Tata Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2024 is a women’s T20 franchise just like IPL 2024. WPL 2024 has been scheduled and in this article, we discuss the WPL 2024 Schedule, Teams, Players list, Venue, and Auction Date.
The WPL 2023 was the inaugural women’s T20 league which is also operated and organised by the BCCI. In WPL 2023 there were five franchises who played in Mumbai. Mumbai Indians was the winner of the very first Women’s Premier T20 League in 2023.
Below is the table you can check out the full details related to the WPL 2024 Auction Date, Schedule, WPL 2024 Venue, Teams, and released players list.
|Event||Women Premier League|
|Season||2nd WPL 2024|
|Authority||Board of Control for Cricket in India|
|WPL 2024 Teams||Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, UP Warriorz|
|Total Franchises||5 Teams|
|Total Players||89 Players|
|WPL 2024 Auction Schedule||9, December 2024|
|WPL 2024 Auction Venue||Mumbai|
|Budget of Each team||Rs 100 Crore|
|Total Retained Players||60|
|Total Released Players||29|
|WPL 2024 Schedule||February 2024 to March 2024|
WPL 2024 Team List
In the WPL 2024, five franchises represent all the major states across India including Delhi, Mumbai, Gujrat, UP, and Bangalore. All these five franchises are sponsored by the biggest business tycoons including Reliance, Royal Challengers Liquor, and Addani Group.
The main motive behind the WPL is to give a stage to the domestic women cricketer. The reason the franchise only bid for the 6 overseas players.
Let’s take a look, at which teams are going to battle for the Tata WPL 2024.
- Gujarat Giants
- Mumbai Indians Woman (MI)
- Royal Challengers Bangalore Woman (RCB)
- Delhi Capitals Woman (DC)
- UP Warriorz
WPL 2024 Auction Player List
WPL is also sponsored by the Tata Group just like the Men’s T20 IPL. The first WPL Auction 2023 was held in Mumbai with $1.5 million (around INR 12 crore) allotted to each franchise to bid on the 15-18 players. Franchises were allowed to bid on six overseas players
Tata WPL 2024 retention window is already closed on 15th October. Before that, all five teams already announced the list of retained and released players for WPL 2024. All the player’s names are mentioned below.
TATA WPL 2024/ Squad Size/Salary Cap/Available Slots:
|Franchise||No of Players||No of Overseas Players||Total money spent (Rs.)||Salary cap available (Rs.)||Available Slots||Overseas Slots|
WPL 2024 Released Players
|Team Name||WPL 2024 Released Players’ Names|
|Gujarat Giants Women (GGW)||Annabel Sutherland*, Ashwani Kumari, Georgia Wareham*, Hurley Gala, Kim Garth*, Mansi Joshi, Monica Patel, Parunika Sisodia, Sabbineni Meghana, Sophia Dunkley*, Sushma Verma|
|Mumbai Indians Women (MIW)||Dhara Gujjar, Heather Graham*, Neelam Bisht, Sonam Yadav|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore Women (RCBW)||Dané Van Niekerk*, Erin Burns*, Komal Zanzad, Megan Schutt*, Poonam Khemnar, Preeti Bose, Sahana Pawar|
|Delhi Capitals Women (DCW)||Aparna Mondal, Jasia Akhter, Tara Norris*|
|UP Warriorz||Devika Vaidya, Shabnim Ismail*, Shivali Shinde, Simran Shaikh|
WPL Auction 2024 Retained Players
|Team Name||WPL 2024 Retained Players|
|Gujarat Giants Women (GGW)||Ashleigh Gardner*, Beth Mooney*, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Laura Wolvaardt*, Shabnam Shakil, Sneh Rana, Tanuja Kanwer|
|Mumbai Indians Women (MIW)||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 Women (RCBW)||Asha Shobana, Disha Kasat, Ellyse Perry*, Heather Knight*, Indrani Roy, Kanika Ahuja, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, Shreyanka Patil, Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine*|
|Delhi Capitals Women (DCW)||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|
|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*|