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Women's Premier League 2024

WPL auction 2024: All you need to know – Format, rules, players list, sets and telecast details

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by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

The auction for the 2024 Women’s Premier League will be held on December 9, 2023 at Mumbai. Here is all you need to know about WPL 2024 auction, including the format, the rules, the players list, the sets, and the telecast details.

The second edition of the Women’s Premier League, in 2024, will feature the same five teams as the previous edition: Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, UP Warriorz, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Gujarat Giants.

The auction for the 2024 edition will be held on December 9 in Mumbai. Ahead of the auction, the five franchises retained 60 cricketers – in other words, they can acquire up to 30 new players. Meanwhile, 165 cricketers have signed up for the auction.


WPL 2024 auction: Format and rules

The 165 cricketers include 104 Indians and 61 overseas cricketers, of whom 15 are from Associate Nations; only 56 of the 165 are capped. They will be bid for in 13 rounds. Deandra Dottin and Kim Garth have enlisted themselves at INR 50 lakh, the highest at this auction.

The bidding will be carried out in 13 rounds. Each team needs to build a squad of 15 to 18 cricketers, of whom at most six can be overseas. A playing XI can consist of up to five overseas cricketer, of whom at least one has to be from an Associate Nation.

WPL 2024 auction: Slots and purse remaining

Mumbai Indians: 5 slots (1 overseas), purse of INR 2.1 crore
Delhi Capitals: 3 slots (1 overseas), purse of INR 2.25 crore
UP Warriorz: 5 slots (1 overseas), purse of INR 4 crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 7 slots (3 overseas), purse of INR 3.35 crore
Gujarat Giants: 10 slots (3 overseas), purse of INR 5.95 crore

WPL 2024 auction: Players list and sets

The complete players list of the 2024 WPL auction, divided by sets, is available here.

Where will the auction be covered live?

The auction will be held at Mumbai on December 9, though the exact time is yet to be announced. It will be telecast live by the Sports18 network. Live streaming will be available on the Jio Cinema app and website.

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