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WPL Auction 2024: WPL 2024 Auction Scheduled in Mumbai on December 9 – Know all the Details here!

WPL Auction 2024: Get ready for cricketing fireworks as the Women’s Premier League (WPL) gears up for its second edition, promising thrills, surprises, and intense bidding wars. With 165 formidable cricketers stepping into the auction arena on December 9, 2023, in Mumbai, the stage is set for a spectacular event that will shape the future of women’s cricket.

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Let’s have a look into more details: WPL Auction 2024

TeamNo. of PlayersNo. of Overseas PlayersTotal Money Spent (INR)Salary Cap Available (INR)Available SlotsOverseas Slots
Mumbai Indians (MI)13511.4 Cr2.1 Cr51
Delhi Capitals (DC)15511.25 Cr2.25 Cr31
Gujarat Giants (GG)837.55 Cr5.95 Cr103
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)11310.15 Cr3.35 Cr73
UP Warriorz (UPW)1359.5 Cr4 Cr51

The anticipation builds as 165 players, including 104 Indians and 61 overseas stars, prepare to go under the hammer. The WPL 2024 auction, orchestrated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), boasts a star-studded list featuring players from associate nations as well. The quest for talent unfolds across 30 available slots spread among the five dynamic teams participating in the league.

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The team dynamics have seen a strategic dance with 60 players retained across the five squads, showcasing a blend of experienced players and fresh talent. However, with 29 players released, the auction offers teams the opportunity to reshape their lineups, injecting new vigor into the competition.

WPL Auction 2024: WPL Auction 2024 Set to Ignite Mumbai on December 9

Teams enter the auction arena with varying financial arsenals. The Delhi Capitals, runners-up in the 2023 season, aim to fill three spots with a purse of Rs 2.25 crore. In contrast, Gujarat Giants, undergoing a significant roster overhaul, boast the highest purse of Rs 5.95 crores, aiming to fill ten vacancies. The Mumbai Indians, defending champions, have a budget of Rs 2.1 crore for five slots, while Royal Challengers Bangalore and UP Warriorz face strategic decisions with purses of Rs 3.35 crore and Rs 4 crore, respectively.

The auction buzzes with anticipation as marquee players Deandra Dottin from the West Indies and Australia’s Kim Garth set the stage alight with a base price of INR 50 lakh. The auction further intensifies with four standout players—Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham, Amy Jones, and Shabnim Ismail—holding a base price of INR 40 lakh, promising riveting bidding wars.

Cricket enthusiasts can catch all the live action of the WPL 2024 auction on Sports18 TV. Additionally, the Jio Cinema app offers a live stream of the auction, ensuring fans don’t miss a moment of the high-stakes bidding and team-building drama.

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As the clock ticks down to December 9, the cricketing fraternity eagerly awaits the unfolding drama of the WPL Auction 2024. Brace yourselves for surprises, strategic maneuvers, and the birth of new cricketing alliances that will shape the landscape of women’s cricket in the coming season. The countdown has begun for an exhilarating cricketing spectacle in the heart of Mumbai.

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