The first edition of the Women's Premier League (WPL) will be held from March 4 to March 26.
Last Updated: 12.48 PM, Feb 10, 2023
On February 13, the day after India's match against Pakistan in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa, the Women's Premier League (WPL) Auction 2023 will take place.
The games will begin on March 4 and go on till March 26 in Mumbai across two stadiums - Brabourne Stadium and DY Patil Stadium. A total of 22 matches will be played among five teams and the player's auction for the WPL will be held on February 13.
409 cricket players will be sold at the auction out of the 1525 cricket players who registered themselves. Of the 409 players, 246 are from India and 163 come from other countries, including 8 players from associate nations. There are 202 total capped players, 199 total uncapped players, and 8 players from associate countries.
However, because each team is only allowed to select a maximum of 18 players, 30 of whom must be international players, there will only be 90 slots available among the five teams.
The five teams: Bengaluru, Delhi, Gujarat, Lucknow, Mumbai
When is the Women's Premier League 2023 auction?
The Women's Premier League will take place on February 13 (Monday). The auction will start at 2:30 PM IST in Mumbai.
What is the purse value for each of the five franchises?
For the first Women's Premier League 2023 auction, each franchise will have Rs 12 crores to spend on players.
How many players can the franchise buy?
In the first Women's Premier League 2023 auction, a franchise needs to buy a minimum of 15 players and a maximum of 18.
How many overseas players can the franchise buy?
BCCI has allowed each team to include five overseas players in their playing XI. However, the teams will look to buy a minimum of 7 foreign players to ensure they can rotate them.
Where to watch the women's premier league auction?
The Women's Premier League will be live streaming on the Jio Cinema app and will get televised on Sports 18 Network.