WPL 2023 Auction details, Start date, and Schedule

Anand Sharma
22. February 2023

WPL 2023 auction ended on 13th February 2023, a list of 409 players enrolled for the 1st WPL auction. Mallika Sagar is the Auctioneer for the first edition of Women’s IPL 2023. A total of 90 slots were available before the auction, and 86 players were sold by the end of the auction.

Smirti Mandhana remains the no.1 entrant and the highest buy for the WPL 2023 auction. Do you know who the highest buy was in the IPL inaugural season? That happened in 2008. Check our article for that information; before that, check our IPL betting odds page for an interesting update about the IPL 2023 start date information.

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WPL Squads after the WPL auction 2023

The WPL Squads list is out right after the WPL auction 2023. BCCI and WPL working committee didn’t waste much time announcing the fixtures of the upcoming league. So, the inaugural season of the WPL 2023 will happen from March 4th – March 26th 2023.

Most of the best betting sites in India have already brought in some interesting promotional offers for new customers and sign-ups; WPL exclusive bonus offers will be out very soon. The WPL betting odds will also be released; going ahead will come up with some exclusive WPL betting predictions. Stay tuned!

M S DHONI was the highest-paid player of the IPL auction for the IPL Season 1 in 2008.

Delhi Capitals

The total slots filled is 17, and the remaining purse is 5 Lakhs INR.

DC squad for WPL 2023: Jemimah Rodrigues, Meg Lanning, Shefali Verma, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Marizanne Kapp, Arundhati Reddy, Titas Sadhu, Alice Capsey, Tara Norris, Laura Harris, Jasia Akhter, Minnu Mani, Taniya Bhatia, Poonam Yadav, Jess Jonassen, Sneha Deepthi, and Aparna Mondal.

UP Warriorz

The total slots filled is 16, and the remaining purse is 0.

UPW squad for WPL 2023: Sophie Ecclestone, Deepti Sharma, Tahlia McGrath, Shabnim Ismail, Alyssa Healy, Anjali Sarvani, Grace Harris, Devika Vaidya, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shweta Sehrawat, Soppadhandi Yashasri, Parshavi Chopra, Kiran Navgire, Lauren Bell, Laxmi Yadav, and Simran Shaikh.

Mumbai Indians

The total slots filled is 17, and the remaining purse is 0.

MI Squad for WPL 2023: Harmanpreet Kaur, Natalie Sciver-Brunt, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Yastika Bhatia, Humairaa Kaazi, Priyanka Bala, Heather Graham, Isabelle Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Dhara Gujjar, Saika Ishaque, Hayley Matthews, Chloe Tryon, Sonam Yadav, Jintamani Kalita, and Neelam Bisht.

Gujarat Giants

The total slots filled is 18, and the remaining purse is 35 lakhs INR.

GG squad for WPL 2023: Ashleigh Gardner, Beth Mooney, Sophia Dunkley, Deandra Dottin, Annabel Sutherland, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Sabbineni Meghana, Georgia Wareham, Dayalan Hemalatha, Monica Patel, Tanuja Kanwer, Mansi Joshi, Sushma Verma, Hurley Gala, Ashwani Kumari, Parunika Sisodia, Shabnam Shakil.

Royal Challengers Bangalore

The total slots filled is 18, and the remaining purse is 10 lakhs INR.

RCB Squad for WPL 2023: Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, Erin Burns, Disha Kasat, Indrani Roy, Shreyanka Patil, Kanika Ahuja, Asha Shobana, Heather Knight, Dane van Niekerk, Preeti Bose, Poonam Khemnar, Komal Zanzad

WPL 2023 Rules

  • Each team is allowed a maximum of 18 players in their squad
  • Teams can have a maximum of Six overseas players
  • 1 Player from a Full member nation and one from an associate member nation needs to be picked

FAQs for the Women’s Premier League 2023

What are the WPL 2023 fixtures?

A total of 20 league matches and two playoff games will be played in 23 days. The inaugural Women’s Premier League will begin on 4th March 2023 at the DY Patil Stadium between GGvsMI.

The match timings are Evening matches will start at 7:30 PM IST, and D/N matches will start at 3:30 PM IST. The final game of the league matches will be played on 21st March between UPWvsDC. The eliminator will be played on 24th March, and the final of WPL will be played on 26th March 2023, Saturday.

What are the total Teams of the WPL 2023?

There are a total of 5 teams participating in the WPL; they are:

Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, and UP Warriorz

Who are the best buys of the WPL 2023?

The five franchises have fought out for their best in round 1 itself; the WPL auction was a hit straight after the first pick, i.e. no.5 slot, Smriti Mandhana, got sold for the highest bid of the WPL 2023.

  1. Smriti Mandhana – 3.40 INR Crores
  2. Ashleigh Gardner – 3.20 INR Crores
  3. Natalie Sciver – 3.20 INR Crores
  4. Deepti Sharma – 2.60 INR Crores
  5. Jemimah Rodrigues – 2.20 INR Crores

About the author

Anand Sharma joined our team at Betting-India.pro from the beginning and has been an important factor in becoming one of the best and informative Indian site that offers not only the best bookies and bonus promotions, we also have the latest news for many sports and of course especially for cricket. Besides that Anand is also looking for to write more about football, basketball and other big sports just to offer a bigger variety to our readers.