|League Name||Women’s Premier League (WPL)|
|Start Date||Saturday, 4 March 2023|
|Format||(T20) Round-robin with playoffs|
|Venues||Brabourne Stadium & Dr DY Patil Stadium|
|Final Match||26 March 2023 at DY Patil Stadium|
|Live Telecast||Sports18 TV & streaming on JioCinema|
WPL 2023 Schedule, Teams, Live Telecast, Venues, Squad: BCCI officially announced the Women’s Premier League 2023 Schedule on February 14, everything is set to start from March 2023.
The very first season of the Women’s Premier League is set to commence in the month of March 2023. BCCI has already announced the WPL Schedule 2023, and the auction is also done for the league. If you are excited about the WPL then you will find this post useful because we will share the complete WPL 2023 Schedules, Teams, Matches, Squad, Venues and every other detail.
A total of 5 teams are going to participate in this tournament which is going to take place in March 2023. The teams are Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gujarat Giants, UP Warriors, Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians.
As you can see, RCB, DC and MI have grabbed their spot in the Women’s IPL as well. Two new teams from new owners have been added in the WPL which were not part of Men’s IPL; UP Warriorz and Gujarat Giants. However, we can expect more teams to come on board in the upcoming seasons as the craze about WPL will go on air.
The inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League saw a total of 87 players come under the hammer and sold, INR 59,50,00,000 spent across all five WPL franchises. The first ever-bid of WPL history became the most expensive bid of the season, it was Smriti Mandhana who got sold for INR 3.40 Cr to Royal Challengers Bangalore. Later, she was appointed as the captain of the RCB squad.
This is going to be the first edition of the tournament and fans are really excited to know about all the important details of Women’s IPL 2023. If you are also then this pot is going to be very useful for you because we will cover every single piece of information about WPL 2023 in this article.
WPL Schedule 2023
Just after the completion of the WPL 2023 Auction, BCCI has declared the WPL 2023 Schedule officially. If you want to know the schedule then this section is going to be useful for you.
The tournament is going to take place from 4 March 2023 to 26 March 2023. The opening match of the tournament will be played between the Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians on 4 March 2023 at DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai. A total of 22 matches will be played between the 5 franchises, including Eliminator and Final match.
Here is the complete WPL 2023 match list available for you:
|1||04 Mar 07:30 PM||Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians||DY Patil Stadium|
|2||05 Mar 03:30 PM||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals||Brabourne Stadium|
|3||05 Mar 07:30 PM||UP Worriarz vs Gujarat Giants||DY Patil Stadium|
|4||06 Mar 07:30 PM||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Brabourne Stadium|
|5||07 Mar 07:30 PM||Delhi Capitals vs UP Warriorz||DY Patil Stadium|
|6||08 Mar 07:30 PM||Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Brabourne Stadium|
|7||09 Mar 07:30 PM||Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians||DY Patil Stadium|
|8||10 Mar 07:30 PM||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs UP Warriorz||Brabourne Stadium|
|9||11 Mar 07:30 PM||Gujarat Giants vs Delhi Capitals||DY Patil Stadium|
|10||12 Mar 07:30 PM||UP Warriorz vs Mumbai Indians||Brabourne Stadium|
|11||13 Mar 07:30 PM||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||DY Patil Stadium|
|12||14 Mar 07:30 PM||Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Giants||Brabourne Stadium|
|13||15 Mar 07:30 PM||UP Warriorz vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||DY Patil Stadium|
|14||16 Mar 07:30 PM||Delhi Capitals vs Gujarat Giants||Brabourne Stadium|
|15||18 Mar 03:30 PM||Mumbai Indians vs UP Warriorz||DY Patil Stadium|
|16||18 Mar 07:30 PM||Royal Challengers vs Gujarat Giants||Brabourne Stadium|
|17||20 Mar 03:30 PM||Gujarat Giants vs UP Warriorz||Brabourne Stadium|
|18||20 Mar 07:30 PM||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||DY Patil Stadium|
|19||21 Mar 03:30 PM||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians||DY Patil Stadium|
|20||21 Mar 07:30 PM||UP Warriorz vs Delhi Capitals||Brabourne Stadium|
|21||24 Mar 07:30 PM||ELIMINATOR||DY Patil Stadium|
|22||26 Mar 07:30 PM||FINAL||Brabourne Stadium|
Also read: IPL 2023 Schedule, Teams, Venues, Players List, Format
WPL 2023 Schedule PDF
We have seen fans prefer to download the schedule and keep that saved in their device so they can easily check whenever they want to check which teams are gonna play today. It makes it more convenient.
