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Following Mondaythe abounding batters; Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur, and teen sensation Shafali Verma are all set to parallel bidding wars under the hammer during the introductory event of the Women’s Premier League auction, following Monday.

To promote and encourage these shining charms some of the big personalities like Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney, Elysse Perry, Nat Sciver, Megan Schutt, and Deandra Dottin are expected to enjoy a big event.  Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, RCB, Gujarat Giants, and UP Warriorz are the five selected teams — who will be bidding for 90 players in a list of 409. All the players would be playing with a high-paying salary purse of Rs 12 crore per team for the first year and a squad size of 18 including six overseas players, at least 20 to 25 of the 60 Indian women set to be picked will command good auction prices. 

Whereas the base prices have been set in five brackets with the least being Rs 10 lakh and the highest Rs 50 lakh. And other than that the contrary brackets include Rs 20, 30, and 40 lacks as per the discussion.

Smriti, Shafali, Harmanpreet, and all-rounder Deepti Sharma are set to earn anywhere between Rs 1.25 to 2 crore from teams that victoriously tender for them.

Big hitters Richa Ghosh Seamer Renuka Thakur spinners like Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Radha Yadav, and seamers Meghana Singh and Shikha Pandey. Jemimah Rodrigues, who has had a good run in foreign T20 leagues, could also be a big earner during the auction.

Kashmir’s Jasia Akhtar and Railways’ Swagatika Rath are also expected to get richer by the end of the auction. 

U-19 World Cup-winning women‘s team, batter Shweta Sehrawat, spinners Parshavi Chopra, Mannat Kashyap, and Archana Devi along with seamer Titas Sadhu as well expected to attract good bids.

Further, talking with the head coach of Delhi capital Jonathan Batty on the historic occasion for India he said, “We are very excited about the WPL auction. We have worked on our strategy for the auction. We have a lot of people in the Delhi Capitals staff, who have worked on numerous IPL auctions. We are using their knowledge.”

Following up on this here we are presenting some of the 5 top Key Figures of Auction Teams DC, MI, RCB, Gujarat Giants, and UP Warriorz Minimum Salary Mandatory: Rs 9 crore Maximum Salary purse/team: Rs 12 crore Minimum Squad Strength Mandatory: 15 Maximum Squad Strength: 18 Maximum India players in the squad: 12 Maximum Overseas players/squad: 6 Total number of players available: 409 Indian players for auction: 246 Foreign players from Full members: 155 Players from Associate Nations: and the 8th Name of the auctioneer: Malika Sagar Nb.

 Further, he also stated that “the team can field five foreign players in playing XI if the fifth player is from Associate nation.”

Staff Writer

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