WPL: Bank breakers of Women's Premier League 2023 auction

Sports Tak Staff
February 142023

Five franchises splashed money to buy their favourite players in the Women's Premier League auction on Monday (February 13). Let's have a look at the list of most expensive buys of WPL auction.

India's Smriti Mandhana was tipped to be one of the most expensive players. But RCB broke the bank for her as the southpaw went for a massive sum of
Rs 3.4 crore.

English all-rounder Natalie Sciver is the joint-most expensive overseas player in the auction. Sciver went to Mumbai Indians for a whopping 3.2 crore.

Australian all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner was sold to Gujarat Giants for a whopping Rs 3.2 crore. The 25-year-old is an aggressive batter who can bowl decent off-break.

India's own all-round prodigy Deepti Sharma was the biggest pick for UP Warriorz, who signed her for 2.6 crore. It was a bidding war between UP and MI, but the former managed to prevail in the end.

India's star batter Jemimah Rodrigues was acquired by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.2 crore.

India's Under-19 T20 World Cup winning captain Shafali Verma was roped in by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2 crore.

Gujarat Giants managed to add the legendary Aussie batter Beth Mooney in their ranks for Rs 2 crore.

India's star all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar was picked by Mumbai Indians for a staggering amount of Rs 1.9 crore.

India's star cricketer Richa Ghosh was hunted by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 1.9 crore.

English all-rounder Sophie Ecclestone was bought by UP Warriorz for Rs 1.8 crore, making her the 4th most expensive overseas player in the auction.

Mumbai Indians broke bank on India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur as she was signed for Rs 1.8 crore.

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