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Women’s Premier League 2023 coaches: Full support staff list of each team in WPL 2023

England captain Charlotte Edwards poses with the series trophy after winning the fifth NatWest International One Day match between England Women and India Women
by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

The coaching structures for the inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League are starting to take shape – here’s a full list of the WPL 2023 coaches and support staff.

 After the record-breaking auction process for the five initial franchises that will compete in the WPL, the wheels are now in motion for a player auction set to take place in mid-February. Current reports are that the auction will take place on February 11 or 13, with confirmation expected soon. With that in mind, franchises have started to recruit coaches and mentors for their sides.

There are plenty of famous names among those who will take charge of the teams, with former international cricketers predominantly featuring as well as experienced coaches. Former England women’s captain, Charlotte Edwards has been confirmed as head coach of Mumbai Indians, Edwards has also held the same role with Southern Brave and Sydney Sixers. Recently retired former Australia international, Rachael Haynes, has also been confirmed as head coach of the Gujarat-based side.


Women’s Premier League coaches: Full support staff list of each team in WPL 2023

Mumbai Indians

Head Coach: Charlotte Edwards
Mentor and Bowling Coach: Jhulan Goswami
Batting Coach: Devika Palshikar

Gujarat Giants

Head Coach: Rachael Haynes
Bowling Coach: Nooshin Al Khadeer
Batting Coach: Tushar Arothe
Fielding Coach: Gavan Twining
Mentor and Advisor: Mithali Raj

Delhi Capitals

Head Coach: Jonathan Batty
Assistant Coaches: Hemlata Kala, Lisa Keightley
Fielding Coach: Biju George

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Head coach: Ben Sawyer
Assistant Coach: Malolan Rangarajan
Fielding coach & Scout: Vanitha VR
Batting coach: RX Murali
Team Mentor: Sania Mirza


Head coach: Jon Lewis
Assistant coach: Anju Jain
Bowling coach: Ashley Noffke
Mentor: Lisa Sthalekar

*List updated until February 6, 2023

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