WPL 2023 Schedule, Teams, Captains, Start Date, Squad, Venues, Prediction

League NameWomen’s Premier League (WPL)
SeasonFirst season
Total Teams5
Start DateSaturday, 4 March 2023
Total Matches22
Format(T20) Round-robin with playoffs
VenuesBrabourne Stadium & Dr DY Patil Stadium
Final Match26 March 2023 at DY Patil Stadium
Live TelecastSports18 TV & streaming on JioCinema
Official websiteWPLT20.com

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

WPL 2023 Schedule

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:

Match No.DateMatchVenue
104 Mar 07:30 PMGujarat Giants vs Mumbai IndiansDY Patil Stadium
205 Mar 03:30 PMRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi CapitalsBrabourne Stadium
305 Mar 07:30 PMUP Worriarz vs Gujarat GiantsDY Patil Stadium
406 Mar 07:30 PMMumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers BangaloreBrabourne Stadium
507 Mar 07:30 PMDelhi Capitals vs UP WarriorzDY Patil Stadium
608 Mar 07:30 PMGujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers BangaloreBrabourne Stadium
709 Mar 07:30 PMDelhi Capitals vs Mumbai IndiansDY Patil Stadium
810 Mar 07:30 PMRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs UP WarriorzBrabourne Stadium
911 Mar 07:30 PMGujarat Giants vs Delhi CapitalsDY Patil Stadium
1012 Mar 07:30 PMUP Warriorz vs Mumbai IndiansBrabourne Stadium
1113 Mar 07:30 PMDelhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers BangaloreDY Patil Stadium
1214 Mar 07:30 PM Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat GiantsBrabourne Stadium
1315 Mar 07:30 PMUP Warriorz vs Royal Challengers BangaloreDY Patil Stadium
1416 Mar 07:30 PMDelhi Capitals vs Gujarat GiantsBrabourne Stadium
1518 Mar 03:30 PMMumbai Indians vs UP WarriorzDY Patil Stadium
1618 Mar 07:30 PMRoyal Challengers vs Gujarat GiantsBrabourne Stadium
1720 Mar 03:30 PMGujarat Giants vs UP WarriorzBrabourne Stadium
1820 Mar 07:30 PMMumbai Indians vs Delhi CapitalsDY Patil Stadium
1921 Mar 03:30 PMRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians DY Patil Stadium
2021 Mar 07:30 PMUP Warriorz vs Delhi CapitalsBrabourne Stadium
2124 Mar 07:30 PMELIMINATORDY Patil Stadium
2226 Mar 07:30 PMFINALBrabourne Stadium
WPL 2023 Schedule

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 BangaloreUnited Spirits LimitedSmriti Mandhana
UP WorriarzCapri Global Holdings Private LimitedAlyssa Healy
Gujarat GiantsAdani GroupBeth Mooney
Mumbai IndiansReliance Industries LimitedHarmanpreet Kaur
Delhi CapitalsGMR Group & JSW GroupMeg Lanning
WPL 2023 teams, captains and owners

