfieldGujarat GiantsINR 1 crore
Annabel SutherlandDelhi CapitalsINR 2 crore
Dani WyattUP WarriorzINR 30 Lakh
Georgia WarehamRoyal Challengers BangaloreINR 40 Lakh
Meghna SinghGujarat GiantsINR 30 Lakh
Shabnim IsmailMumbai IndiansINR 1.20 crore
Kate CrossRoyal Challengers BangaloreINR 30 Lakh
Ekta BishtRoyal Challengers BangaloreINR 60 Lakh
Vrinda DineshUP WarriorzINR 1.30 crore
Trisha PoojithaGujarat GiantsINR 10 Lakh
Aparna Mondal Delhi CapitalsINR 10 Lakh
Poonam KhemnarUP WarriorzINR 10 Lakh
S. SajanaMumbai IndiansINR 15 Lakh
Amandeep KaurMumbai IndiansINR 10 Lakh
Saima ThakorUP Warriorz INR 10 Lakh
Priya MishraGujarat GiantsINR 20 Lakh
Lauren CheatleGujarat GiantsINR 30 Lakh
Kathryn BryceGujarat GiantsINR 10 Lakh
Mannat KashyapGujarat GiantsINR 10 Lakh
Ashwani KumariDelhi CapitalsINR 10 Lakh
Fatima JafferMumbai IndiansINR 10 Lakh
Keerthana Balakrishnan Mumbai IndiansINR 10 Lakh
Shubha Sateesh Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 10 Lakh
Veda KrishnamurthyGujarat GiantsINR 30 Lakh
S. Meghana Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 30 Lakh
Simran BahadurRoyal Challengers BangaloreINR 30 Lakh
Gouher SultanaUP Warriorz INR 30 Lakh
Sophie Molinuex Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 30 Lakh
Tarannum Pathan Gujarat GiantsINR 10 Lakh

Women's Premier League Auction: Unsold Players 

Bharti FulmaliINR 30 Lakh
Mona MeshramINR 30 Lakh
G TrishaINR 10 Lakh
Raghvi BistINR 10 Lakh
Parushi PrabhakarINR 10 Lakh
Hurley GalaINR 10 Lakh
Nishu ChoudharyINR 10 Lakh
Aditi ChauhanINR 20 Lakh
Komal Preet KourINR 10 Lakh
Komal ZanzadINR 10 Lakh
Haorungbam ChanuINR 10 Lakh
Rekha SinghINR 10 Lakh
Tara NorrisINR 10 Lakh
Parunika SisodiaINR 10 Lakh
Sunanda YetrekarINR 10 Lakh
Sonam YadavINR 10 Lakh
Amisha BahukhandiINR 10 Lakh
Nicola CareyINR 30 Lakh
Alice Davidson RichardsINR 30 Lakh
Kristie GordonINR 30 Lakh
Dhara GujjarINR 10 Lakh
Nicola Hancock
INR 10 Lakh
Millicent IllingworthINR 10 Lakh
Paige ScholfieldINR 10 Lakh
Anushka SharmaINR 10 Lakh
Iris ZwillingINR 10 Lakh
Bhavana GoplaniINR 10 Lakh
Devika KINR 10 Lakh
Priyanka KoushalINR 10 Lakh
Tanisha SinghINR 10 Lak
Shivali ShindeINR 20 Lakh
Uma ChetryINR 10 Lakh
Gautami NaikINR 10 Lakh
Theertha SatishINR 10 Lakh
Nuzhat ParweenINR 30 Lakh
Lea TahuhuINR 30 Lakh
Kim GarthINR 50 Lakh
Shamilia ConnellINR 30 Lakh
Amanda-Jade WellingtonINR 30 Lakh
Preeti BoseINR 30 Lakh
Alana KingINR 30 Lakh
Inoka RanaweeraINR 30 Lakh
Drishya I VINR 10 Lakh
Jasia AkhterINR 10 Lakh
Arushi GoelINR 10 Lakh
Ridhima AggarwalINR 10 Lakh
Simran ShaikhINR 10 Lakh
G DivyaINR 10 Lakh
Sarah BryceINR 10 Lakh
Chamari AthapaththuINR 30 Lakh
Bess HeathINR 30 Lakh
Sushma VermaINR 30 Lakh
Amy JonesINR 40 Lakh
Tammy BeaumontINR 30 Lakh
Maia BoucherINR 30 Lakh
Priya PuniaINR 30 Lakh
Devika VaidyaINR 30 Lakh
Deandra DottinINR 50 Lakh
Nadine de KlerkINR 30 Lakh
Poonam RautINR 30 Lakh
Naomi StalenbergINR 30 Lakh

WPL Auction : Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Who is the most expensive buy in women's Premier League?

Answer: The Indian seamer Kashvee Gautam jointly became the most expensive buy of the Women's Premier League (WPL) Auction 2024 after being bought by Gujarat Giants for a price of ₹2 crore.

Q.2 Who is the owner of Women's Premier league in India?

Answer: The Women's Premier League is a women's Twenty20 cricket franchise league in India. It is owned and operated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Q.3 Who are the top 5 buys in WPL?

Answer: Annabel Sutherland - Rs 2 CR to Delhi Capitals, Kashvee Gautam - Rs 2 CR to Gujarat Giants, Vrinda Dinesh - Rs 1.3 CR to UP Warriorz, Shabnim Ismail - Rs.1.2 CR to Mumbai Indians and Phoebe Litchfield - Rs 1 CR to Gujarat Giants

Q.4 Who won the Tata Women's Premier League in 2023?

Answer: WPL 2023 Final: Mumbai Indians win inaugural Women's Premier League, beat Delhi Capitals by 7 wickets.