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WPL auction 2024 Highlights: Final teams confirmed; Kashvee, Sutherland most expensive buys in bidding war

WPL auction 2024 Highlights: Auctions for the second season of the Women's Premier League are being held on December 9 as 165 players are set to go under the hammer. All five teams will look to finalise their squads for the second season. Follow for all the latest updates.

Varun Malik Written By: Varun Malik @varunm0212 New Delhi Updated on: December 09, 2023 18:51 IST
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WPL auction 2024 Highlights: Final teams confirmed; Kashvee, Sutherland most expensive buys in bidding war

WPL auction 2024 Highlights: Ahead of the second season of the Women's Premier League, it's time for the WPL auction as the five teams look to finalise themselves up for the 2024 season. Harmanpreet Kaur-led Mumbai Indians, Smriti Mandhana's Royal Challengers Bangalore and all the other teams will be in action in the bidding war. 165 players have registered for the auctions, and several big players are set to go under the hammer. The five teams have 30 slots available to fill.

Bigwigs like Chamari Athapaththu, Danni Wyatt, Shabnim Ismail, A Sutherland, S Meghana and Veda Krishnamurthy, among others, will go under the hammer. In the previous season, Smriti Mandhana was the most expensive player, going at INR 3.40 Crore. Who will grab the biggest bid this time?

 

 

WPL auction 2024 Highlights

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  • 6:36 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    List of players sold!

    Here is a list of players sold at the auction:

    Phoebe Litchfield - INR 1 crore (GG) - Overseas

    Danni Waytt - INR 30 Lakh (UPW) - O

    Georgia Wareham - INR 40 Crore (RCB) - O

    Annabel Sutherland - INR 2 Crore (DC) - O

    Meghna Singh - INR 30 Lakh (GG)

    Shabnim Ismail - INR 1.2 Crore (MI) - O

    Kate Cross - INR 30 Lakh (RCB) - O

    Ekta Bisht - INR 60 Lakh (RCB)

    Vrinda Dinesh - INR 1.3 Crore (UPW)

    Trisha Poojitha - INR 10 Lakh (GG)

    Aparna Mondal - INR 10 Lakh (DC)

    Kashvee Gautam - INR 2 Crore (GG)

    Poonam Khemnar - INR 10 Lakh (UPW)

    S Sajana - INR 15 Lakh (MI)

    Amandeep Kaur - INR 10 Lakh (MI)

    Priya Mishra - INR 20 Lakh (GG)

    Lauren Cheatle - INR 30 Lakh (GG) - O

    Kathryn Bryce - INR 10 Lakh (GG) - O

    Mannat Kashyap - INR 10 Lakh (GG)

    Ashwani Kumai - INR 10 Lakh (DC)

    Fatima Jaffer - INR 10 Lakh (MI)

    Keerthana Balakrishnan - INR 10 Lakh (MI)

    Shubha Satheesh - INR 10 Lakh (RCB)

    Veda Krishnamurthy - INR 30 Lakh (GG)

    Sabbineni Meghana - INR 30 Lakh (RCB)

    Simran Bahadur - INR 30 Lakh (RCB)

    Gouher Sultana - INR 30 Lakh (UPW)

    Sophie Molineux - INR 30 Lakh (RCB) - O

    Tarannum Pathan - INR 10 Lakh (GG)

  • 6:32 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    30 players sold

    So, the auction war ends. 165 players had registered for this bidding war and teams had the option of picking a maximum of 30 players. They have completed their squads and have picked 30. Sutherland and Kashvee are the most expensive buy from this auction. 

  • 6:27 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Tarannum Pathan the last player

    Tarannum Pathan is the last player from the auction and she has been picked by GG for 10 lakh.

  • 6:20 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Veda Krishnamurthy next!

    Veda Krishnamurthy is the next player up for grabs. GG have bought her up for 30 lakh at her base price. RCB take S Meghana

  • 5:53 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Accelerated round ends!

    The accelerated round ends but there will be another one coming up. 7 players were sold in this round with GG picking three of those. No Dottin and Chamari Athapaththu in the just concluded round.

  • 5:47 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Fatima Jaffer, Keerthana Balakrishnan

    Fatima Jaffer, Keerthana Balakrishnan have been picked by MI for 10 lakh each - the base price.

