Matthews, Dottin solely West Indians bought in WPL participant public sale | World Sports activities

West Indies ladies’s captain Hayley Matthews and fellow Barbadian all-rounder Deandra Dottin have been the one two gamers from the Caribbean bought on the inaugural Ladies’s Premier League (WPL) participant public sale on Monday.

Matthews is presently main the Windies ladies on the ICC Ladies’s Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa and was bought to the Mumbai Indians for about US$49,000.

Dottin, who retired from worldwide cricket final 12 months after taking part in 143 One-day Internationals and 127 T20 Internationals for West Indies following her worldwide debut 15 years in the past, was bought to Gujarat Giants for about US$73,000.

A complete of 87 gamers have been bought through the participant public sale and the 5 franchises — Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and UP Warriorz — splurged about US$7.2 million to populate their groups.

The primary bid turned out to be the most costly as RCB bought India ladies’s batter Smriti Mandhana for US$415,000. Mumbai Indians defied competitors from RCB and Delhi Capitals and purchased India ladies’s captain Harmanpreet Kaur for about US$220,000.

All-rounder Deepti Sharma was the second most costly home participant, being bought for about US$317,000, and Jemimah Rodrigues made huge positive factors after being purchased by Warriorz for about US$268,000.

Australian Ashleigh Gardner, the No. 1 all-rounder in Ladies’s T20Is, and England all-rounder Natalie Sciver-Brunt topped the charts among the many abroad gamers, attracting to joint high bid of about US$390,000.

Among the many listing of gamers going unsold have been former West Indies ladies’s captain Stafanie Taylor, pacers Shamilia Connell and Shakera Selman, in addition to leg-spinner Afy Fletcher.

The inaugural season of the WPL shall be contested from March 4 to 26, with all 22 matches being held on the Brabourne Stadium and the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai.

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