Watch : Fans reaction on social media after Smriti Mandhana becomes most expensive player at WPL Auction

Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana, the vice captain of the Indian women’s cricket team, attracted all the attention on Monday after being the most expensive player purchased at the Women’s Premier League player auction. Mandhana was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for a staggering sum of Rs. 3.4 crores in a match that took place in Mumbai. In addition to this, RCB broke the bank by paying 1.7 crores to acquire Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry. Some fans did not hesitate to convert the auctions for the WPL’s inaugural season into a meme fest because they turned out to be a historic event.

Twitter users criticised Pakistan captain Babar Azam for earning less money in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) than Smriti Mandhana while congratulating her and Ellyse Perry for bringing in such high bids.

“HUGE! Currently, Smriti Mandhana’s WPL pay exceeds Babar Azam’s PSL salary “fan on Twitter.

“Price of Babar Azam in PSL is 2.30 CR. 3.4 Cr. SMRITI MANDHANA They contrast the PSL with the IPL. WPL2023, #WPLAuction “another fan tweeted.

With this, social media erupts as various kinds of memes by the fans goes viral on it.

Along with Mandhana and Perry, RCB has signed Renuka Singh and Richa Ghosh, two talented Team India players, and Sophie Devine supports the team’s international talent search. In addition to the young players available, the RCB club made two wise decisions by signing Heather Knight and Dane van Niekerk for their respective base prices.