WPL 2024 Auction Live: Check Remaining Purse Available With Teams

WPL 2024 Auction Live: Check Remaining Purse Available With Teams

The Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Giants made the highest bids at the WPL 2024 Auction in Mumbai.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Saturday, December 09, 2023, 11:40 PM IST
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WPL 2024 Auction | Credits: Twitter

The Women's Premier League 2024 Auction witnessed bidding wars among the franchises for players on Saturday, December 9.

The Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Giants made the highest bids at the WPL 2024 Auction in Mumbai. The DC acquired services of England all-rounder Annabel Sutherland, while GG secured uncapped Indian player Kashvee Gautam, both for 2 crores each.

Mumbai Indians managed to bring South African pacer Shabnim Ismail on the board for ₹1.2 crore, while Gujarat-based franchise bought Australian batter Phoebe Litchfield for ₹ 1crore. UP Warriorz went for Karnataka cricketer Vrinda Dinesh for ₹1.3 crore.

Gujarat Giants released the most number of players ahead of WPL 2024 Auction and filled 10 available slots for the second season of the mega tournament.

A total of 165 players, including 104 Indian players and 61 overseas cricketers went under the hammer at the WPL 2024 Auction. There were 30 slots available to fill, including nine for overseas players across all WPL teams.

The WPL franchises entered the auction with a remaining purse of ₹ 17.65 crore, with Gujarat Giants being the highest (5.95 crore). Each team can have a maximum of 18 players in the squad.

Meanwhile, star players including the likes of Chamari Athapaththu, Dendra Dottin, Kim Garth, Tammy Beaumont, and Priya Punia didn't find any buyers at the WPL Auction.

Here are remaining purse of the teams at the WPL 2024 Auction

Gujarat Giants

Remaining Purse: 1.45 crore

Money Spent: 4.5 crore

Players Purchased: Phoebe Litchfield (1 crore), Meghna Singh (30 lakhs), Trisha Poojitha (10 lakhs), Kashvee Gautam (2 crore), Priya Mishra (20 lakhs), Lauren Cheatle (30 lakhs), Kathryn Bryce (10 lakhs), Mannat Kashyap (10 lakhs), Veda Krishnamurthy (30 lakhs), Tarannum Pathan (10 lakhs)

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Remaining Purse: 1.05 crore

Money Spent: 2.30 crore

Players Purchased: Georgia Wareham (30 lakhs), Kate Cross (30 lakhs), Ekta Bisht (60 lakhs), Subha Satheesh (10 lakhs), S Meghana (30 lakhs), Simran Bahadur (30 lakhs), Sophie Molineux (30 lakhs)

UP Warriorz

Remaining Purse: 1.90 crore

Money Spent: 2.10 crore

Players Purchased: Danielle Wyatt (30 lakhs), Vrinda Dinesh (1.3 crore), Poonam Khemnar (10 lakhs), Saima Thakur (10 lakhs), Gauhar Sultana (30 lakhs)

Mumbai Indians

Remaining Purse: 45 Lakhs

Money Spent: 1.65 crore

Players Purchased: Shabnim Ismail (1.2 crore),  Amandeep Kaur (10 lakhs),  S Sajana (15 Lakhs), Fatima Jaffer (10 lakhs), Keerthana Balakrishnan (10 lakhs)

Delhi Capitals

Remaining Purse: 5 Lakhs

Money Spent: 2.2 crore

Players Purchased: Annabel Sutherland (2 crores), Aparna Mondal (10 lakhs), Ashwani Kumari (10 Lakhs)

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