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Women's Premier League 2023

Women’s Premier League 2023, all you need to know: WPL squads, schedule, where to watch on TV & opening ceremony details

Women's Premier League – here's all you need to know about WPL 2023
by Wisden Staff 3 minute read

The very first Women’s Premier League – WPL 2023 – begins on March 4: here’s all you need to know about the T20 tournament, from players and teams to telecast details.

Women’s Premier League 2023: All you need to know

How many teams are there in WPL?

There are five teams – Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and UP Warriorz. The respective franchises of the first four also own IPL teams of the same name.

When will WPL 2023 be played?

The first edition will be held from March 4 to March 26, 2023, across 22 matches.

What are the venues for WPL?

The tournament will be entirely held in Mumbai, at the Brabourne Stadium and the DY Patil Stadium.

What’s the Women’s Premier League schedule?

The full fixtures list, including match timings, can be found here.

Who’s playing for which team?

Ranging from overseas superstars Meg Lanning and Heather Knight to Indian powerhouses Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana, it’s a blockbuster list. The full list of squads can be found here.

Who are the captains and coaches?

The full set of WPL captains can be found here, while the coaching and support staff is available here.

Women’s Premier League 2023: How do the teams stack up?

If you need a quick preview to all the teams, look no further.

Women’s Premier League: Where to watch live on TV

Matches will be broadcast live in India and abroad. For all broadcasting details, follow the link here. 

WPL 2023 opening ceremony – who is performing?

An opening ceremony will be held at the DY Patil Stadium ahead of the first match between Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians. The opening ceremony will begin at 6.25pm IST on March 4, with the match starting at 8pm.

Bollywood stars Kiara Advani and Kriti Sanon will be performing at the ceremony, along with Punjabi singer-songwriter AP Dhillon.

Sign up to bet365 ahead of the IPL 2023, find out outright odds here.

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