Women’s Premier League 2022/23

Next WPL could be in home-and-away format, possibly around Diwali, says Jay Shah

"Women's cricket now has a dedicated audience base and this number will only keep growing as we expect an encouraging turnout at the next WPL"
February 25, 2024

Harmanpreet: Today I can feel how one feels after winning a trophy

Mumbai Indians players and support staff react after becoming WPL champions
February 27, 2024

Sciver-Brunt and Wong lead Mumbai Indians to inaugural WPL title

Capitals fought back from 79 for 9 to take the game to the final over, but it wasn't enough
February 26, 2024

Mumbai and Capitals bring the best of the best to WPL final

The two most dominant batting line-ups will take aim at each other at Brabourne stadium
February 24, 2024

Sciver-Brunt fifty, Wong hat-trick put Mumbai in WPL final

UP Warriorz crashed to 110 all out in the Eliminator
February 24, 2024

How Parshavi Chopra ventured from skating to googlies and found her feet in WPL

At one point, she wanted to be a fast bowler. Now she is troubling the best batters in the world with her legspin
February 25, 2024

Mumbai bank on experience against Warriorz's middle-order might

Warriorz will hope Grace Harris is fit again after she missed the team's last league game
February 21, 2024

Alice Capsey's all-round exploits puts Delhi Capitals directly in final

They pipped Mumbai Indians in the race to the top of the league table, chasing down 139 against UP Warriorz with plenty to spare
February 28, 2024

Alice Capsey's all-round exploits puts Delhi Capitals directly in final

They pipped Mumbai Indians in the race to the top of the league table, chasing down 139 against UP Warriorz with plenty to spare
February 22, 2024

Amelia Kerr helps Mumbai Indians see off RCB - but not enough for direct final berth

She first returned 3 for 22, and then kept her cool to take Mumbai past a small target with an unbeaten 31
February 27, 2024

Confident UP Warriorz, well-rounded Delhi Capitals meet in playoff rehearsal

Depending on Mumbai Indians' result in their last game, a win for Capitals can push them straight into the final
February 20, 2024

Kapp's passion burns bright as Delhi Capitals steamroll Mumbai Indians

The South African allrounder made a crucial contribution in a nine-wicket victory
February 16, 2024

Amazing Grace Harris leads UP Warriorz into WPL playoffs

Tahlia McGrath, Parshavi Chopra, Sophie Ecclestone and Rajeshwari Gayakwad also play key roles as Gujarat Giants are knocked out
February 27, 2024

RCB search for consolation win against upbeat Mumbai Indians

RCB need to do their best and hope other results go their way. Mumbai aim to confirm direct qualification into final
February 19, 2024

Dottin questions Giants' 'bewildering reasoning' for her exclusion from the WPL

Allrounder refutes franchise's claim that she was unable to obtain a medical clearance in time before the WPL
February 20, 2024

Chance for UP Warriorz to seal playoffs spot as they face Gujarat Giants

Spinners expected to be in focus once again; Giants up against it in their last league game
February 25, 2024

Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians look to fine-tune plans ahead of playoffs

Mumbai assured of a top place with a win; Delhi with a chance to draw level on points with Mumbai
February 21, 2024

How Royal Challengers and UP Warriorz can qualify for the playoffs

Do Gujarat Giants still have a realistic chance?
February 28, 2024

Sophie Devine's stunning 99 off 36 keeps Royal Challengers Bangalore alive

They overhauled a target of 189 with eight wickets and 27 balls to spare against Gujarat Giants
February 27, 2024

Sophie Ecclestone shines as UP Warriorz show that Mumbai Indians can be beaten

UP Warriorz bowled Mumbai Indians out for only 127, but managed to chase down the target only in the final over
February 27, 2024

Giants and RCB desperately need full points and a net run-rate boost

The best-case scenario for either team is to win and hope for a three-way tie at six points with UP Warriorz
February 18, 2024

Warriorz look to bounce back against dominant Mumbai as playoff race heats up

With five wins on the trot, Mumbai are the only unbeaten side left in the competition
February 27, 2024

All-round Gardner shows Gujarat Giants how to 'be brave' in turnaround victory

Delhi Capitals fall short by 11 runs despite a late partnership from Arundhati Reddy and Shikha Pandey
February 25, 2024

Bowlers, Kanika Ahuja set up Royal Challengers' first win

They keep their slim hopes alive in WPL after Devine, Perry and Asha star with the ball against Warriorz
February 25, 2024

