WPL 2024 Player Auction: 165 cricketers set to go beneath the hammer, Dottin and Garth in highest base value bracket


With the Women’s Premier League 2024 Auction scheduled for December 9, the participant record has been introduced with a complete of 165 cricketers set to go beneath the hammer. Out of 165 gamers within the WPL 2024 Player Auction record, 104 are Indians and 61 are abroad cricketers, together with 15 from affiliate nations. The record additionally consists of 56 capped gamers and 109 un capped cricketers. Each crew has a most of 30 slots out there with 9 for abroad gamers.

Kim Garth throughout WPL 2023.

Gujarat Giants will go into the public sale with the most important wage cap out there, amounting to 5.95 crore. Meanwhile, defending champion Mumbai Indians have the smallest purse ( 2.1 crore) among the many 5 groups. Meanwhile, final season’s runners-up Delhi Capitals have a handbag of 2.25 crore. There are solely two gamers who’ve the best base value of 50 lakh; West Indies star Deandra Dottin and Australia’s Kim Garth.

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Dottin was acquired by Gujarat for WPL 2023 and his price ticket was 60 lakh. But she was controversially withdrawn from the event earlier than the season started. She was additional changed by Garth, however she has been launched by the franchise.

Ahead of the public sale, 60 gamers have been retained throughout 5 groups, which embody 21 abroad gamers, whereas 29 cricketers had been launched from their present rosters. In a stunning transfer, pacer Shabnim Ismail was launched by UP Warriorz, after taking part in solely three fixtures in WPL 2023. She took three wickets at an economic system price of 8.76. Meanwhile, UPW additionally shockingly launched Devika Vaidya, who they signed for 1.4 crore within the final public sale. In seven video games, she solely scored 77 runs and bagged a wicket.

On the opposite hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore launched Aussie Megan Schutt, who featured in eight matches final season, taking 4 wickets at an economic system price of 8.46. Also, Delhi Capitals launched Tara Norris, who was roped in for 10 lakhs. Gujarat launched all-rounder Sophia Dunkley, who was bought for 60 lakhs.

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