You can download the WPL 2023 matches list pdf by clicking the below button. This list contains all WPL 2023 matches with the date and time.Download WPL 2023 Schedule PDF
Also read: IPL 2023 Schedule, Teams, Auction, Venues
WPL 2023 Teams & Owners
This is the first-ever edition of the Women’s Premier League, it is starting with the five WPL franchises this year. We may expect more teams to be entered in the tournament in future as the league become more popular like the Men’s IPL.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals will be the same names we used to watch in Men’s Indian Premier League. But in WPL, we will see women cricketers playing with these franchises. UP Warriorz and Gujarat Giants are the new teams which were not part of the IPL in any season.
You can find the complete information about the WPL 2023 Teams and their owners in the below table.
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||United Spirits Limited||Smriti Mandhana|
|UP Worriarz||Capri Global Holdings Private Limited||Alyssa Healy|
|Gujarat Giants||Adani Group||Beth Mooney|
|Mumbai Indians||Reliance Industries Limited||Harmanpreet Kaur|
|Delhi Capitals||GMR Group & JSW Group||Meg Lanning|
All the teams have announced their captains and we have updated them in the above table.
WPL Teams Squad 2023
Delhi Capitals WPL Squad 2023: Meg Lanning (C) (1.1 crores), Jemimah Rodrigues (2.2 crores), Titas Sadhu (25 lacks), Alice Capsey (75 lakh), Jasia Akhter (20 lakh), Minnu Mani (20 lakh), Taniya Bhatia (30 lacks), Tara Norris (10 lakh), Shafali Verma (2 crore), Radha Yadav (40 lakh), Shikha Pandey (60 lakh), Marizanne Kapp (1.5 crores), Laura Harris (45 lakh), Poonam Yadav (30 lacks), Jess Jonassen (50 lahks), Sneha Deepthi (30 lakh), Arundhati Reddy (30 lakh), Aparna Mandal (10 lakh)
Mumbai Indians WPL Squad 2023:Harmanpreet Kaur (C) (1.8 crore), Nat Sciver (3.2 crore), Amelia Kerr (1 crore), Hayley Mathews (40 lakh), Chloe Tryon (30 lakh), Humairaa Kaazi (10 lakh), Priyanka Bala (20 lakh), Sonam Yadav (10 lakh), Saika Ishaque (10 lakh), Jintimani Kalita (10 lakh), Pooja Vastrakar (1.9 crore), Yastika Bhatia (1.5 crore), Heather Graham (30 lakh), Isabelle Wong (30 lakh), Amanjot Kaur (50 lakh), Dhara Gujjar (10 lakh), Neelam Bisht (10 lakh)
Gujarat Giants WPL Squad 2023: Beth Mooney (C) (2 crore), Ashleigh Gardner (3.2 crore), Harleen Deol (40 lakh), Deandra Dottin (60 lakh), Sneh Rana (75 lakh), Sophie Dunkley (60 lakh), Anna Sutherland (70 lakh), S Meghana (30 lakh), Georgia Wareham (75 lakh), Mansi Joshi (30 lakh), D Hemalatha (30 lakh), Monica Patel (30 lakh), Tanuja Kanwer (50 lakh), Sushma Verma (60 lakh), Parunika Sisodia (10 lakh), Shabnam Shakil (10 lakh), Hurley Gala (10 lakh), Ashwani Kumari (35 lakh)
Royal Challengers Bangalore WPL Squad 2023: Smriti Mandhana (C) (3.4 crore), Sophie Devine (50 lakh), Erin Burns (30 lakh), Disha Kasat (10 lakh), Indrani Roy (10 lakh), Ellyse Perry (1.7 crore), Renuka Singh Thakur (1.5 crore), Richa Ghosh (1.9 crore), Shreyanka Patil (10 lakh), Kanika Ahuja (35 lakh), Asha Shobana (10 lakh), Heather Knight (40 lakh), Dane van Niekerk (30 lakh), Preeti Bose (30 lakh), Poonam Khemnar (10 lakh), Komal Zanzad (25 lakh), Meghan Schutt (40 lakh), Sahana Pawar (10 lakh)
UP Warriorz WPL Squad 2023: Alyssa Healy (C) (70 lakh), Sophie Ecclestone (1.8 crore), Shweta Sehrawat (40 lakh), Anjali Sarvani (55 lakh), Rajeshwari Gayakwad (40 lakh), Parshavi Chopra (10 lakh), Deepti Sharma (2.6 crore), Tahlia McGrath (1.4 crore), Shabnim Ismail (1 crore), S Yashasri (10 lakh), Kiran Navgire (30 lakh), Grace Harris (75 lakh), Devika Vaidya (1.4 crore), Lauren Bell (30 lakh), Laxmi Yadav (10 lakh), Simran Shaikh (10 lakh)