Capitals look to confirm playoffs spot, while Giants are still searching for their best XI

Capitals are just behind Mumbai Indians at the top of the table; Giants have registered just one win so far and are one off the bottom
February 23, 2024

RCB allrounder Shreyanka Patil wants to be 'X-factor player'

The 20-year-old's range of shots, and her fearlessness in executing them, has impressed stalwarts such as Devine and Perry
February 28, 2024

How RCB can still make the knockouts

Despite losing all five of their games so far, they can mathematically still finish in the top three
February 19, 2024

Harmanpreet's joyride propels Mumbai Indians into playoffs

Her 30-ball 51 helped them score 162 before Kerr and Matthews spun a web around Giants.
February 15, 2024

Kapp, Jonassen help Capitals clinch last-over thriller to keep RCB winless

RCB still have a mathematical chance to qualify for knockouts but will need a number of results to go their way
February 10, 2024

Mumbai look to extend dominance in repeat of WPL opener against Giants

Giants are in the bottom half of the table and will look to inflict a first loss on Mumbai
February 19, 2024

A tale of two overs - Harmanpreet and Ishaque change the script against UP Warriorz

Healy, McGrath fifties in vain as Mumbai continue winning run
February 12, 2024

Bruised RCB look to start afresh against Capitals

RCB are on a four-game losing streak, while Capitals are on par with Mumbai Indians at the top with six points
February 25, 2024

On-the-move Warriorz have the firepower to stop the Mumbai Indians winning spree

A win for UP Warriorz will take them level with Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals at the top of the points table
February 28, 2024

Kapp and Shafali slay the Giants

Gujarat Giants' 104 was overhauled in only 7.1 overs
February 25, 2024

Capitals aim a return to winning ways against resurgent Giants

Giants have just two points from three games but a win on Saturday will put them back in contention for playoffs
February 25, 2024

RCB at Silk Board junction: stuck with no relief in sight

Royal Challengers Bangalore rooted to the bottom of the table with fourth straight loss
February 27, 2024

Saika Ishaque's rough path to WPL glory

Injury sidelined her, but after a few technical adjustments and a lot of hard work - including against East Bengal's men - she just keeps on striking for Mumbai Indians
February 25, 2024

Bruised RCB eye maiden win against UP Warriorz to stay alive

Both teams will need their captains to fire and figure out their best XIs
February 26, 2024

Dunkley, Deol give Giants first win and hand RCB third loss

Devine's powerful fifty and Knight's fighting cameo wasn't enough for Royal Challengers Bangalore
February 28, 2024

Harmanpreet-led Mumbai take on Lanning-led Capitals in table-top clash

Both teams come into the clash with two wins in two games
February 26, 2024

The JJ Show headlines Capitals' thumping victory

Jess Jonassen smashed 42 off 20 balls and took two wickets in her first over to sink UP Warriorz
February 28, 2024

Why has the BCCI allowed teams to use DRS for wides and no-balls in the WPL?

The move is aimed at reducing the chance of umpiring error impacting crucial phases of the game
February 26, 2024

RCB and Giants target first win to keep hopes alive

Despite being strong on paper, RCB have not fired collectively as a unit
February 25, 2024

Matthews blows Royal Challengers Bangalore away with all-round show

She dismissed Mandhana, Knight and Ghosh before smashing 77 off 38 as Mumbai Indians picked up their second big win in a row
February 26, 2024

Lanning's Capitals take on Healy's Warriorz to stay in top two

The two teams started their WPL campaigns with contrasting wins, and will want to get their playing XIs and plans in place properly
February 25, 2024

It's Harmanpreet Kaur vs Smriti Mandhana, Round One

Mumbai Indians have started the WPL with a bang, while Royal Challengers will need to bounce back after a heavy defeat in their first game
February 26, 2024

Van Niekerk wants to 'find the Dane that I missed' in all the emotional twists and turns

"I'm not here to show anyone I should have played the World Cup; I want to find myself, enjoy cricket again," the Royal Challengers Bangalore player says
February 26, 2024

Grace Harris leaves it till late before pulling off thrilling win for UP Warriorz

Gujarat Giants suffer second loss in two days after some final-over drama regarding DRS and wides
February 27, 2024

How USA's Tara Norris came to make history in the WPL

She claimed the first five-wicket haul in the WPL, after being bought by Delhi Capitals at the base price of INR 10 lakh
February 26, 2024