  • 5:45 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    DC's final pick

    Ashwani Kumari is DC's final pick from this auction. They pick her for 10 lakh and have only 5 lakh left

  • 5:39 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    The accelerated auction is underway

    We are back as the accelerated auctions are now underway. Lauren Cheatle has been sold at 30 lakh to GG. They pick Mannat Kashyap too at her base price of 10 lakh

  • 5:37 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Watch Kashvee's bid

  • 5:18 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Top 5 biggest picks till now

    We have already seen two picks of 2 crore. Top 5 picks so far:

    Kashvee Gautam - 2 crore to GG

    Annabel Sutherland - 2 crore to DC

    Vrinda Dinesh - 1.3 crore to UP

    Shabnim Ismail - 1.2 crore to MI

    Litchfield - 1 crore to GG

  • 5:01 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Set 10 done

    The 10th set is done too. Uncapped spinner Priya Mishra was the only one to be picked from this set. She went to GG for 20 lakh. It's time for some break from the broadcasters. Now, we will have an accelerated auction after the break. All the teams have been asked to submit list of 5 players

  • 4:54 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Set 9 done

    The 9th set of uncapped pacers is done and its now time for set no.10. This one is for the uncapped spinners

  • 4:50 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Set 9 underway

    The 9th set is underway now. This one is the uncapped pacers set. Players in this list:

    Haorungbam, Aditi, Komalpreet, Tara Norris, Rekha and Komal are in this set. 

    No one has been picked in this set. Even Tara Norris goes unsold

  • 4:49 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Set 8 done

    Set 8 (Uncapped all-rounders) is done now and 5 players from it have bee picked. Kashvee Gautam, Poonam Khemnar, S Sanjana, Amandeep Kaur and Saima Thakor have been picked in this set

  • 4:46 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Amandeep Kaur, Saima Thakor also picked

    Uncapped players - Saima Thakor, Amandeep Kaur have been picked at their base price at 10 lakh

  • 4:40 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Kashvee sold at 2 crore

    So, this is big. Uncapped all-rounder Kashvee Gautam has gone at 2 crore. GG have picked her up

  • 4:38 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    GG, UP behind Kashvee

    GG and UP are going all guns blazing behind all-rounder Kashvee Gautam. She has breached the 2 Crore mark.

  • 4:33 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Uncapped all-rounders up next

    We are back and it's time for another uncapped set. This time its the uncapped all-rounders are up for grabs. Kashvee Gautam is the first in it

  • 4:21 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Players picked till now

    Phoebe Litchfield - INR 1 crore (GG), Danni Waytt - INR 30 Lakh (UPW), Georgia Wareham - INR 40 Crore (RCB), Annabel Sutherland - INR 2 Crore (DC), Meghna Singh - INR 30 Lakh (GG), Shabnim Ismail - INR 1.2 Crore (MI), Kate Cross - INR 30 Lakh (RCB), Ekta Bisht - INR 60 Lakh (RCB), Vrinda Dinesh - INR 1.3 Crore (UPW), Trisha Poojitha - INR 10 Lakh (GG), Aparna Mondal - INR 10 Lakh (DC)

  • 4:19 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    11 players sold till now

    It's a short breather in the auction again. 7 sets have been completed and 11 players have been picked

     

  • 4:16 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Aparna Mondal picked by DC

    Aparna Mondal, who played for DC in the previous IPL, goes back to DC. She has been picked at 10 lakh, her base price

  • 4:13 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Uncapped Wks next

    After the uncapped batters set, the uncapped wicketkeeper set is the next. Sarah Bryce is the first one and she goes unsold

  • 4:09 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Vrinda Dinesh to UP

    UP Warriorz have picked Vrinda Dinesh for a massive 1.30 crore.

  • 4:03 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Set 6 up now

    It's time for the 6th set now. This is the uncapped batters set. Vrinda Dinesh is going big. RCB and GG were going behind her but RCB have pulled out. UP come in and they pick the batter for 1.30 Crore

  • 4:00 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    RCB take Ekta Bisht

    Another decent pick by RCB (in terms of price). They have picked spinner Ekta Bisht on her base price of 3o lakh.

  • 3:58 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Amanda-Jade Wellington goes unsold!

    Spinner Amanda-Jade Wellington finds no takers. Preeti Bose goes unsold too

  • 3:56 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    RCB take Kate Cross

    RCB have picked Kate Cross at INR 30 lakh. That was it from the capped fast-bowlers set. Set 5 is next now with spinners coming in.

  • 3:54 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Shabnim Ismail goes to MI

    Mumbai Indians have broken their bank for Shabnim Ismail. She has been picked for INR 1.20 core. 

  • 3:53 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Kim Garth is unsold!!

    And we are back with another shocker after the break. Last season's hat-trick taker Kim Garth goes unsold.

  • 3:48 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Highlights until now!

    Litchfield first player in WPL auctions. Sold to GG for 1 Crore

    UP Warriorz make a steal as they pick Danni Wyatt on her base INR 30 lakh

    Krishnamurthy goes unsold

    Maia Bouchier goes unsold

    Annabel Sutherland goes for 2 Crore to DC

    Chamari Athapaththu is unsold

  • 3:40 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Break time!

