Top 5 Most Expensive Buys of WPL 2024 Auction

5. Phoebe Litchfield (Rs 1 crore)

Phoebe Litchfield

Phoebe Litchfield, a skilled Australian batter, has signed an impressive contract worth Rs. 1 crore with the Gujarat Giants. At just 20 years old, she has already made history by scoring the joint-fastest fifty in women’s T20Is, achieving this remarkable feat in only 18 balls. Currently playing for Sydney Thunder in the WBBL, Litchfield adds a dynamic and youthful energy to the Gujarat Giants’ batting order.

4. Shabnim Ismail (Rs. 1.2 crore)

Shabnim Ismail

Shabnim Ismail, a cricketer from South Africa, has just secured a deal with the Mumbai Indians for a substantial sum of Rs. 1.20 crore. At 35 years old, this fast bowler, formerly of UP Warriorz, demonstrated her talent in the 2023 Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) by capturing an impressive 13 wickets across 14 games. With Ismail’s skill and rapid pace, the Mumbai Indians’ bowling squad is poised to gain a significant upgrade.

3. Vrinda Dinesh (Rs 1.3 crore)

Vrinda Dinesh

Vrinda Dinesh, the explosive batswoman hailing from Karnataka, hit the jackpot with a lucrative deal from UP Warriorz. They invested a staggering Rs 1.3 crore in this promising cricketer. Despite not having played for the national team yet, Dinesh has already established herself as a formidable hitter in the domestic Senior Women’s One-Day tournament. Additionally, she played a crucial role in India’s U-23 team, leading them to victory in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Hong Kong.

2. Kashvee Gautam (Rs 2 crore)

Kashvee Gautam

Kashvee Gautam, a standout player from India, achieved a groundbreaking feat in the WPL 2024 auction by becoming the highest-paid uncapped cricketer. The Gujarat Giants signed her for an astonishing amount of rupees. In a recent match for India A against England A, the 20-year-old displayed her prowess by taking three important wickets, highlighting her immense talent and adaptability. Without a doubt, Gautam’s exceptional abilities make her an indispensable asset to the Gujarat Giants team.

1. Annabel Sutherland (Rs 2 crore)

Annabel Sutherland

The Delhi Capitals made a big move by signing Australian all-rounder Annabel Sutherland for an impressive Rs. 2 crore. Sutherland, aged 22, used to play for Gujarat Giants and offers a great mix of batting and bowling skills to the team. Having played 22 T20Is for Australia, her experience will be extremely valuable for the Delhi Capitals. Additionally, her strong performances in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) with the Melbourne Stars add to her worth.

Players Record & Stats Table Format:

Players Mat Inn Runs HS Ave SR 100s 50s
1. Annabel Sutherland 28 11 109 22* 12.1 139.7 0 0
2. Kashvee Gautam 2 1 29 29 29.00 138 0 0
3. Vrinda Dinesh 3 2 18 18 9.0 54.5 0 0
4. Shabnim Ismail 113 112 2291 18.6 19.4 0 2
5. Phoebe Litchfield 11 8 189 52* 37.8 170.3 0 1
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