The Inaugural Tata Women’s Premier League 2023: Live Score, Teams, Schedule & Table

The inaugural Tata women’s premier league is here and how!

Impressed by the performance of women cricketers in the past couple of years, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) gave a green flag to the much-awaited WPL 2023 AKAWomen’s IPL with the Tata group winning the title sponsorship for this big fat event.

WPL’s T20 format has opened one of the biggest doors for women to showcase their talent on a commercial stage that attracts more audiences than professional cricket. Similar to IPL, cricket players from all cricket-playing nations are seen representing the five teams along with the allrounders from India. Besides professional players, you’ll spot many grassroots cricketers aspiring to make it to the Indian team after the success of the WPL. 

While the excitement is high and the expectations are higher, let’s get you abreast with all the necessary details of this spectacular tournament. 

Did you know Cricheroes women cricketers are part of the WPL 2023 tournament

Tata women’s premier league 2023 Auction

The professional women’s cricket tournament will be played between five teams(5 cities across India) in Mumbai. Representatives from the five teams gathered on 13th Feb’2023 to bid for the best-performing players. 

Auction was conducted under the supervision of the BCCI in association with ICC and IPL. The entire event was broadcasted on Jio Cinema (OTT partner) and Sports 18 channel (Broadcaster) in India. A total of 5 companies were seen bidding at the auction: 

Adani Sportline Pvt. LtdAhmedabadGujarat Giants
India win Sports Pvt. LtdMumbaiMumbai Indians
Royal Challengers Sports Pvt. LtdBengaluruRoyal Challengers Bangalore
JSW GMR Cricket Pvt. LtdDelhiDelhi Capitals
Capri Global Holdings Pvt. LtdLucknowLucknow Warriors

Not just the matches, but the auction too was scheduled in Mumbai. We saw a huge footfall on the Auction day–- bidders, players, and authorities all geared up for the big announcements and surprises.

Image: Top 10 selects with rate can be displayed in a tabular form. The names can also have a DP of the player. And a separate list showing the CricHeroes players and their rates. 

WPL 2023 Opening Ceremony Highlights: Bollywood celebrities charge up day 1

Well, the WPL opening eve was a spectacular site. Celebs lit the ceremony and renowned faces boosted the morale of the girls; boarding the big stage for the first time. 

The evening commenced with the unveiling of the WPL 2023 Trophy. All five captains came together to present the first glimpse of the trophy to the audience. The confidence on their faces was more electrifying than A P Dhillon’s performance. Yes, you heard that right!

WPL got the glamour touch. One after another, beginning with A P Dhillon, followed by Kriti Sanon and Kiara Advani, mesmerized the audience with their Bollywood numbers. Quite a performance, too!

Without further ado, get your hands on the tournament particular’s: 

Name of TournamentWomen’s Premier League (WPL) 
Organising CommitteeBoard of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
Number of teams5
Number of matches20 matches
Stadium Brabourne Stadium and  D YPatil Stadium, Mumbai
WPL 2023 auction date13 February 2023
WPL Auction 2023 venueMumbai
WPL Opening Ceremony 4th March 2023
WPL 2023 Match starting date4th March 2023
WPL 2023 Finale26th March 2023
Finale VenueBrabourne Stadium
Official SiteWomen’s Premier League

Tata women’s premier league 2023 teams and Players

The WPL will witness some popular names in women’s cricket. Players Jhulan Goswami, Smriti Mandhana, Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, and more such names will be seen showcasing their talent along with extremely talented newcomers.

Around 87 players are representing the five teams: Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and UP Warriorz. Along with 30 overseas players joining the league. Amongst the selected players, Smriti Mandhana was picked by RCB at INR 3.4Cr., most expensive Indian player and Sophie Ecclestone turned out to be the most expensive non-India player picked up by UP Warriorz for INR 1.80 Cr.

TeamCaptainPurchase Price
Royal Challengers BangaloreSmriti MandhanaINR 3.4 crore
UP Warriorz Alyssa HealyINR 70 Lacs
Mumbai IndiansHarmanpreet KaurINR 1.8 crore
Gujarat GiantsBeth MooneyINR 2 crore
Delhi CapitalsMeg LanningINR 1.1 crore
Skippers from all five teams in the Tata WPL.

Tata women’s premier league 2023 timetable and match list

The tournament commenced on the 4th of March at the DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai, between Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians. Gujarat won the toss and decided to bowl first. 

The inaugural match made the audience jump out of their seats. Mumbai Indians led by Harmanpreet Kaur gave a terrific batting performance to guide Mumbai Indians to 207/5 in 20 overs; they defeated Gujarat Giants by 143 runs on the opening night.

Since the first match the points table has been giving the chills with absolutely competitive movement. The first place is secured by Mumbai Indians who are 2 points ahead of Delhi Capitals. MI is also leading the Fairplay Teams’ charts, followed by RCB. 

Here’s the entire story;

Tata women’s premier league 2023 scorecard and live scores are available on the official website. Anyone glued to the TV can tune into WPL’s official broadcaster–Sports 18 and see the live matches on the big screen. For OTT people, Jio Cinemas is your savior.

Tata Women’s premier league 2023 live score

As we are nearing the finale, the matches are getting more gripping and competitive. 

Several players have already made it to the charts for their incredible performance. And the tone was set right on the inaugural day with Mumbai Indians’ mindblowing performance. 

Speaking of performances, Mumbai Indian’s Saika Ishaque earned the purple cap by being the highest wicket-taker in WPL, followed by Hayley Matthews and Pooja Vastrakar.

Mumbai Indian’s Natalie Sciver-Brunt is leading the Most Valuable player followed by Natalie

Sciver-Brunt And Marizanne Kapp. 

MI’s Star Performer Saika Ishaque’s comeback story: A battle with setbacks and injuries.

Tracking the live scores of all matches will help you analyze and separate the real talents from the haystack. Many of these uncapped women cricketers are under scrutiny and soon getting recognized by selectors to carry the sensational performance on the International podiums.

Track Tata Women’s Premier League 2023 Live Scores here: WPL 2023 Live Scores 

Well well, which players are you betting on? Who’s your favorite pick and why? Comment below!

Also since its about to end; maybe ask about which team you think will win?

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