India and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma congratulated his team on a successful Women’s Premier League auction on Tuesday. The auction for the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL) took place on Monday. Rohit congratulated his franchise on a successful auction on Twitter. “One family has grown and strengthened! Congratulations on a successful auction, @mipaltan. I’m excited to see our women’s team in blue and gold, “Rohit posted on Twitter.
The Mumbai Indians paid INR 1.8 crore for India captain Harmanpreet Kaur. Mumbai went all out to secure the India captain. While the RCB Capitals initiated the bid, Delhi Capitals raised the paddle and increased its bid to INR 1.10 crore. Finally, Mumbai obtained the services of India’s captain.
Inaugural Edition Date
The inaugural edition of the WPL will be held in Mumbai from March 4 to 26 across two Mumbai venues, with the player auction taking place on February 13.
The five franchises were purchased for INR 4669.99 crore by the owners of the three IPL teams, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Capitals, as well as Adani Group and Capri Global (about USD 572.78 million). This is the biggest deal in women’s cricket history. On January 25, the winning bidders were announced.
Mumbai Indians full squad: Harmanpreet Kaur, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Yastika Bhatia, Heather Graham, Issy Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Dhara Gujjar, Saika Ishaque, Hayley Matthews, Chloe Tryon, Priyanka Bala, Humairaa Kaazi, Neelam Bisht, Jintamani Kalita, Sonam Yadav