    That's the first break in the WPL auction. Three sets in and we have the first breather. Five players have picked - Phoebe Litchfield, Danni Wyatt, Georgia Wareham, Annabel Sutherland and Meghna Singh

  • 3:34 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Everyone unsold in capped wicketkeeper's set

    No player has been picked in the wicket-keeper's set. Bess Heath, Sushma Verma, and Tammy Beaumont among others were in this set but there were no takers.

  • 3:29 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Chamari Athapaththu is unsold

    Another shocker? Chamari Athapaththum goes unsold for the moment. Her base price was INR 30 lakh but there is no taker for the Sri Lankan star.

  • 3:28 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    S. Meghana is unsold!

    All-rounder S Meghana is unsold! 

  • 3:24 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Annabel Sutherland up next

    Annabel Sutherland is up next. MI and DC go behind her and DC have broke their bank for her. She has been picked INR 2 Crore

  • 3:20 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Set 2 is here

    The second set is here and Georgia Wareham is the first one in it. 40 lakh is her base price. RCB have picked the all-rounder

  • 3:18 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Maia Bouchier

    Maia Bouchier also goes unsold. She just replaced Emma Lamb in England's squad for a one-off Test against India. Priya Punia is the last one in this set and she goes unsold too.

  • 3:15 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Krishnamurthy is the next one! Unsold

    Krishnamurthy is the next one and she goes unsold!! Her base price was 30 lakh but got no takers

  • 3:13 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    UP make a steal?

    Have UP Warrior made a steal here. They have picked Danni Wyatt on her base price of 30 lakh

  • 3:12 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Litchfield goes to GG

    Litchfield goes to Gujarat for 1 Crore

  • 3:08 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    First set underway

    The first set is now underway. This will see the capped batters in the International arena.

    Litchfield is the first player in this auction at 30 lakh

  • 3:03 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    The Auction is live

    So, here it is. The WPL auction is live now. BCCI President Roger Binny welcomes the attendees to the auction room

  • 2:57 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Big players coming in set 1

    The teams are all sitting on their tables. The auctions will begin soon. Set 1 will have big guns like V Krishnamurthy, P Litchfield, Priya Punia, Punam Raut, Danni Wyatt

  • 2:49 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Top players to go under the hammer

    Big players like Chamari Athapaththu, Danni Wyatt, Shabnim Ismail, A Sutherland, S Meghana and Veda Krishnamurthy will go under the hammer. Who do you think will be the most expensive buy?

  • 2:35 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    UP Warriorz are getting excited too

    UP Warriorz are getting excited too. "It's happening," they have published on X.

  • 2:27 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Jhulan Goswami at auction arena

    Indian Legend Jhulan Goswami is at the auction arena too.

  • 2:16 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    DC with a message to the players

    DC have shared a message for the 165 players in the auction list. "Today marks yet another historic day for Women's Cricket as 165 talented players go under the hammer in the #WPLAuction. While we, at Delhi Capitals, will aim to sign 3 from that lot, we want every player from the list to be extremely proud of their hardwork and love for the game and in keeping the spirit of Women's Cricket alive through their perseverance on the field. Big ups to the players who constantly do their best to take the game to newer heights," DC wrote on X.

  • 2:07 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Each team ahead of auctions

    Here's your easy hack of a look into the teams ahead of the auction. 

    MI (Defending champions)

    Current squad - 13, Slot remaining - 5, Purse: INR 2.1 crore

    DC (2023 runners-up)

    Current squad - 15, Slots remaining: 3, Purse: INR 2.25 crore

    UP Warriorz

    Current squad: 13, Slots remaining: 5, Purse: INR Rs. 4 crore

    RCB 

    Current squad: 11, Slots remaining: 7, Purse: INR 3.35 crore

    GG

    Current squad: 8, Slots remaining, 10, Purse: INR 5.95 crore

  • 1:56 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Auction arena is all in readiness

    The auction arena in Mumbai is all in readiness now as the five teams will battle for the players they want to pick. The bidding war will begin at 3 PM. Here's a look at the auction venue.

  • 1:43 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Ganguly is all geared up for his 1st auction

    Sourav Ganguly is all geared up for his first auction with DC. He is pleased with the performance of DC in the previous WPL.

  • 1:36 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    RCB are ready for the auction, are you?

    The Bengaluru-based franchise would look to make the most out of this auction after experiencing an appalling opening season.

  • 1:29 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Mumbai Indians' fans are buzzing with excitement

    Fans of the season one winners Mumbai can't keep calm.

  • 1:21 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Uncapped Indians to watch out for

    Here are some of the uncapped Indian players that are expected to draw the attention of the bidders:

    Kashvee Gautam: Pacer

    Mannat Kashyap: Left-arm spinner

    Uma Chetry: Wicketkeeper-batter

  • 1:13 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Harmanpreet on the auction

    Harmanpreet's India will be facing England women in the 2nd T20I of the three-match series. India captain Harmanpreet Kaur stated the auction will be of less interest for the team as most of their players have been retained. "Our team won't be thinking about it much (since) 90% have already been picked," she said. 

