WPL 2023 Team Squads, Coaches & Captains | Women’s Premier League All Teams Squad

Women’s Premier League (WPL) inaugural edition is all set to be played from March 4 to March 26 next month with five franchises participating in the tournament. All the WPL 2023 team squads were finalized in the WPL 2023 auction event which was held in Mumbai on the 13th of February, 2023. It was a historic occasion for Women’s cricket all around the globe to witness young and experienced women cricketers in the squad of all teams in WPL 2023 being picked for huge sums of money which will definitely be going to change Women’s cricket forever. 

WPL 2023 All Teams Squad Summary

After the auction event it has been confirmed that many of the WPL Players List 2023 include players who are participating in the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 so they all will be traveling directly to India after the conclusion of the World Cup. Hence why BCCI preferred to host the entire tournament in two different venues due to logistical challenges. 

Tournament DatesMarch 4 to March 26, 2023,
Tournament VenuesBrabourne Stadium and DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai
Teams Strength15 to 18 players
Maximum overseas Players6 foreign players including one from associate nations
Maximum Overseas Players in Final XI4 from Full Member nations & 1 from Associate

WPL 2023 Squad All Teams

All the WPL 2023 team squads have many experienced highly rated Women cricketers from Australia, England, South Africa, New Zealand, India along with many young emerging cricketers from India who will have great exposure to play alongside legend cricketers like Meg Lanning in the mentorship of legends like Mithali Sharma, Sania Mirza & others. 

Below are the officially confirmed WPL 2023 team squads for all five franchises. 

WPL 2023 Gujarat Giants Squad

Gujarat Giants is the most expensive franchise in the Women’s Premier League which purchased the franchise rights for a whooping price of INR 1289 crore for Ahmedabad city. 

Gujarat Giants utilized their full 12 Cr WPL auction money and picked a complete 18-member squad which is as follows.

PlayerCountryRoleAuction Price
Ashleigh GardnerAustraliaAllrounderINR 3.20 crores
Beth MooneyAustraliaWicketkeeperINR 2.00 Crores
Sophia DunkleyEnglandBatterINR 60 Lakhs
Annabel SutherlandAustraliaAllrounderINR 70 Lakhs
Harleen DeolIndiaAllrounderINR 40 Lakhs
Deandra DottinWest IndiesAllrounderINR 60 Lakhs
Sneh RanaIndiaBowlerINR 75 Lakhs
S MeghanaIndiaBatterINR 30 Lakhs
Georgia WarehamAustraliaBowlerINR 75 Lakhs
Mansi JoshiIndiaBowlerINR 30 Lakhs
D HemalathaIndiaBatterINR 30 Lakhs
Monica PatelIndiaAllrounderINR 30 Lakhs
Tanuja KanwerIndiaBowlerINR 50 Lakhs
Sushma VermaIndiaWicketkeeperINR 60 Lakhs
Hurley GalaIndiaAllrounderINR 10 Lakhs
Ashwani KumariIndiaAllrounderINR 30 Lakhs
Parunika SisodiaIndiaBowlerINR 10 Lakhs
Shabnam MDIndiaBowlerINR 10 Lakhs

Team Gujarat has also announced star-studded coaching panel for the inaugural edition of WPL which includes Mithali Raj as team mentor, Rachael Haynes as a head coach & Nooshin Al Khadeer as the bowling coach. 

WPL 2023 UP Warriorz Squad

Capri Global Holdings Pvt Ltd was successful to purchased the rights for a WPL franchise based in Lucknow at a price of 757 Crore. They are not new to the cricket business as recently they also purchased franchise rights For Sharjah Warriors in International League T20 (ILT20) which successfully held its inaugural edition earlier this year. 

The complete 16-member squad for UP Warriorz is as follows. 

PlayerCountryRoleAuction Price
Sophie EcclestoneEnglandAllrounderINR 1.80 crores
Deepti SharmaIndiaAllrounderINR 2.60 crores
Tahlia McGrathAustraliaAllrounderINR 1.40 crore
Shabnim IsmailSouth AfricaBowlerINR 1.00 crore
Alyssa HealyAustraliaWicketkeeperINR 70 Lakhs
Anjali SarvaniIndiaBowlerINR 55 Lakhs
Rajeshwari GayakwadIndiaBowlerINR 40 Lakhs
Parshavi ChopraIndiaAllrounderINR 10 Lakhs
Shweta SehrawatIndiaAllrounderINR 40 Lakhs
S YashasriIndiaBowlerINR 10 Lakhs
Kiran NavgireIndiaBatterINR 30 Lakhs
Grace HarrisAustraliaBowlerINR 75 Lakhs
Devika VaidyaIndiaAllrounderINR 1.4 crore
Lauren BellEnglandBowlerINR 30 Lakhs
Laxmi YadavIndiaBowlerINR 10 Lakhs
Simran ShaikhIndiaBatsmanINR 10 Lakhs

WPL 2023 Mumbai Indians Women Squad

Mumbai Indians franchise which is owned by Indiawin Sports Pvt Ltd will be lead by Indian National team captain Harmanpreet Kaur. They utilized their WPL auction purse to pick a squad of 17 players with Natalie Sciver from England becoming the most expensive player at the auction event for Mumbai. 

The complete Mumbai Indians Women squad for WPL as follows.

