List of Top 5 Most Expensive Players of WPL 2023

WPL Most Expensive Soldouts: A historical moment took place at Jio Convention hall in Mumbai which saw the very first Women’s Premiere league auction on February 13th (Monday). Five teams were present to bid for the best cricketing ability around the world for the very competition’s very first season beginning one month from now. Extraordinary arrangements were made on what might be a memorable day for the ages, particularly from the perspective of women’s cricket in the world.

The first-ever player to be sold at the WPL auction was an Indian Cricketer. Smriti Mandhana has been an outstanding player for India for many years. Smriti also led the Trailblazers in the Women’s T20 challenge. The left-handed cricketer was sold for INR 3.40 Crore to Royal Challengers Bangalore. She likewise turned into the costliest purchase at the debut WPL closeout.

Top 5 Most expensive Buys of WPL 2023 Auction

1. Smriti Mandhana 

The Indian Cricketer got an incredible INR 3.60 from Royal Challengers Bangalore. She is likewise prone to be the team’s captain as demonstrated by Mike Hesson, a part of the Bangalore franchise’s supporting staff.

2. Ashleigh Gardner

The Australian Cricketer was sold to Gujrat Giants for INR 3.20 Crore. After India, the biggest dollar goes to Australia.

3. Natalie Sciver

England’s Nat Sciver was supposed to be among the abroad stars who could get a fat check and that is precisely the exact thing occurred at the WPL Players Closeout 2023. She was sold to Mumbai Indians for INR 3.20 Crore.

4. Deepti Sharma

She became the fourth costliest player and the second Indian player who was sold giving high value. The 25-year-old has been the best T20I all-rounder as of late and stays the main player to score 400 runs and take 40 wickets in T20Is starting around 2021. She was sold for INR 2.60 Crore to the Delhi Capitals.

5. Jemimah Rodrigues

Straight from a game-dominating thump against Pakistan at the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa, Rodrigues was the fifth most costly buy at the WPL Closeout 2023. She was purchased for INR 2.20 Crore by the Delhi Capitals.

Apart from this, Aakash Chopra said in his YouTube show “It is going to be an interesting auction because it is happening for the first time. They have to find 5 captains as well. So when you go to buy a captain, you will spend a lot of money and that much money is not there. There is no doubt that Indian players will be the most expensive”.¬†

READ MORE: Top 5 Players Who Went Unsold In WPL Auction

Sonal Roy
Sonal Roy
Sonal Roy is a Journalism and Mass Communication student from St. Xavier's College, Ranchi. She is currently exploring her interests in various fields and how so ever found a great interest in writing. She is penning her thoughts of the sports world via SportsAxle

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