In the auction for WPL 2023, the Delhi Capitals team has included some great players in their squad.
New Delhi: 448 players are being auctioned on Monday for the Women's Premier League. In this auction, players are being bought by bidding crores. Bidding is being done among a total of five teams. The Delhi team is also included in this auction. The Delhi team has included many star players in their team while playing some big bets in this auction. These players are such that they can turn the tide of the entire match on their own.
These players were included
Delhi Capitals did not buy a single player in the first two sets of the Women's Premier League (WPL) auction held in Mumbai on Monday. But in the third set, two sets down, it added some top players to its squad. Delhi included the world's top batsmen in their team. The biggest names among these are Jemima Rodrigues, Shefali Verma and Meg Lanning of Australia. The Delhi team bought Jemimah Rodrigues for 2.2 crores, Shefali Verma for 2 crores and Meg Lanning for a whopping amount of 1.1 crores.
In-form India all-rounder Deepti Sharma was bought by UP Warriors for Rs 2.6 crore, while fast bowler Renuka Thakur was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs 1.5 crore. England vice-captain Nat Sciver-Brunt, winner of the ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year 2022 award, was roped in by MI for Rs 3.2 crore.
Smriti and Harman Preet's charm
The Warriors have roped in Australian pace all-rounder Tahlia McGrath for Rs 1.4 crore and South African fast bowler Shabnim Ismail for Rs 1 crore. MI had to pay 1 crore for New Zealand leg-spin all-rounder Amelia Kerr. Gujarat Giants strengthened their batting by buying Australia's Beth Mooney and England's Sophia Dunkley for Rs 2 crore and Rs 60 lakh respectively. Apart from this, Team India captain Harmanpreet Kaur was bought by Mumbai team for 1.8 crores and star batsman Smriti Mandhana was bought by RCB for 3.4 crores. Smriti is the most expensive player in this auction.