WPL Expensive Players 2024 – Women’s Premier League

A total of 1525 players registered, but only 409 made the final list after being pruned. Of the 409 players, 246 are Indians, 163 are overseas players (8 are from associate nations). The auction has 202 capped players, 199 uncapped players, and 8 from associate nations. The teams have a maximum of 90 slots available, with 30 allotted for overseas players. The BCCI has mandated that each team have at least 15 players, with the minimum squad spend set at INR 9 crore. Each team is allowed a total purse value of INR 12 crore and can buy only six foreign players.


Following is a list of all the players of the 5 teams from WPL, along with the price of the players. I am telling you, these women made some huge bucks this year.

Gujarat Giants

10 slots were available for Gujarat Giants.

PlayerSalary (INR)
Phoebe Litchfield1 crore
Meghna Singh30 lakh
Trisha Poojitha10 lakh
Kashvee Gautam2 crore
Priya Mishra20 lakh
Lauren Cheatle30 lakh
Kathryn Bryce10 lakh
Mannat Kashyap10 lakh
Veda Krishnamurthy30 lakh
Tarannum Pathan10 lakh

Delhi Capitals women

Three slots were available for Delhi Capitals women

PlayerSalary (INR)
Annabel Sutherland2 crore
Aparna Mondal10 lakh
Ashwani Kumari10 lakh

Mumbai Indians women

Five slots were available for Mumbai Indian Women

PlayerSalary (INR)
Shabnim Ismail1.2 crore
S Sajana15 lakh
Amandeep Kaur10 lakh
Fatima Jaffer10 lakh
Keerthana Balakrishnan10 lakh

RCB Women

7 slots were available for RCB Women.

PlayerSalary (INR)
Georgia Wareham40 lakh
Kate Cross30 lakh
Ekta Bisht60 lakh
Shubha Satheesh10 lakh
S Meghana30 lakh
Simran Bahadur30 lakh
Sophie Molineux30 lakh

UP Warriorz

5 Slots were open for UP Warriorz

PlayerSalary (INR)
Danni Wyatt30 lakh
Vrinda Dinesh1.3 crore
Poonam Khemnar10 lakh
Saima Thakor10 lakh
Gouher Sultana10 lakh

Watch WPL 2024 Auction Live

Watch the WPL 2024 Auction Live on the Jio Cinema app in India. Stay tuned for regular updates on the top 10 most expensive players in the WPL 2023 Auction, including Smriti Mandhana, bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 3.40 cr. Other expensive players include Natalie Sciver, bought by Mumbai Indians for INR 3.20 cr, and Ashleigh Gardner, who went to Gujarat Giants for the same price.

Deepti Sharma and Jemimah Rodrigues were also bought at high prices by UP Warriorz and Delhi Capitals, respectively.

Concluding Remarks

The WPL 2023 follows strict rules, including a maximum squad size of 18 players, and no team can have more than six overseas players in their squad. The tournament will follow the Round Robin format with a Group System and Playoffs format, with each of the five participating teams playing against each other twice for 20 league matches.

The top-ranked team in the WPL Points Table will qualify directly for the final. At the same time, the eliminator match will be played between the 2nd and 3rd placed teams, and the eliminator winner will qualify as the second finalist for the WPL final match.

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