WPL 2023 : Rohit Sharma congratulates Mumbai Indians on social media for a successful WPL Auction

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, the captain of the men’s squad for India and the Mumbai Indians, complimented his organisation on a successful Women’s Premier League auction on Tuesday. The Women’s Premier League (WPL) inaugural season’s auction was held on Monday. To congratulate his franchise on a successful sale, Rohit posted a message on Twitter. “One family has grown and become more powerful! Kudos to @mipaltan for a profitable sale. awaiting the appearance of our women’s team in blue and gold, “Rohit tweeted

Harmanpreet Kaur, the captain of India, was acquired by the Mumbai Indians for INR 1.8 crore. Mumbai made every effort to secure the India captain.

While the RCB Capitals initiated the bid, Delhi Capitals raised the paddle and increased the price to INR 1.10 crore, joining the competitive bidding fight against RCB Capitals. Mumbai eventually secured the services of the India captain.

International celebrities including Nat Sciver-Brunt (England), Amelia Kerr (New Zealand), Pooja Vastrakar (India), Yastika Bhatia (India), Heather Graham (Australia), Issy Wong (England), Hayley Matthews (West Indies), and Chloe Tryon were hired by MI later in the auction (South Africa).

The player auction for the inaugural WPL took place on February 13 and the league’s first season will be contested in Mumbai from March 4 to March 26 at two different venues.

The Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Capitals owners, along with Adani Group and Capri Global, purchased the five franchises for a total of INR 4669.99 crore (about USD 572.78 million). The largest contract ever negotiated in women’s cricket, according to this. The winning bidders were revealed on January 25.