The Shafali-Lanning show flattens RCB before Tara Norris' five-for

RCB stutter in their chase despite having the firepower of Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry and Heather Knight
February 24, 2024

Gujarat Giants couldn't obtain medical clearance for Dottin before deadline

Giants had earlier said Dottin was "recovering from a medical situation" and she had tweeted saying, "I'm recovering from nothing"
February 26, 2024

Bruised Gujarat Giants seek immediate turnaround against UP Warriorz

Coming off a big defeat and potentially missing key players, Giants are already facing an uphill task against Alyssa Healy's side
February 27, 2024

Harmanpreet's knock may have done to WPL what Brendon McCullum's did to IPL

Sweeps, check. Pulls, check. Slices and scythes, check. The famous bat swing was on show. The confidence had perhaps never left
February 27, 2024

Stats: Mumbai Indians' dream start, Harmanpreet Kaur's fastest fifty

Gujarat Giants' 143-run loss is the biggest by runs for a team in the major women's T20 leagues
February 24, 2024

Harmanpreet lights up WPL Day for Mumbai in 143-run win

Giants fee-fi-fo floundered to 23 for 7 and then 64 all out after Mooney had to retire hurt
February 28, 2024

Star-studded Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals look to get WPL juggernaut going

Superstar captains. Interesting sub-plots. A sold-out crowd. There is all to play for at the Brabourne Stadium
February 27, 2024

Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians in a power-packed contest to kick off the WPL

Mumbai have many top-notch allrounders to pick from, while Giants are packed with Australia's world beaters
February 27, 2024

Deandra Dottin out of WPL, Giants name Kim Garth as replacement

Garth has already linked up with Giants ahead of their game against Mumbai Indians on Saturday evening
February 24, 2024

Mooney wants her Gujarat Giants side to take 'brave options' on the field

She is excited with new partnership alongside coach Rachael Haynes, and says she feels no pressure as one of five WPL captains
February 21, 2024

Harmanpreet hopes WPL will 'cut down' the gap in talent between India and Australia

Meanwhile, Jemimah Rodrigues said the WPL would be a "blessing in disguise" for the India players following the World Cup semi-final exit
February 25, 2024

Meg Lanning named Delhi Capitals captain at WPL

Jemimah Rodrigues will be her deputy, as Capitals' campaign kicks off on March 5 at the Brabourne Stadium
February 24, 2024

Harmanpreet to lead Mumbai Indians in WPL

Mumbai had bought Harmanpreet for INR 1.8 crore, the third-most expensive for them after Nat Sciver-Brunt and Pooja Vastrakar
February 25, 2024

Beth Mooney named captain of WPL side Gujarat Giants

This will be her first full-time captaincy stint in an overseas T20 league, with India allrounder Sneh Rana her deputy
February 23, 2024

UP Warriorz name Alyssa Healy as captain

"The WPL is a tournament we have all been keenly waiting on, and the UP Warriorz have a fantastic squad, waiting to making a splash once things get going," she says
February 17, 2024

Tata bags title rights for the Women's Premier League

According to a BCCI source, the deal is for five years
February 19, 2024

Smriti Mandhana named RCB captain for Women's Premier League

She had also led Trailblazers at the Women's T20 Challenge, the WPL's precursor
February 27, 2024

WPL: Sania Mirza joins Royal Challengers Bangalore as team mentor

"The WPL will push the women's sports to new heights in the country, open new doors to women cricketers"
February 11, 2024

Mumbai Indians, Gujarat Giants to kick off WPL 2023 in Navi Mumbai on March 4

The final will be played on March 26, at the Brabourne Stadium
February 27, 2024

Parth Jindal: 'People spent a lot on marquee players, didn't have much money for others'

Capitals were the only team to buy an Associate player: "You can only play five foreigners if you play an Associate player - so it makes all the sense"
February 24, 2024

Urooj Mumtaz: 'Extremely unfortunate to see Pakistan players missing out on WPL'

"Every opportunity must be fair and inclusive," says the former Pakistan captain
February 25, 2024

When it comes to WPL, CSA unlikely to stand in Dane van Niekerk's way

CSA will use her WPL campaign to facilitate her return to the national side after she previously failed the board's fitness test
February 28, 2024

Harmanpreet Kaur: 'WPL is a gamechanger for all of us'

Reactions from some of the players who were bought at the first Women's Premier League auction
February 26, 2024

