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WPL 2024, Schedule, Teams & the Squads: Everything You Need To Know

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Introduction of WPL 2024

WPL started a new era in women’s cricket and in 2024, the second edition of the WPL is going to be held. The WPL 2024 opener will be played between defending champions Mumbai Indians and inaugural edition runner-ups Delhi Capitals on February 23 at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Do you want to know more about the tournament? Read this blog to know everything about the tournament and keep following sprintersgames.in to get all the sports news on time.

Key details of the tournament: WPL 2024

Name of the tournament: Women’s Premier League

Year: 2024

Edition: Second

Format of the tournament: All five teams will play against each other twice. The top team on the WPL points table will directly qualify for the final. The second and third-placed teams will lock horns in Eliminator. The winner of Eliminator will be up against the table toppers in the grand finale.

Duration of the tournament: 23rd Feb to 17th March

Number of matches: 22 matches (20 league matches, an eliminator match and the final).

Broadcaster: Star Sports

OTT platform: Jio Cinema

Administrator: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

Women Premier League (WPL) 2024 Full Schedule:

February 23– Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals in Bengaluru

February 24– Royal Challengers Bangalore vs UP Warriors in Bengaluru

February 25– Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians in Bengaluru

February 26 – UP Warriors vs Delhi Capitals in Bengaluru

February 27 – Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Giants in Bengaluru

February 28 – Mumbai Indians vs UP Warriors in Bengaluru

February 29 – Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals in Bengaluru

March 1 – UP Warriors vs Gujarat Giants in Bengaluru

March 2 – Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians in Bengaluru

March 3 – Gujarat Giants vs Delhi Capitals in Bengaluru

March 4 – UP Warriors vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bengaluru

March 5 – Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians in Delhi

March 6 – Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in Delhi

March 7 – UP Warriors vs Mumbai Indians in Delhi

March 8 – Delhi Capitals vs UP Warriors in Delhi

March 9 – Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Giants in Delhi

March 10 – Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in Delhi

March 11 – Gujarat Giants vs UP Warriors in Delhi

March 12 – Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in Delhi

March 13 – Delhi Capitals vs Gujarat Giants in Delhi

March 15 – Eliminator in Delhi

March 17 – Final in Delhi

WPL 2024: Teams And Squads

Delhi Capitals:

Alice Capsey, Arundhati Reddy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Jess Jonassen, Laura Harris, Marizanne Kapp, Meg Lanning, Minnu Mani, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Shefali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sneha Deepthi, Taniya Bhatia, Titas Sadhu, Annabel Sutherland*, Aparna Mondal, Ashwani Kumari

Gujarat Giants:

Ashleigh Gardner, Beth Mooney, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Laura Wolvaardt, Shabnam Shakil, Sneh Rana, Tanuja Kanwar, Phoebe Litchfield, Meghna Singh, Trisha Poojitha, Kashvee Gautam, Priya Mishra, Lauren Cheatle, Kathryn Bryce, Mannat Kashyap, Veda Krishnamurthy, Tarannum Pathan

Mumbai Indians:

Amanjot Kaur, Amelia Kerr, Chloe Tryon, Harmanpreet Kaur, Hayley Matthews, Humaira Kazi, Issy Wong, Jintimani Kalita, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Pooja Vastrakar, Priyanka Bala, Saika Ishaque, Yastika Bhatia, Shabnim Ismail, S Sajana, Amandeep Kaur, Fatima Jaffer, Keerthana Balakrishnan

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Asha Shobana, Disha Kasat, Ellyse Perry, Heather Knight (withdrawn), Indrani Roy, Kanika Ahuja, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, Shreyanka Patil, Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine, Georgia Wareham, Kate Cross, Ekta Bisht, Shubha Satheesh, S Meghana, Simran Bahadur, Sophie Molineux

UP Warriorz:

Alyssa Healy, Anjali Sarvani, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Kiran Navgire, Lauren Bell (withdrawn, replaced by Chamari Athapaththu), Laxmi Yadav, Parshavi Chopra, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Soppadhandi Yashasri, Shweta Sehrawat, Sophie Ecclestone, Tahlia McGrath, Danni Wyatt, Vrinda Dinesh, Poonam Khemnar, Saima Thakor, Gouher Sultana

Overview of the tournament: WPL 2024

The second edition of WPL (Women’s Premier League) is going to start on 23rd February and it will continue till 17th March 2024.  The first match will be between the first champion Mumbai Indians and last year’s finalists, Delhi Capitals in Bengaluru.

We will be able to watch a total of 22 matches in the tournament. In which 20 are the league stage matches, an eliminator match, and the final. All matches will start at 7.30 pm IST.

According to the BCCI notification, all matches until March 4 will be played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, and the remaining matches will be hosted at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

Final words: WPL 2024

As an ardent sports lover, we are not going to miss a single match of the league & if you want every news of this tournament on time, then keep an eye on sprintersgames.in.

Some common FAQs: About WPL 2024

In which year did WPL get started?

It was started in the year 2023.

What is the format of the tournament?

The format of the tournament is double Round-robin and play-offs.

Which player has the highest runs in this tournament till now?

Meg Lanning has the glory of making the highest runs till now. She has 345 runs in her bag.

Which player has the highest wickets in this format till now?

Hayley Matthews has the glory of having the highest wickets in this format. He has 16 wickets in total.

Which team won the first title of the tournament?

Mumbai Indians won the first title of the tournament.

Who is the captain of Mumbai Indians?

Harmanpreet Kaur is the captain of Mumbai Indians for WPL

What are the names of the teams participating in WPL?

 Mumbai Indians (MI), Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Giants, UP Warriorz & Royal Challengers Bangalore.

What are the names of the captains of the respective teams of WPL?

Harmanpreet Kaur is the captain of Mumbai Indians.
Meg Lanning is the captain of Delhi Capitals.
Beth Mooney is the captain of Gujarat Giants.
Smriti Mandhana is the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Alyssa Healy is the captain of UP Warriorz.

What are the names of the head coaches of the respective teams of WPL?

Jonathan Batty is the head coach of Delhi Capitals.
Rachael Haynes is the head coach of Gujarat Giants.
Charlotte Edwards is the head coach of Mumbai Indians.
Ben Sawyer is the head coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Jon Lewis is the head coach of UP Warriorz.

Is it the highest-valued women's sports league in the world?

No, WPL is the second-highest-valued women's sports league in the world. The Women's National Basketball Association in the United States is holding the first position.

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