WPL stands for Women’s Premier League. Indian cricket board, BCCI has now introduced the WPL-like IPL for women’s cricket. It is a huge step in women’s cricket as we all know how famous is IPL. Five teams will participate in the first edition of the tournament which will start in 2023. The auction has been completed for the players and now in this article, we will see the top 8 most expensive players in WPL 2023.
#8 Richa Ghosh
Indian right-handed batsman, Richa Ghosh is picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise. RCB bought her for 1.9 crore rupees.
#7 Beth Mooney
Australian cricketer, Beth Mooney is at No.7 as she is picked by Gujarat Giants for 2 crore rupees.
#6 Shafali Verma
Under 19 world cup winning captain and one of the best batsmen in the Indian cricket team, Shafali Verma is picked by Delhi Capitals for 2 crore rupees.
#5 Jemimah Rodrigues
Indian start player, Jemimah Rodrigues is middle order right-handed batsman, she played a match-winning knock against Pakistan recently. Jemimah was bought by Delhi Capitals for 2.2 crore rupees.
#4 Deepti Sharma
Indian all-rounder Deepti Sharma is at No.4 on our list. She has recently completed 100 wickets in T20Is. She was picked by UP Warriors for 2.6 crore rupees.
#3 Natalie Sciver
England’s star player, Natalie Sciver was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise for 3.2 crore rupees. RCB has done some brilliant auction work.
#2 Ashleigh Gardener
Australia’s star batsman, Ashleigh Gardener was picked by Gujarat Giants for 3.2 crore rupees. She is at No.2 on our list as she is now the second most expensive cricketer in the first WPL auction.
#1 Smriti Mandhana
Probably the No.1 T20I female batsman in the world, Smriti Mandhana is the most expensive buy in the WPL auction 2023. She was picked by none other than the fan favourite franchise, RCB for an incredible amount of 3.4 crore rupees.