Also read: IPL 2023 All Teams Squad
WPL 2023 Auction
A total of 87 women cricket players came under the hammer, 57 were Indian players whereas 30 players are from overseas. Smriti Mandhana who was the first bid of the WPL Auction turned out to be the most expensive bid of the season. She was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore at INR 3.40 Crores.
She has been appointed as the captain to lead the RCB-W Squad in the Women’s Premier League.
Here is the list of players sold in WPL 2023 Auction:
|Smriti Mandhana||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹3.4 crore (US$430,000)|
|Harmanpreet Kaur||India||Mumbai Indians||₹1.8 crore (US$230,000)|
|Deepti Sharma||India||UP Warriorz||₹2.6 crore (US$330,000)|
|Renuka Singh||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹1.5 crore (US$190,000)|
|Nat Sciver-Brunt||England||Mumbai Indians||₹3.2 crore (US$400,000)|
|Sophie Devine||New Zealand||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹50 lakh (US$63,000)|
|Ashleigh Gardner||Australia||Gujarat Giants||₹3.2 crore (US$400,000)|
|Ellyse Perry||Australia||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹1.7 crore (US$210,000)|
|Sophie Ecclestone||England||UP Warriorz||₹1.8 crore (US$230,000)|
|Meg Lanning||Australia||Delhi Capitals||₹1.1 crore (US$140,000)|
|Shafali Verma||India||Delhi Capitals||₹2 crore (US$250,000)|
|Annabel Sutherland||Australia||Gujarat Giants||₹70 lakh (US$88,000)|
|Harleen Deol||India||Gujarat Giants||₹40 lakh (US$50,000)|
|Beth Mooney||Australia||Gujarat Giants||₹2 crore (US$250,000)|
|Shabnim Ismail||South Africa||UP Warriorz||₹1 crore (US$130,000)|
|Amelia Kerr||New Zealand||Mumbai Indians||₹1 crore (US$130,000)|
|Sophia Dunkley||England||Gujarat Giants||₹60 lakh (US$75,000)|
|Jemimah Rodrigues||India||Delhi Capitals||₹2.2 crore (US$280,000)|
|Pooja Vastrakar||India||Mumbai Indians||₹1.9 crore (US$240,000)|
|Shikha Pandey||India||Delhi Capitals||₹60 lakh (US$75,000)|
|Sneh Rana||India||Gujarat Giants||₹75 lakh (US$94,000)|
|Marizanne Kapp||South Africa||Delhi Capitals||₹1.5 crore (US$190,000)|
|Parshavi Chopra||India||UP Warriorz||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Titas Sadhu||India||Delhi Capitals||₹25 lakh (US$31,000)|
|Shweta Sehrawat||India||UP Warriorz||₹40 lakh (US$50,000)|
|S. Yashasri||India||UP Warriorz||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Kiran Navgire||India||UP Warriorz||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Sabbineni Meghana||India||Gujarat Giants||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Issy Wong||England||Mumbai Indians||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Mansi Joshi||India||Gujarat Giants||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Devika Vaidya||India||UP Warriorz||₹1.4 crore (US$180,000)|
|Amanjot Kaur||India||Mumbai Indians||₹50 lakh (US$63,000)|
|Dayalan Hemalatha||India||Gujarat Giants||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Lauren Bell||England||UP Warriorz||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Monica Patel||India||Gujarat Giants||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Tara Norris||United States||Delhi Capitals||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Laura Harris||Australia||Delhi Capitals||₹45 lakh (US$56,000)|
|Dhara Gujjar||India||Mumbai Indians||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Jasia Akhter||India||Delhi Capitals||₹20 lakh (US$25,000)|
