As many as seven players from Odisha have been shortlisted for the Women’s Premier League 2023 auction, informed Odisha Cricket Association (OCA). They are – Madhuri Mehera, Rasanara Pawwin, Kajal Jena, SB Lorence, Sujata Mallick, Priyanka Priyadarshini Sahoo and Sushree Dibyadarshini.
The Women’s Premier League Player Auction list has been out with a total of 409 cricketers set to go under the hammer at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai on February 13. A total of 1,525 players registered for the inaugural Women’s Premier League Player Auction & the final list was pruned to 409 players.
Out of 409 players, 246 are Indians and 163 are overseas players of which 8 players are from associate nations. The total capped players are 202, uncapped players are 199 and 8 from associate nations. A maximum of 90 slots are available with the five teams, with 30 being slotted for overseas players.
Rs 50 lakh is the highest reserve price with 24 players choosing to be slotted in the highest bracket. Team India Captain Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma and India’s Under-19 T20 World Cup-winning captain Shafali Verma are amongst the few Indians who have slotted themselves in the highest bracket.
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