The first edition of Women’s Premier League 2023 is scheduled to start from March 4. The final match of the tournament will be played on March 26. For the first time, all five teams are participating in the Tata Women’s Premier League.
The first edition of Women’s Premier League 2023 is scheduled to start from March 4. The opening match of the tournament will be played between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants. Five teams are participating in this tournament. In this historic tournament, women cricketers from around the world will be bowled over by the strength of their play. A total of 22 matches will be played in this tournament. All matches will be played at Brabourne Stadium and DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai.
All the teams will play 8-8 league matches in the matches during this tournament. All teams must play each other. Each team has two matches against each other. These matches are called league matches. On the other hand, when there are 8-8 matches between all the teams, the top teams in the points table will directly qualify for the final match. On the other hand, the second and third placed teams in the points table will have to participate in the eliminator round on March 24. The losing team will go home in this match. The winning team in the eliminator becomes the second finalist and will fight the table topper for the title in the final. The final match will be played at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on March 26.
Here are the squads of all the teams
Mumbai Indians – Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Natalie Scheever, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Yastika Bhatia, Heather Graham, Isabel Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Dhara Gujar, Saika Ishaq, Hayley Mathews, Chloe Tryon, Humaira Qazi, Priyanka Bala, Sonam Yad , Jintamani Kalita, Neelam Bisht.
Gujarat Giants – Beth Mooney (C), Sneha Rana, Ashley Gardner, Sophia Dunkley, Annabel Sutherland, Harleen Deol, Diandra Datin, Sabineni Meghana, Georgia Wareham, Manasi Joshi, Dayalan Hemalatha, Monica Patel, Tanuja Kanwar, Sushma Gmala, H. , Ashwini Kumari, Parunika Sisodia, Shabman Shakeel.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Smriti Mandhana (C), Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry, Renuka Singh Thakur, Richa Ghosh (WK), Erin Burns, Disha Kassat, Indrani Roy, Kanika Ahuja, Asha Shobhana, Shreyanka Patil, Heather Knight, Don Nicker, Preeti Bose, Poonam Khemnar, Komal Janjad, Megan Shutt and Sahana Pawar.
Delhi Capitals – Jemima Rodrigues, Meg Lanning (c), Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Marijan Kapp, Titus Sadhu, Alice Capse, Tara Norris, Laura Harris, Jasia Akhtar, Minu Mani, Arundhati Reddy, Tania Bhatia, Poonam Yadav , Jess Jonassen, Sneha Deepti and Aparna Mandal.
UP Warriors – Deepti Sharma, Sophie Ecclestone, Devika Vaidya, Tahlia McGrath, Shabnim Ismail, Grace Harris, Alyssa Healy (C), Anjali Sarwani, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Shweta Sherawat, Kiran Navgire, Lauren Sheprao, Lakshmi Choprao, Lakshmi Yadprav, S. Yassari.