|Disha Kasat||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Laxmi Yadav||India||UP Warriorz||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Indrani Roy||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Minnu Mani||India||Delhi Capitals||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Shreyanka Patil||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Kanika Ahuja||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹35 lakh (US$44,000)|
|Tanuja Kanwer||India||Gujarat Giants||₹50 lakh (US$63,000)|
|Saika Ishaque||India||Mumbai Indians||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Asha Shobana||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Hayley Matthews||West Indies||Mumbai Indians||₹40 lakh (US$50,000)|
|Heather Knight||England||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹40 lakh (US$50,000)|
|Taniya Bhatia||India||Delhi Capitals||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Sushma Verma||India||Gujarat Giants||₹60 lakh (US$75,000)|
|Poonam Yadav||India||Delhi Capitals||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Jess Jonassen||Australia||Delhi Capitals||₹50 lakh (US$63,000)|
|Hurley Gala||India||Gujarat Giants||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Sneha Deepthi||India||Delhi Capitals||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Arundhati Reddy||India||Delhi Capitals||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Chloe Tyron||South Africa||Mumbai Indians||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Dane van Niekerk||South Africa||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Preeti Bose||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Simran Shaikh||India||UP Warriorz||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Aparna Mondal||India||Delhi Capitals||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Ashwani Kumari||India||Gujarat Giants||₹35 lakh (US$44,000)|
|Humairaa Kaazi||India||Mumbai Indians||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Poonam Khemnar||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Komal Zanzad||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹25 lakh (US$31,000)|
|Parunika Sisodia||India||Gujarat Giants||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Priyanka Bala||India||Mumbai Indians||₹20 lakh (US$25,000)|
|Megan Schutt||Australia||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹40 lakh (US$50,000)|
|Shabnam Shakil||India||Gujarat Giants||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Sonam Yadav||India||Mumbai Indians||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Jintimani Kalita||India||Mumbai Indians||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Neelam Bisht||India||Mumbai Indians||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Sahana Pawar||India||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹10 lakh (US$13,000)|
|Erin Burns||Australia||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Heather Graham||Australia||Mumbai Indians||₹30 lakh (US$38,000)|
|Grace Harris||Australia||UP Warriorz||₹75 lakh (US$94,000)|
|Georgia Wareham||Australia||Gujarat Giants||₹75 lakh (US$94,000)|
|Alice Capsey||England||Delhi Capitals||₹75 lakh (US$94,000)|
WPL 2023 Venues
As the WPL is quite new and it is in its launch stage, BCCI decided to use only two stadiums for the first season of Women’s IPL.
WPL tournament will be played in two stadiums in Mumbai. All the matches will be played on these two venues including the eliminator and final matches as well.
- Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
- DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
We can expect more venues in this league in the upcoming season as soon as the league get love from the fans as the men’s IPL but in this season, there will be only two stadiums for all the matches.
