The Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 held its first auction at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai on Monday, February 13.
Ahead of the tournament, Mumbai Indians (MI), Delhi Capitals (DC), Gujarat Giants (GG), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and UP Warriorz (UPW) strategically chose their ideal lineup.
The auction featured a total of 448 cricketers, 269 of whom were Indian and 179 were from overseas (including 19 players from Associate Nations).
The Mumbai Indians, five-time champions of the Men’s Indian Premier League, displayed their sharp acumen in the Women’s Premier League auction by making some smart signings.
They signed Harmanpreet Kaur and shortly after signing her, they announced her as the captain of the team. Listed below are the names of the players that Mumbai Indians acquired at the auction:
Mumbai Indians Women’s Money Spent: Rs 12 Crore
Mumbai Indians (MI) Women’s Full Full Squad:
Harmanpreet Kaur, Natalie Sciver, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Yastika Bhatia, Heather Graham, Isabelle Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Dhara Gujjar, Saika Ishaque, Hayley Matthews, Chloe Tryon, Humairaa Kaazi, Priyanka Bala, Sonam Yadav, Jintimani Kalita, Neelam Bisht
Mumbai Indians Women’s Squad Breakdown
- Batters: Dhara Gujjar
- Wicketkeepers: Yastika Bhatia, Priyanka Bala
- Bowlers: Saika Ishaque, Sonam Yadav
- All-Rounders: Harmanpreet Kaur, Natalie Sciver, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Heather Graham, Isabelle Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Hayley Matthews, Chloe Tryon, Humairaa Kaazi, Jintimani Kalita, Neelam Bisht
Coaching Staff: Charlotte Edwards (Head coach), Jhulan Goswami (Mentor and Bowling coach), Devieka Palshikaar (Batting coach), Trupti Bhattacharya (Team Manager)