WPL expanded the horizons of women’s cricket in India. WPL stands for Women’s Premier League (Cricket). The primary objective of the WPL is to give domestic cricket players a stage on which to grow and succeed. It also serves as an entry-level platform for emerging talent and a finishing school for seasoned players. The competition of WPL 2024 took place from March 4 to March 26, 2024, and the five teams competed.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) organized the Women’s Premier League, a women’s franchise Twenty20 cricket league, for the first time in the 2024 Women’s Premier League. According to the WPL 2024 schedule, three of the five competing teams have appeared to go to the playoffs, with the first-place team going straight to the championship game and the second- and third-place teams facing off in the Eliminator.
WPL 2024 showed the capability and courage of women. It gives a lesson to all women to show their hidden skills and encourage them in front of all. The Women’s Premier League (WPL) was successfully launched in 2024, and the quality of women’s cricket has improved, increasing interest in the sport. Meg Lanning, Natalie Sciver, Shafali Verma, and Harmanpreet were among the most successful batsmen, and Hayley Matthews and Sophie Ecclestone grabbed the most wickets with their bowling.
WPL 2024 Rule
The makeup of the squad will always be an important component in its ability to win. The Women’s Premier League 2024 Laws are as follows:
- There can never be more than six foreign players on any given team’s squad.
- There is a maximum squad size of 18 players per team.
- A team may have a maximum of five foreign players, with four of those players coming from Full Member countries and the fifth player coming from an Associate Member’s country.
WPL 2024 Venue
The final was held in the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, with matches taking place at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai as well. The concluding match was a sellout, and the audience was anywhere from 9,000 to 13,000 on average.
WPL 2024 Schedule
|March 4||DY Patil Stadium||Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians|
|March 5||Brabourne – CCI||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals|
|March 5||DY Patil Stadium||UP Warriors vs Gujarat Giants|
|March 6||Brabourne – CCI||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|March 7||DY Patil Stadium||Delhi Capitals vs UP Warriorz|
|March 8||Brabourne – CCI||Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|March 9||DY Patil Stadium||Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians|
|March 10||Brabourne – CCI||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs UP Warriorz|
|March 11||DY Patil Stadium||Gujarat Giants vs Delhi Capitals|
|March 12||Brabourne – CCI||UP Warriors vs Mumbai Indians|
|March 13||DY Patil Stadium||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|March 14||Brabourne – CCI||Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Giants|
|March 15||DY Patil Stadium||UP Warriors vs Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|March 16||Brabourne – CCI||Delhi Capitals vs Gujarat Giant|
|March 18||DY Patil Stadium||Mumbai Indians vs UP Warriorz|
|March 18||Brabourne – CCI||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Giants|
|March 20||Brabourne – CCI||Gujarat Giants vs UP Warriorz|
|March 20||DY Patil Stadium||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals|
|March 21||DY Patil Stadium||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians|
|March 21||Brabourne – CCI||UP Warriors vs Delhi Capitals|
|March 24||DY Patil Stadium||Mumbai Indians Women vs UP Warriorz, Eliminator|
|March 26||Brabourne – CCI||Delhi Capitals Women vs TBC, Final|
Teams WPL 2024
WPL 2024 team includes:
|Gujarat giants||Beth Mooney|
|Royal challengers Bangalore||Smriti Mandhana|
|Delhi capitals||Meg Lanning|
|UP warriorz||Alyssa Healy|
Prize money for WPL 2024
Along with the WPL trophies, the victorious team Mumbai Indians received a cash prize of 5 crore. Delhi Capitals, who finished in second place, received a significant payout of 3 crore. The initial Women’s Premier League (WPL) champions were Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians’ captain Harmanpreet Kaur described it as a “dream” when his team won the prized trophy at the Wankhede Stadium with a seven-wicket victory over Delhi Capitals.
WPL 2024 was the biggest victory for Mumbai Indians women. They showed great bravery as well as the spirit and strength of women. They told us that women can do anything when they decide. We have discussed earlier about the full match series. Hope this article will help you to get crucial information about WPL 2024.