  • 12:57 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Who is Mallika Sagar?

    Mallika Sagar will be the auctioneer for WPL 2024. She is likely to be in charge of the gavel for the IPL auction too. Here is all you need to know about her

  • 12:49 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Mallika Sagar with all the updates

    The auctioneer - Mallika Sagar has all the updates from this auction for you.

  • 12:39 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Player bracket

    The 165 players are listed in five brackets - INR 10 lakh, 20 lakh, 30 lakh, 40 lakh and 50 lakh. Only two players are listed in the INR 50 lakh bracket

  • 12:33 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Top players franchises can pick

    Several bigwigs will go under the hammer. Franchises would be looking to go after players like Chamari Athapaththu, Danni Wyatt, Shabnim Ismail, A Sutherland, S Meghana and Veda Krishnamurthy.

  • 12:26 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Most expensive players last year

    Smriti Mandhana was the most expensive player at INR 3.4 crore

    Ash Gardner was second in the list with INR 3.2 crore to her name

    Nat- Sciver Brunt was the third in this list and she earned INR 3.2 crore

    India captain Harmanpreet Kaur was joint 10th most expensive player

  • 12:18 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Where to watch WPL auction

    The WPL auction will be telecasted live on Sports18. The online streaming of the event will be done on JioCinema.

  • 12:04 PM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    WPL fever is on!

    The WPL fever will now take a new level today. The organisers are all gearing up for the action. Here is at what time you can watch the auction from your respective regions.

  • 11:54 AM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Players available for auction

    A total of 165 players have registered for the WPL auction. 104 of them are Indians while 61 are overseas players. Of those 61 overseas stars, 15 come from associate nations. Teams can pick a maximum of 30 players only.

  • 11:42 AM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Purse remaining

    Here's the current purse remaining with each team ahead of the auction

    Delhi Capitals - Purse remaining: Rs. 2.25 crores

    Gujarat Giants - Purse remaining: Rs. 5.95 crores

    Mumbai Indians - Purse remaining: Rs. 2.1 crores

    Royal Challengers Bangalore - Purse remaining: Rs. 3.35 crores

    UP Warriorz - Purse remaining: Rs. 4 crores

  • 11:29 AM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Slots left with each team

    Each team can have a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 18 players. Here are the maximum slots remaining in each team ahead of the auctions

    Delhi Capitals - Available slots: 3

    Gujarat Giants - Available slots: 10

    Mumbai Indians - Available slots: 5

    Royal Challengers Bangalore - Available slots: 7

    UP Warriorz - Available slots: 5

  • 11:12 AM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    How do teams stack up?

    Delhi Capitals:

    DC have 15 players in their squad as of now.

    Alice Capsey, Arundhati Reddy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Jess Jonassen, Laura Harris, Marizanne Kapp, Meg Lanning, Minnu Mani, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sneha Deepthi, Taniyaa Bhatia, Titas Sadhu

    Gujarat Giants:

    GG have 8 players in their squad.

    Ashleigh Gardner, Beth Mooney, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Laura Wolvaardt, Shabnam Shakil, Sneh Rana, Tanuja Kanwer

    Mumbai Indians:

    Defending champions MI have 13 players in their squad

    Amanjot Kaur, Amelia Kerr, Chloe Tryon, Harmanpreet Kaur, Hayley Matthews, Humairaa Kaazi, Isabelle Wong, Jintimani Kalita, Natalie Sciver, Pooja Vastrakar, Priyanka Bala, Saika Ishaque, Yastika Bhatia

    Royal Challengers Bangalore:

    RCB have 11 players in their kitty

    Asha Shobana, Disha Kasat, Ellyse Perry, Heather Knight, Indrani Roy, Kanika Ahuja, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, Shreyanka Patil, Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine

    UP Warriorz: 

    UP have 13 players with them

    Alyssa Healy, Anjali Sarvani, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Kiran Navgire, Lauren Bell, Laxmi Yadav, Parshavi Chopra, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, S. Yashasri, Shweta Sehrawat, Sophie Ecclestone, Tahlia Mcgrath

  • 10:57 AM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    When and where is the auction?

    The auction will be held on December 9 at 3 PM. The pre-show will begin at 2 PM. The bidding war will take place in Mumbai.

  • 10:46 AM (IST) Posted by Varun Malik

    Auction Day

    It's the auction day in the Women's Premier League. Five WPL franchises - Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals UP Warriorz and Gujarat Giants - will be competing with each other for the players they want to build a team for the second season of WPL. 165 players have registered themselves for the auctions and several bigwigs will also go under the hammer in the second auction to this league. So sit back in your comfort as I, Varun Malik, bring you all the updates from the bidding war.

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