Mandhana gets the biggest bid at WPL auction, goes to RCB for INR 3.4 crore

RCB spent nearly 50% of their INR 12 crore purse on three players in the first marquee set - Mandhana, Ellyse Perry and Sophie Devine
February 26, 2024

2023 WPL auction: The list of sold and unsold players

Who was sold to whom, and who didn't get a bid?
February 01, 2024

Accuracy and pin-point yorkers on world champion Titas Sadhu's mind

The Under-19 world champion is one of the young Indians who could attract a lot of interest during the WPL auction
February 27, 2024

WPL: Jonathan Batty, Lisa Keightley, Hemlata Kala, Biju George in Delhi Capitals coaching staff

Batty will head the set-up, with Kala and Keightley his assistants, while George will be the fielding coach, like he is with the Capitals men's side
February 25, 2024

England national coach Jon Lewis appointed head coach of WPL team UP Warriorz

Anju Jain (assistant coach), Ashley Noffke (bowling coach) and Lisa Sthalekar (mentor) have also been signed up by the team
February 25, 2024

WPL auction: 409 players to go under the hammer

Auction to begin at 2.30 pm IST on February 13 in Mumbai
February 25, 2024

Women's Premier League to begin on March 4

Final scheduled for March 26; all matches at Brabourne and DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai
February 25, 2024

Charlotte Edwards to coach Mumbai's WPL team

Former England captain to join Jhulan Goswami on all-woman coach staff
February 19, 2024

WPL auction during T20 World Cup a 'distraction' but 'enormous step for women's cricket'

Sophie Devine, Harmanpreet Kaur, Meg Lanning and Heather Knight on how the players plan to deal with this "awkward" situation
February 28, 2024

WPL: Rachael Haynes joins Gujarat Giants as head coach

Nooshin Al Khadeer, Tushar Arothe and Gavan Twining also part of backroom staff, where Mithali Raj is mentor and advisor
February 19, 2024

WPL player auction likely on February 11 or 13, Mumbai could host first edition

Jhulan Goswami, meanwhile, is set to join the Mumbai franchise as bowling coach and mentor
February 18, 2024

Mithali Raj roped in as mentor and advisor of WPL team Gujarat Giants

The world's most prolific run-scorer in women's cricket joins the Ahmedabad-based franchise for the inaugural season of WPL
February 24, 2024

Breaking down the WPL auction - Who bid the most money? Which city got the most bids?

What was the difference between the highest and lowest bids? All that and more
February 24, 2024

Who are the two new Women's Premier League team owners?

The lowdown on Adani Sportsline and Capri Global, who own teams based out of Ahmedabad and Lucknow
February 27, 2024

WPL set to be played from March 4 to 24; IPL final likely on May 28

WPL player auction expected to take place in first week of February
February 24, 2024

Owners of Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, RCB win bids to own Women's Premier League teams

The Adani Group and Capri Global will own the other two WPL teams; Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad and Lucknow to be home venues
February 26, 2024

Seven IPL team owners among 17 entities to bid for women's IPL teams

The auction will take place in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon, and the winners will be determined through a closed-bids process
February 24, 2024

Healy - 'Women's IPL is going to change women's cricket for the better'

Australia keeper tips "sleeping giant" India "to potentially win a lot of world tournaments over the next 10 to 15 years"
February 19, 2024

Women's IPL: Viacom 18 wins media rights, to pay INR 7.09 crore per match

The deal is for five years - 2023 to 2027 - with the company committing INR 951 crore overall
February 20, 2024

Disney Star, Viacom 18, Zee among potential bidders for WIPL media rights

The BCCI has adopted a closed bid auction method, and will announce the winners on Monday
February 20, 2024

Women's IPL franchises to be unveiled on January 25

The BCCI has also shortlisted a pool of 10 cities across India from where the teams will operate
February 19, 2024

Inaugural Women's IPL auction in February; deadline for registration January 26

Capped Indian players will have bases prices ranging from INR 30 lakh to INR 50 lakh
February 19, 2024

BCCI invites 'reputed entities' to bid for women's IPL teams

The inaugural edition of the tournament is expected to take place in March this year
February 19, 2024

BCCI set to launch five-team women's IPL in March 2023

The proposed plan involves a total of 22 matches in the league, which is likely to be held in March 2023
February 19, 2024

BCCI earmarks window in March 2023 for inaugural women's IPL

The board has advanced its women's domestic calendar by a month to make room for the tournament
February 17, 2024