After the worldwide success of the Indian Premier League, The first edition of the Women’s Premier League is set to be played from 4th March 2023 to 26th March 2023. As per the BCCI announcement a total of 22 matches will be played in the tournament. All the matches of the tournament will be played at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai, and at DY Patil Stadium, Pune. The Auction for Women Premier League will be organized for the first time on the lines of IPL by the BCCI in the month of February. Here is the WPL Teams List 2023.
Women’s IPL 2023
|Tournament||Women’s Premier League 2023|
|Popular Name||WPL 2023|
|No. of Teams||5|
|WPL Teams||Delhi, Gujarat, Mumbai, Bangalore, and UP|
|Live Streaming||Star Sports18 TV channels and the JioCinema app Network and Disney Hotstar|
WPL Teams List 2023 Cricket
The Women’s Premier League Auction has been completed on 13th February 2023, at Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. A total of 409 players were registered and selected for auction out of which 246 were Indians, and 163 were overseas players out of which 8 players were from associated nations. For the teams, 90 slots were available, with 30 being slotted for overseas players.
On the auction day, 87 players were sold for Rs. 59,50,00,000. Smiriti Mandana was the most expensive player of WPL 2023. She was sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs. 3,40,00,000. On the other hand, Indian cricket team captain, Harmanpreet Kaur joined the Mumbai Indians for INR 1.80 Crore. All-rounder Deepti Sharma and Jemimah Rodrigues made massive gains after being bought by UP Warriorz for INR 2.60 Crore and Delhi Capitals for INR 2.20 Crore respectively.
Women IPL Teams List 2023
In October 2022, the BCCI announced that they were considering a five-team tournament that would take place in March 2023. The new tournament was informally known as the Women’s Indian Premier League; however, on 25 January 2023, the BCCI officially named it the Women’s Premier League. The predecessor of the Women’s Premier League was the Women’s T20 Challenge which started as a single-match tournament in 2018 and expanded to a three-team, three-match competition held in 2019, 2020, and 2022.
WPL Teams List 2023- In the Women’s Premier League, a total of 5 teams are owned by 5 franchises. For this team auction, BCCI closed the bid for WPL teams on 25 January 2023 and raised Rs. 4669 Crore (US $580 million). These five franchises include Diageo, JSW Group, Adani Group, Capri Group, and Reliance Group.
WPL Teams 2023 List
Women IPL Teams List 2023- The 5 teams of WPL are Royal Challengers Bangalore Women, Delhi Capitals Women, Gujarat Giants Women, UP Warriors Women, and Mumbai Indians Women. Here is the Women IPL Teams 2023 List-
|WPL Teams List 2023||Based City||Owners|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore Women||Bangalore, Karnataka||Diageo|
|Delhi Capitals Women||New Delhi, Delhi||JSW Group – GMR Group|
|Gujarat Giants Women||Ahmedabad, Gujarat||Adani Group|
|UP Warriors Women||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh||Capri Global|
|Mumbai Indians Women||Mumbai, Maharashtra||Reliance Industries|
Multiple companies responded to the BCCI’s call for franchise rights. Franchise rights were sold for five years, from 2023 to 2027. Adani Group of Gautam Adani, won the rights to the Ahmedabad franchise for ₹1,289 crores (US$160 million), India win Sports Pvt Ltd, part of Reliance, won the Mumbai franchise for ₹912.99 crore (US$110 million), GMR–JSW Cricket Pvt Ltd won the Delhi franchise for ₹810 crores (US$100 million), Capri Global holdings won the Lucknow franchise for ₹757 crore (US$95 million), and Royal Challengers Sports Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of alcohol manufacturing company Diageo, won the Bangalore franchise for ₹901 crores (US$110 million).
Women Premier League Question and Answer
Which are the teams for women’s IPL 2023?
WPL 2023 Teams List- There are a total of 5 teams in Women’s IPL 2023, the list of WPL teams are-
Royal Challengers Bangalore Women
Delhi Capitals Women
Gujarat Giants Women
UP Warriors Women
Mumbai Indians Women.
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