The Women’s Premier League WPL) announced the player’s retention list for the 2024 season on Thursday, October 19. The window to submit the list of retained players ended on October 15, 2023. The five teams have retained 69 players, including 21 overseas cricketers, while 29 players were released ahead of the auctions.
One of the notable names in the released players list is of Megan Schutt. She played for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the inaugural season. In seven matches, she scored 52 runs at took four wickets. Meanwhile, Devika Vaidya has also been released from the team. She was part of the UP Warriorz team took one wicket and scored 77 runs. The UP Warriorz also released South African cricketer Shabnim Ismail.
🚨 NEWS 🚨: TATA Women's Premier League 2024 Player Retention List.
While 60 players, including 21 overseas cricketers, were retained across five franchises, 29 players were released from their existing squads. #TATAWPL
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— Women's Premier League (WPL) (@wplt20) October 19, 2023
Players Released Ahead of WPL 2024 Auctions
Delhi Capitals: Aparna Mondal, Jasia Akhter, Tara Norris
Gujarat Giants: Annabel Sutherland, Ashwani Kumari, Georgia Wareham, Hurley Gala, Kim Garth, Mansi Joshi, Monica Patel, Parunika Sisodia, Sabbineni Meghana, Sophia Dunkley, Sushma Verma
Mumbai Indians: Dhara Gujjar, Heather Graham, Neelam Bisht, Sonam Yadav
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Dané Van Niekerk, Erin Burns, Komal Zanzad, Megan Schutt, Poonam Khemnar, Preeti Bose, Sahana Pawar
UP Warriorz: Devika Vaidya, Shabnim Ismail, Shivali Shinde, Simran Shaikh
Retained players list for WPL 2024
Delhi Capitals: Alice Capsey, Arundhati Reddy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Jess Jonassen, Laura Harris, Marizanne Kapp, Meg Lanning, Minnu Mani, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sneha Deepthi, Taniyaa Bhatia, Titas Sadhu
Gujarat Giants: Ashleigh Gardner, Beth Mooney, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Laura Wolvaardt, Shabnam Shakil, Sneh Rana, Tanuja Kanwer
Mumbai Indians: Amanjot Kaur, Amelia Kerr, Chloe Tryon, Harmanpreet Kaur, Hayley Matthews, Humairaa Kaazi, Isabelle Wong, Jintimani Kalita, Natalie Sciver, Pooja Vastrakar, Priyanka Bala, Saika Ishaque, Yastika Bhatia
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Asha Shobana, Disha Kasat, Ellyse Perry, Heather Knight, Indrani Roy, Kanika Ahuja, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, Shreyanka Patil, Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine
UP Warriorz: Alyssa Healy, Anjali Sarvani, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Kiran Navgire, Lauren Bell, Laxmi Yadav, Parshavi Chopra, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, S. Yashasri, Shweta Sehrawat, Sophie Ecclestone, Tahlia Mcgrath