Women’s Premier League: Smriti, Shafali, Harmanpreet, all-rounder Deepti Sharma fetch Rs. Ready to earn 1.25 to 2 crores.
Today i.e. Monday Women’s Premier League auction will start. In this list, star batters Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur and teenage sensation Shafali Verma will fetch a high price in the auction. Also among overseas names Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Nat Skiver, Megan Schutt, Deandra Dottin are likely to receive high amounts. Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, Bengaluru, Gujarat Giants and UP Warriors will compete for 409 players in this auction. A total of 90 players in this list will be bought in the auction. For the first year per team Rs. A purse of 12 crores has been allocated. With the squad size of 18 including six foreign players, at least 20 to 25 of the 60 Indian women will be selected.
Minimum price is Rs. 10 lakhs, while the highest Rs. 50 lakhs with base prices fixed in five brackets. Other brackets respectively Rs. 20 lakhs, Rs.30 lakhs and Rs.40 lakhs. Members of the current Indian squad, Australia, England, New Zealand and South Africa are all expected to be the most sought-after players in the auction.
In this auction, the franchises for Smriti, Shafali, Harmanpreet and all-rounder Deepti Sharma will be Rs. 1.25 to Rs. Prepared to invest 2 crores. Big hitter Richa Ghosh and seamer Renuka Thakur are also likely to join this list. Spinners like Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Radha Yadav, seamers Meghna Singh and Shikha Pandey are also likely to receive the highest amount of money. It seems that Jemima Rodrigues, who has excelled in foreign T20 leagues, can also fetch a huge amount in the auction.
Key points regarding the auction..
Names of Franchises: Delhi, Mumbai, RCB, Gujarat Giants, UP Warriors
Mandatory minimum wage: Rs. 9 crores
Maximum Salary Purse/Team: Rs. 12 crores
Minimum Squad Strength Mandatory: 15
Maximum Squad Strength: 18
Maximum Indian players in the team: 12
Maximum Foreign Players/Team: 6
Total number of players available: 409
Indian players up for auction: 246
Foreign players from full members: 155
Players from Associate Nations: 8
Name of Bidder: Malika Sagar
Note: A team may field up to five foreign players in the playing XI if the fifth player is a player from an associate country.
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