The inaugural edition of WPL 2023 is about to start from 4 to 26 March in two venues including DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai, and CCI, Brabourne Stadium.
There are a total of 5 teams including Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, UP Warriorz, and Gujarat Giants would take part in it. This tournament will be a stepping for Indian Cricket and women’s cricket in which many international T20I cricketers would get to share the dressing room with Indian stars.
Each Team will play others twice with the top team qualifying directly for the finals. The second and third-place teams will play eliminator and the winner of the eliminator would feature in the finals.
Here we look at the teams for WPL 2023:
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Smriti Mandhana (C) 3.4 Crore, Sophie Devine ( New Zealand) Ellyse Perry (Australia) Renuka Singh ( India) Richa Ghosh ( India) Heather Knight ( England) Eric Burns ( Australia), Dan Van Niekerk ( South Africa), Indrani Roy ( India), Disha Kasat ( India), Shreyanka Patil ( India), Kanika Ahuja ( India), Asha Shobana ( India), Preeti Bose ( India), Poonam Khenmar ( India), Komal Zanzad ( India), Sahana Pawar ( India), Asha Shobana ( India).
Head Coach– Ben Sawyer
Assistant Coach– Malonan Ranarajan
Fielding Coach and Scout: Vanitha VR
Batting Coach– RX Murali
Mentor– Sania Mirza.
Harmanpreet Kaur (C) ( India), Nat Sciver Brunt ( England), Amelia Kerr ( New Zealand), Pooja Vastkar ( India), Yastika Bhatia ( India), Heather Graham ( Australia), Issy Wong ( England), Amanjot Kaur ( India), Dhara Gujur ( India), Saika Ishqaue ( India), Hayley Mathews ( West Indies), Chole Tryon ( South Africa), Humaira Kazi ( India), Priyanka Bala ( India), Sonam Yadav ( India), Jintamani Kalita ( India), Neelam Bisht ( India).
Head Coach– Charlotte Edwards
Mentor and Bowling Coach– Jhulan Goswami
Batting Coach– Devika Palshikhar
Beth Mooney (C) (WK) ( Australia), Ash Gardner ( Australia), Sophia Dunkley ( England), Annabel Sutherland ( Australia), Harleen Deol ( India), Deandra Dottin ( West Indies), Sneha Rana (VC), Georgia Wareham ( Australia), Sabbehini Meghana ( India), Mansi Joshi ( India), Dayalan Hemalatha ( India), Tanuja Kanwar ( India), Monica Patel ( India), Sushma Verma ( India), Hurley Gala ( India), Ashwani Kumari ( India), Parunki Sisodia ( India), Shabnam Shakil ( India).
Head Coach– Racheal Haynes
Bowling Coach– Nooshin Al Khadeer
Batting Coach– Tushar Arothe
Fielding Coach– Gavan Twining
Mentor and Advisor– Mithali Raj.
Meg Lanning (C), (Australia), Jemimah Rodrigues (VC) ( India), Shafali Verma ( India), Radha Yadav ( India), Shikha Pandey (India), Marianze Kapp ( South Africa), Titas Sadhu ( India), Alice Capsey ( India), Tara Norris (USA), Laura Harris ( Australia), Jasia Akther ( India), Minnu Mani ( India), Taniya Bhatia ( India), Jess Jonassen ( Australia), Sneha Deepthi ( India), Poonam Yadav ( India), Aparna Mondal ( India), Arundhati Reddy ( India).
Head Coach– Jonathan Batty
Fielding Coach– Biju George
Assistant Coaches– Hemalata Kala, Lisa Keightely
Alyssa Healy (C, WK) ( Australia), Sophie Ecclestone ( England), Deepti Sharma (VC), India, Tahila McGrath ( Australia), Shabnim Ismail ( South Africa), Anjali Sarvani ( India), Rajeshwari Gayakwad ( India), Parshavi Chopra ( India), Shweta Sehrawat ( India), S Yashari ( India), Kiran Navgire ( India), Grace Harris ( Australia), Devika Vaidya ( India), Lauren Bell ( England), Laxmi Yadav ( India), Simran Sheikh ( India).
Head Coach– Jon Lewis
Assistant Coach– Anju Jain
Bowling Coach– Ashely Noffikle
Mentor– Lisa Stheklar
Schedule of WPL 2023
- Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians (DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 4 March 7.30
- RCB vs Delhi Capitals (Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)- 5 March 3.30
- UP Warriorz vs Gujarat Giants (DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 5 March 7.30
- MI vs RCB (CCI, Brabourne Stadium)- 6 March 2023- 7.30
- DC vs UPW (DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 7 March 2023- 7.30
- GG vs RCB (Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)- 8 March 2023- 7.30
- DC vs MI (DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 9 March 7.30
- RCB vs UPW (Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)- 10 March 7.30
- GG vs DC (DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 11 March 7.30
- UPW vs MI (Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)- 12 March 7.30
- DC vs RCB ( DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 11 March 7.30 PM
- MI vs GG (Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)- 14 March 7.30 PM
- UPW vs RCB (DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 15 March 7.30 PM
- DC vs GG (Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)- 16 March 7.30
- MI vs UPW (DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 18 March 3.30 PM
- RCB vs GG (Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)- 18 March 7.30 PM
- GG vs UPW (DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 20 March 3.30 PM
- MI vs DC (Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)- 20 March 7.30 Pm
- RCB vs MI (DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai)- 21 March 3.30 PM
- UPW vs DC (Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai)- 21 March 7.30 PM
The winner of the WPL season 1 will get a price money of Rs 10 Crore. It will be telecasted on Sports 18 channel in India.
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