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 MandhanaIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹3.4 crore (US$430,000)
Harmanpreet KaurIndiaMumbai Indians₹1.8 crore (US$230,000)
Deepti SharmaIndiaUP Warriorz₹2.6 crore (US$330,000)
Renuka SinghIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹1.5 crore (US$190,000)
Nat Sciver-BruntEnglandMumbai Indians₹3.2 crore (US$400,000)
Sophie DevineNew ZealandRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹50 lakh (US$63,000)
Ashleigh GardnerAustraliaGujarat Giants₹3.2 crore (US$400,000)
Ellyse PerryAustraliaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹1.7 crore (US$210,000)
Sophie EcclestoneEnglandUP Warriorz₹1.8 crore (US$230,000)
Meg LanningAustraliaDelhi Capitals₹1.1 crore (US$140,000)
Shafali VermaIndiaDelhi Capitals₹2 crore (US$250,000)
Annabel SutherlandAustraliaGujarat Giants₹70 lakh (US$88,000)
Harleen DeolIndiaGujarat Giants₹40 lakh (US$50,000)
Beth MooneyAustraliaGujarat Giants₹2 crore (US$250,000)
Shabnim IsmailSouth AfricaUP Warriorz₹1 crore (US$130,000)
Amelia KerrNew ZealandMumbai Indians₹1 crore (US$130,000)
Sophia DunkleyEnglandGujarat Giants₹60 lakh (US$75,000)
Jemimah RodriguesIndiaDelhi Capitals₹2.2 crore (US$280,000)
Pooja VastrakarIndiaMumbai Indians₹1.9 crore (US$240,000)
Shikha PandeyIndiaDelhi Capitals₹60 lakh (US$75,000)
Sneh RanaIndiaGujarat Giants₹75 lakh (US$94,000)
Marizanne KappSouth AfricaDelhi Capitals₹1.5 crore (US$190,000)
Parshavi ChopraIndiaUP Warriorz₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Titas SadhuIndiaDelhi Capitals₹25 lakh (US$31,000)
Shweta SehrawatIndiaUP Warriorz₹40 lakh (US$50,000)
S. YashasriIndiaUP Warriorz₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Kiran NavgireIndiaUP Warriorz₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Sabbineni MeghanaIndiaGujarat Giants₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Issy WongEnglandMumbai Indians₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Mansi JoshiIndiaGujarat Giants₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Devika VaidyaIndiaUP Warriorz₹1.4 crore (US$180,000)
Amanjot KaurIndiaMumbai Indians₹50 lakh (US$63,000)
Dayalan HemalathaIndiaGujarat Giants₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Lauren BellEnglandUP Warriorz₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Monica PatelIndiaGujarat Giants₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Tara NorrisUnited StatesDelhi Capitals₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Laura HarrisAustraliaDelhi Capitals₹45 lakh (US$56,000)
Dhara GujjarIndiaMumbai Indians₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Jasia AkhterIndiaDelhi Capitals₹20 lakh (US$25,000)
Disha KasatIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Laxmi YadavIndiaUP Warriorz₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Indrani RoyIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Minnu ManiIndiaDelhi Capitals₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Shreyanka PatilIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Kanika AhujaIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹35 lakh (US$44,000)
Tanuja KanwerIndiaGujarat Giants₹50 lakh (US$63,000)
Saika IshaqueIndiaMumbai Indians₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Asha ShobanaIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Hayley MatthewsWest IndiesMumbai Indians₹40 lakh (US$50,000)
Heather KnightEnglandRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹40 lakh (US$50,000)
Taniya BhatiaIndiaDelhi Capitals₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Sushma VermaIndiaGujarat Giants₹60 lakh (US$75,000)
Poonam YadavIndiaDelhi Capitals₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Jess JonassenAustraliaDelhi Capitals₹50 lakh (US$63,000)
Hurley GalaIndiaGujarat Giants₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Sneha DeepthiIndiaDelhi Capitals₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Arundhati ReddyIndiaDelhi Capitals₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Chloe TyronSouth AfricaMumbai Indians₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Dane van NiekerkSouth AfricaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Preeti BoseIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Simran ShaikhIndiaUP Warriorz₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Aparna MondalIndiaDelhi Capitals₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Ashwani KumariIndiaGujarat Giants₹35 lakh (US$44,000)
Humairaa KaaziIndiaMumbai Indians₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Poonam KhemnarIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Komal ZanzadIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹25 lakh (US$31,000)
Parunika SisodiaIndiaGujarat Giants₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Priyanka BalaIndiaMumbai Indians₹20 lakh (US$25,000)
Megan SchuttAustraliaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹40 lakh (US$50,000)
Shabnam ShakilIndiaGujarat Giants₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Sonam YadavIndiaMumbai Indians₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Jintimani KalitaIndiaMumbai Indians₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Neelam BishtIndiaMumbai Indians₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Sahana PawarIndiaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹10 lakh (US$13,000)
Erin BurnsAustraliaRoyal Challengers Bangalore₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Heather GrahamAustraliaMumbai Indians₹30 lakh (US$38,000)
Grace HarrisAustraliaUP Warriorz₹75 lakh (US$94,000)
Georgia WarehamAustraliaGujarat Giants₹75 lakh (US$94,000)
Alice CapseyEnglandDelhi 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.

  1. Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
  2. 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

Team M W L T NRR Points Last 5
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

WPL 2023 Live Telecast

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

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.

Smriti Mandhana with trophy

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.

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