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WPL Auction LIVE: Smriti Mandhana goes to RCB, Sophie Ecclestone to UP Warriorz

New Delhi: Indian opener Smriti Mandhana will play for Royal Challenges Bangalore (RCB) in Women’s Premier League as she has been bought by the franchise for a superb Rs 3.4 crore. India’s U19 World Cup winning vice-captain and highest run scorer Shweta Sehrawat goes to UP Warriorz for Rs 40 Lakh. She has now surpassed Titas Sadhu […]

Edited By : News24 Desk | Updated: Feb 15, 2023 13:48 IST
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New Delhi: Indian opener Smriti Mandhana will play for Royal Challenges Bangalore (RCB) in Women’s Premier League as she has been bought by the franchise for a superb Rs 3.4 crore.

  • India’s U19 World Cup winning vice-captain and highest run scorer Shweta Sehrawat goes to UP Warriorz for Rs 40 Lakh. She has now surpassed Titas Sadhu among U-19 players bidding price.
  • Titas Sadhu, India U-19 World Cup player goes to Delhi Capital  for Rs 25 Lakh. Highest bid till now among U-19 players.
  • Archana Devi goes unsold and England U-19 World Cup skipper Grace Scrivens also remains unsold.
  • Indian World Cup highest wicket taker spinner Parshavi Chopra bought by UP Warriors for Rs 10 Lakh.
  • Hrishita Basu and Soumya Tiwari failed to attract the buyer.
  • It time for U-19 player to go under the hammer

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  • Marizanne Kapp of South Africa goes to Delhi Capitals camp after securing final bid of Rs 1.5 Crore.
  • Sneh Rana bought by Gujarat Giants after securing successful bid of Rs 75 Lakh.
  • India’s all rounder Sikha Panday secured final bid of Rs 60 Lakh from Delhi Capitals.
  • Jess Jonassen of Australia World Cup winning side remains unsold.
  • South Africa’s 23-year-old Nadine de Klerk and Bangladesh veteran all rounder Salma Khatun remain unsold.
  • India’s all rounder and U-19 World Cup final hero Radha Yadav get a successful bid from  Delhi Capitals at Rs. 40 Lakh.
  • All rounder Fran Jonas of New Zealand remain unsold.
  • England’s Afy Fletcher and Fran Jonas of New Zealand also failed to generate interest.
  • Inoka Ranaweera from Sri Lanka goes unsold
  • World Cup winner of Australia, Alana King remain unsold.
  • Nonkululeko Mlaba of South Africa remain unsold
  • India’s Poonam Yadav does not get single hammer in her initial bid.
  •  Delhi Capitals bought spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad for Rs 40 Lakhs.
  • West Indies’ Shakera Selman and England’s Sarah Glenn remains unsold.
  •  Lea Tahuhu of New Zealand and South Africa’s Ayabonga Khaka goes unsold.
  • Bangladesh first player for the auction remain unsold.
  • Megan Schutt, World Cup winner for the Australia remain unsold.
  • Anjali Sarvani of India goes unsold in her opening bid.
  • England’s right arm medium pacer Freya Davies remain unsold.
  • Shamilia Connell of West Indies opens the bidding for bowler and remain unsold.
  • Next up in the lines are the bowlers.
  • England’s Amy Jones remain unsold in initial hammering.
  • Bernadine Bezuidenhout of New Zealand remain unsold in initial bid.
  •  Sushma Verma remain unsold.
  • Australia’s wicketkeeper and player of the match in T20 and ODI World Cup final in 2020 and 2022, was successfully bought by UP Warriorz at Rs 70 Lakh.
  • Richa Gosh who played vital role in India’s chase against Pakistan on Sunday bought by Bangalore at Rs. 1.9 Cr.
  • India wicketkeeper batter Yastika Bhatia sold to Mumbai Indian for Rs 1.5 Crore
  • Anushka Sanjeevani of Sri Lanka remain unsold.
  • India’s wicketkeeper Taniya Bhatia remain unsold.
  • Gujarat Giants bid successfully for West Indies’ Deandra Dottin, the Barbadian cricketer bought for Rs 60 Lakh.
  • India’s medium pacer all rounder Pooja Vastrakar got Rs 1.9 bid from Mumbai Indian. It was an intense bidding war between  Mumbai and UP, but the all rounder joins her captain Harmenpreet Kaur’s team.
  • Indian all-rounder Harleen Deol bought by Gujarat Giants for Rs 40 Lakh.
  • Australia’s all rounder Annabel Sutherland was successfully bought by Gujarat Giants for Rs 70 lakh.
  • England captain Heather Knight whose base price was Rs 40 Lakh remain unsold.
  • England’s Tammy Beaumont remain unsold.
  • South Africa’s Tazmin Brits and Laura Wolvaardt remain unsold.
  • Australia captain Meg Lanning joins Delhi Capitals for Rs 1.1 cr.
  • Suzie Bates went unsold at Rs 30 lakh.
  • Delhi get their first player, Jemimah Rodrigues, who guided India against Pakistan in T20 World Cup 2023 opener, sees an intensive bidding between UP Warriors and Delhi Capitals. Delhi got her for Rs 2.2 crore.
  • Bengaluru bought Renuka Singh for Rs. 1.6 Crore.
  • India’s all rounder Deepti Sharma sold to UP Warriorz for Rs. 2.60 Crore.
  • UP Warriorz bought Sophie Ecclestone for Rs. 1.8 Crore.
  • Ellyse Perry sold to Royal Challengers for Rs 1.7 crore
  • RCB has second purchase bought Sophie Devine  for Rs 50 lakh.
  • Hayley Matthews goes unsold.
  • India captain Harmanpreet Kaur has been sold to Mumbai Indian for Rs 1.8 crore.

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Mumbai Indian and Royal Challengers bid for Mandhana

Star batter Mandhana was the first one to go under the hammer. Mumbai Indian franchise bid first at her for base price 50 Crore.

Royal Challengers Bangalore enters the fray at Rs 55 lakh, back and forth between MI and RCB. The bid war crossed Rs 1 crore between the two franchise. RCB got the last laugh as they bought the player for 3.4 Crore.

Smriti Mandhana is considered the most important player of the Indian women’s cricket team. BCCI is going to organize Women’s IPL for the first time. This league will start from next month i.e. March. While bidding is being done this February.

 

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First published on: Feb 13, 2023 03:12 PM IST

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