PlayerCountryRoleAuction Price
Harmanpreet KaurIndiaBatterINR 1.60 crores
Natalie SciverEnglandAllrounderINR 3.20 crores
Amelia KerrNew ZealandAllrounderINR 1.00 crores
Pooja VastrakarIndiaAllrounderINR 1.90 crores
Yastika BhatiaIndiaWicketkeeperINR 1.50 crores
Heather GrahamAustraliaAllrounderINR 30 Lakhs
Issy WongEnglandBowlerINR 30 Lakhs
Amanjot KaurIndiaBatterINR 50 Lakhs
Dhara GujjarIndiaBatterINR 10 Lakhs
Saika IshaqueIndiaBatterINR 10 Lakhs
Hayley MatthewsWest IndiesAllrounderINR 40 Lakhs
Chloe TryonSouth AfricaAllrounderINR 30 Lakhs
Humaira KaziIndiaAllrounderINR 10 Lakhs
Priyanka BalaIndiaBatterINR 20 Lakhs
Sonam YadavIndiaBowlerINR 10 Lakhs
Neelam BishtIndiaBatterINR 10 Lakhs
Jintamani KalitaIndiaAllrounderINR 10 Lakhs

WPL 2023 Delhi Capitals Women Squad

Meg Lanning is the most prominent and exciting pick made by Delhi Capitals in the WPL auction event as Meg is considered a modern cricket legend who has helped Australia win many World Tournaments already. She will most likely be named as the captain for Delhi Capitals in the inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League. 

The complete WPL team squad 2023 for Delhi Capitals Women is as follows.

PlayerCountryRoleAuction Price
Jemimah RodriguesIndiaBatterINR 2.20 crores
Meg LanningAustraliaBatterINR 1.10 crores
Shafali VermaIndiaBatterINR 2 crores
Radha YadavIndiaAllrounderINR 40 Lakhs
Shikha PandeyIndiaAllrounderINR 60 Lakhs
Marizanne KappSouth AfricaAllrounderINR 1.5 crores
Titas SadhuIndiaBowlerINR 25 Lakhs
Alice CapseyEnglandBatterINR 75 Lakhs
Tara NorrisUSABowlerINR 10 Lakhs
Laura HarrisAustraliaBatterINR 45 Lakhs
Jasia AkhtarIndiaBatterINR 20 Lakhs
Minnu ManiIndiaAllrounderINR 30 Lakhs
Taniya BhatiaIndiaWicketkeeperINR 30 Lakhs
Poonam YadavIndiaBowlerINR 30 Lakhs
Jess JonassenAustraliaBowlerINR 50 Lakhs
Sneha DeepthiIndiaAllrounderINR 30 Lakhs
Arundhati ReddyIndiaAllrounderINR 30 Lakhs
Aparna MondalIndiaWicketkeeperINR 10 Lakhs

WPL 2023 RCB Women Squad

RCB was the 3rd most expensive franchise in WPL team auction event which is owned by Royal Challengers Sports Pvt Ltd at a price of 901 Crore. Smrithi Mandhana, the most expensive player in the auction for RCB has been named the captain of the franchise. 

The complete 18-member RCB Women squad for WPL 2023 is as follows.

PlayerCountryRoleAuction Price
Smrithi MandhanaIndiaBatterINR 3.40 crores
Sophie DevineNew ZealandAllrounderINR 50 lakh
Ellyse PerryAustraliaAllrounderINR 1.70 crores
Renuka SinghIndiaBowlerINR 1.50 crores
Richa GhoshIndiaWicketkeeperINR 1.90 crores
Erin BurnsAustraliaAllrounderINR 30 Lakhs
Disha KasatIndiaBatterINR 10 Lakhs
Indrani RoyIndiaWicketkeeperINR 10 Lakhs
Shreyanka PatilIndiaBatterINR 10 Lakhs
Kanika AhujaIndiaBatterINR 35 Lakhs
Asha ShobanaIndiaBatterINR 10 Lakhs
Heather KnightEnglandAllrounderINR 40 Lakhs
Dane van NiekerkSouth AfricaAllrounderINR 30 Lakhs
Preeti BoseIndiaBowlerINR 30 Lakhs
Poonam KhemnarIndiaAllrounderINR 10 Lakhs
Komal ZanzadIndiaBowlerINR 25 Lakhs
Megan SchuttAustraliaBowlerINR 40 Lakhs
Sahana PawarIndiaBowlerINR 10 Lakhs

WPL 2023 All Teams Captains

Some of the franchises have already announced the captains for WPL 2023 while few have still kept it a secret which is to be announced in coming weeks. Looking at the team combinations all the franchises have more than 2 suitable options available who can easily lead the side which shows all franchises have done their homework pretty well. 

Team NameCaptain
Gujarat GiantsTBA
Mumbai IndiansHarmanpreet Kaur
Royal Challengers BangaloreSmrithi Mandhana
Delhi CapitalsMeg Lanning
UP WarriorzTBA

WPL 2023 All Teams Coaches

All the franchises in WPL 2023 have confirmed their coaching panels and it is very exciting to see highly experienced coaching personnel have joined the teams.

The complete list of head coaches for WPL all teams is as follows.

Team NameHead Coach
Gujarat GiantsRachael Haynes
Mumbai IndiansCharlotte Edwards
Royal Challengers BangaloreBen Sawyer
Delhi CapitalsJonathan Batty
UP WarriorzJon Lewis

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