Delhi Capitals Women: The Delhi Capitals had a successful time at the mega-auction for the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL). The franchise spent INR 11.65 Crores to construct a squad of 18, consisting of 12 Indian players and 6 overseas players, stacking it with world-class talent.
DC Women Top Players
Jemimah Rodrigues, the Indian top-order batter, was the costliest pick for DC, with the franchise spending a whopping INR 2.20 Crores for her services. Along with Jemimah, the Capitals added multiple World Cup-winning players to their squad, including Australian skipper Meg Lanning (INR 1.10 Crores), Indian opener Shafali Verma (INR 2.00 Crores), Proteas seam-bowling all-rounder Marizanne Kapp (INR 1.50 Crores), teenage English all-rounder Alice Capsey (INR 75 Lakhs), and Australian left-arm orthodox, Jess Jonassen (INR 50 Lakhs).
Taniya Bhatia (INR 30 Lakhs) and Aparna Mondal (INR 10 Lakhs) will take on the keeping responsibilities, while the addition of veteran pacer Shikha Pandey (INR 60 Lakhs), wrist-spinner Poonam Yadav (INR 30 Lakhs), and SLA Radha Yadav (INR 40 Lakhs) will strengthen the bowling department.
Promising U19 World Cup-winning pacer Titas Sadhu (INR 25 Lakhs) and teenage US pacer Tara Morris (INR 10 Lakhs) have also secured their maiden WPL contracts via DC.
The Delhi Capitals Women will kickstart their campaign against the Royal Challengers Bangalore Women at the Brabourne Stadium on March 5th.
WPL 2023: Delhi Capitals Women Match Schedule
|Match No.||Match Date||Match||Time||Venue|
|1||March 05, 2023||Royal Challengers Women v DC Women||3:30 PM||Brabourne Stadium|
|2||March 07, 2023||DC Women v UP Warriorz||7:30 PM||Dr DY Patil Stadium|
|3||March 09, 2023||DC Women v Mumbai Indians Women||7:30 PM||Dr DY Patil Stadium|
|4||March 11, 2023||Gujarat Giants v DC Women||7:30 PM||Dr DY Patil Stadium|
|5||March 13, 2023||DC Women v Royal Challengers Bangalore Women||7:30 PM||Dr DY Patil Stadium|
|6||March 16, 2023||DC Women v Gujarat Giants||7:30 PM||Brabourne Stadium|
|7||March 20, 2023||Mumbai Indians Women v DC Women||7:30 PM||Dr DY Patil Stadium|
|8||March 21, 2023||UP Warriorz v Delhi Capitals Women||7:30 PM||Brabourne Stadium|
Delhi Capitals Women Squad for WPL 2023
|Jemimah Rodrigues||Batter||INR 2.20 Crores|
|Meg Lanning||Batter||INR 1.10 Crores|
|Shafali Verma||Batter||INR 2.00 Crores|
|Laura Harris||Batter||INR 45 Lakhs|
|Taniya Bhatia||Wicketkeeper-Batter||INR 30 Lakhs|
|Aparna Mondal||Wicketkeeper-Batter||INR 10 Lakhs|
|Jess Jonassen||All-rounder||INR 50 Lakhs|
|Marizanne Kapp||All-rounder||INR 1.50 Crores|
|Radha Yadav||Bowler||INR 40 Lakhs|
|Shikha Pandey||Bowler||INR 60 Lakhs|
|Alice Capsey||All-rounder||INR 75 Lakhs|
|Arundhati Reddy||All-rounder||INR 30 Lakhs|
|Minnu Manu||All-rounder||INR 30 Lakhs|
|Titas Sadhu||Bowler||INR 25 Lakhs|
|Poonam Yadav||Bowler||INR 30 Lakhs|
|Tara Norris||Bowler||INR 10 Lakhs|
|Jasia Akhtar||Batter||INR 20 Lakhs|
|Sneha Deepthi||Batter||INR 30 Lakhs|
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