WPL League Format
The format of the WPL tournament will be Round Robin format with Group System and Playoffs Format. Each team will compete with other teams twice and there will be a points table like IPL. You can check the WPL 2023 Points Table from here…
We update this points table after every match so make sure you bookmark the page and get back whenever you want to check the updated WPL 2023 team rankings.
The top three teams will go for the Eliminator and Final matches which will be played on 24 & 24 March 2023. Here are the complete details about the WPL Format:
- There will be a total of 5 teams participating in the tournament
- The top team in the WPL points table will qualify for the final
- 2nd and 3rd team on the table will play the Eliminator match
- The winner of the Eliminator match will play the Final match against the topper of the table
There will be a total of 24 matches played in the tournament, each team will play other teams twice so it becomes 20 matches and one Eliminator and Final match.
WPL 2023 Points Table
|Delhi Capitals||8||6||2||0||+1.856||12||W W L W W|
|Mumbai Indians||8||6||2||0||+1.711||12||W L L W W|
|UP Worriarz||8||4||4||0||-0.200||8||L W W L L|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||8||2||6||0||-1.137||4||L W W L L|
|Gujarat Giants||8||2||6||0||-2.220||4||L L W L L|
Note: Make sure you bookmark this page because we update this points table after every match.
WPL 2023 Live Telecast & Streaming
Viacom18 has acquired the broadcasting rights of Women’s Premier League 2023 from season 2023 to 2027 for a cumulative figure of INR 951 crores (i.e., INR 7.09 crores per match).
They will hold the broadcasting rights of the Women’s Premier League for the next five seasons (2023 to 2027). So all the matches will be telecast on Sports18 TV and live streaming will be available on the JioCinema app in India.
WPL 2023 Ticket Booking
If you are planning to watch the WPL match directly from the stadium then WPL 2023 matches ticket can be easily booked through the official WPT20.com website as well as BookMyShow.com but make sure you book the tickets early otherwise it will be sold out soon.
Here are the steps you need to follow to book the tickets directly from the Women’s Premier League official website:
- First of all, visit the official WPL website.
- Click on the matches option at the top navigation bar.
- Select the match you want to watch from the stadium.
- Then click on the BUY TICKETS option on the right side.
- It will redirect you to BookMyShow.com where you need to complete your purchase.
- Just enter your details and complete your payment to successfully register your seat at the stadium.
- That’s all you need to do…
Note: Free entries for women, you just need to select the Women category during the purchase.
WPL 2023 Winner Prediction
WPL 2023 is starting very soon, but we can do some predictions based on the squad of all teams and their players’ performance in the past.
As per our analysis, we predict that Royal Challengers Bangalore-W will be the winner of the Women’s Premier League season 2023. This is completely based on our analysis and knowledge, if you think otherwise then please share your prediction in the comments section below.
FAQs about Women’s Premier League 2023
Here are some questions that people ask about WPL 2023:
When WPL 2023 is starting?
WPL is starting from the 4th of March 2023, the first match will be played between the Gujarant Giants vs Mumbai Indians at Brabourn Stadium, Mumbai.
Who is the most expensive buy in WPL?
Smriti Mandhana is the most expensive buy, RCB bought her for Rs. 3.4 Cr. She is also named the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore WPL team.
Who is the owner of the Gujarat Giants WPL franchise?
Adani Group is the owner of the Gujarat Giants WPL team,
How many teams are there in WPL 2023?
The total of 5 teams is participating in the first season of WPL, Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, UP Warriorz, Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants.
What is the format of WPL 2023?
The format of WPL’s first season is round-robin with a group system and playoffs, the same as the Indian Premier League.
How to book WPL 2023 Match Ticket?
You can book your tickets through the BookMyShow app or website. Just choose the match you want to watch from Stadium, enter some details and make the payment to complete your ticket booking.
Where to watch WPL 2023 matches?
Viacom18 acquired the WPL broadcasting rights for a sum of INR 951 crores for five WPL seasons (2023 to 2027). All the matches will be live telecast on Sports18 TV and live streaming will be available on the JioCinema app.