WPL Auction 2024: India’s Kashvee Gautam gets highest bid by Gujarat Giants, sold for ₹2 crore

WPL Auction 2024: Australia’s Annabel Sutherland has been the most expensive player so far in the 2024 auctions of the Women’s Premier League (WPL). Delhi Capitals clinched Sutherland for 2 crore after a bidding war against Gujarat Titans as the latter has maximum spots to fill in the WPL 2024 auctions. India’s batter Vrinda Dinesh has been the most expensive Indian player so far as she went to UP Warriorz for 1.30 crore.

The WPL auction 2024 displayed some intense bids from the representatives of 5 teams in the women’s cricket league- Gujarat Titans, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals and UP Warrirorz. Gujarat Titans, which had the maximum spots to fill also went with one high-value player Phoebe Litchfield, who joined the franchise for 1 crore.

South Africa pacer Shabnim Ismail also attracted much interest from the franchises with Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians engaging in a tough fight for the player. The player finally went to defending champions Mumbai Indians for 1.2 crore. 

India’s Kashvee Gautam goes to Gujarat Giants for 2 crore 

India’s Kashvee Gautam was also subjected to much discussion with first RCB engaging in a bidding war with Gujarat Giants and then UP Warriroz coming into play. After some intense discussion, UP Warriorz decided to rest the paddle at the amount of 2 crore and Gujarat Giants got Kashvee Gautam.

Uncapped batter Vrinda Dinesh is the highest-valued Indian player in the WPL 2024 auctions so far. First Gujarat Giants and RCB fought for the batter and as RCB rested the paddle, UP Warriorz came into the game with bids finally ending at 1.3 crore and Vrindra Dinesh will play for UP Warriorz in the WPL 2024 season.


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Published: 09 Dec 2023, 03:43 PM IST

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