The preparations for the inaugural season of the 2023 Women’s Premier League are underway. The season will take place in Mumbai from March 4 to March 26. CCI and DY Patil will be the two venues for the tournament. With the auctions around the corner, social media is abuzz with discussion about the tournament.
A bidding war is likely to take place as the best players from the world will be a part of the auctions. The five franchises – Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Giants, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and UP Warriorz will have to put on their thinking caps in order to outsmart other franchises. Let’s take a look at the details about the 2023 Women’s Premier League auctions.
When and where will the 2023 Women’s Premier League auction take place?
The Women’s Premier League 2023 Auction will take place on Monday, February 13 at the Jio Convention Center in Mumbai. The auction begins at 2:30 PM.
Telecast and Streaming Details
The 2023 Women’s Premier League auction will be live on Sports18Network. It will also be streamed on Jio Cinema App and on the website.
How many players will go under the hammer?
A total of 409 players will be part of the 2023 Women’s Premier League auction. The highest base price set for a player is 50 Lakhs, which has a total of 24 players from India and overseas. The other base price sets are Rs. 40 lakhs, 20 lakhs, and 10 lakhs.
Which players are in the highest base price set?
Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur, Sophie Devine, Sophie Ecclestone, Ashleigh Gardner, Ellyse Perry, Natalie Sciver, Deepti Sharma, Renuka Singh, Meg Lanning, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Varma, Deandra Dottin, Pooja Vastrakar, Dani Wyatt, Richa Ghosh, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Hayley Matthews, Katherine Brunt, Meghna Singh, Loryn Phiri, Darcie Brown.
What is the team purse?
Each of the five teams in the 2023 Women’s Premier League auction will have a purse of 12 crores each. A maximum of 18 players can be selected by each team in the auction, which means a total of 90 players will be sold.
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