In this article, you will get to know about Women’s Premier League Schedule, when it will going to start, Squads, the number of teams, Playing 11, Venues, and much more.
Women Premier League 2023
BCCI organized Women Premier League’s structure is same as that of the Indian Premier League which is also organized by the BCCI.
Five teams will compete with each other in a double round-robin format. The top three teams with the most points will enter the playoff stages of this major tournament. According to the BCCI, the number of games and the number of teams will be increased if the first season of the Women Premier League will see a success.
The first match of the Women’s Premier League of 2023 is scheduled for 4th of March 2023. A total of 22 matches will be played in this tournament. The venues are Brabourne Stadium and DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. The tournament (WPL) will end with a final match on the 26th of March 2023. In each match, a team can pick a maximum of five overseas players, one of whom must be from an ICC Associate Nation.
Here are the list of the 5 teams along with which city they are representing in the first season of the Women’s Premier League 2023.
- Royal Challengers Bangalore- Bangalore
- Delhi Capitals- New Delhi
- Gujarat Giants- Ahmedabad
- UP Warriorz- Lucknow
- Mumbai Indians- Mumbai
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Bangalore||Diageo||Smriti Mandhana||Ben Sawyer|
|Delhi Capitals||New Delhi||JSW Group-GMR Group||–||Jonathan Batty|
|Gujarat Giants||Ahmedabad||Adani Group||–||Rachael Haynes|
|UP Warriorz||Lucknow||Capri Global||Alyssa Healy||Jon Lewis|
|Mumbai Indians||Mumbai||Indiawin Sports||–||Charlotte Edwards|
Investors brought the initial franchise rights in January 2023, when the closed bidding process was going. A number of big companies responded to the sale of the official franchise rights which were sold for five years, from 2023 to 2027.
Former Women’s Indian Cricket Team Captain Mithali Raj joined Gujarat Giants as a mentor on 30th of January 2023, and pace bowler of Women’s Indian Cricket Team Jhulan Goswami joined the Mumbai Indians as a bowling coach and mentor on 2nd of February 2023. As per statements, Royal Challengers Bangalore announced that professional tennis player Sania Mirza would join as a mentor for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team.
Womens Premier League 2023 Features
The first match of the first season of the Womens Premier League 2023 will commence on 4th of March 2023. Fans will encounter the 24 matches live on action of this tournament including the playoffs and the final match. The tournament will ends on 26th of March, where the champions of the first season of the Womens Premier League will be declared after a final match.
Here is the full schedule of the Womens Premier League 2023-
|Match Sl No||Team||Date||Time||Venue|
|1||Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians||4th March 2023||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|2||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals||5th March 2023||3:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|3||UP Warriorz vs Gujarat Titans||5th March 2023||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|4||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||6th March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|5||Delhi Capitals vs UP Warriorz||7th March 2023||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|6||Gujarat Titans vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||8th March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|7||Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians||9th March 2023||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|8||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs UP Warriorz||10th March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|9||Gujarat Titans vs Delhi Capitals||11th March 2023||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|10||UP Warriorz vs Mumbai Indians||12th March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|11||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||13th March 2023||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|12||Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Titans||14th March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|13||UP Warriorz vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||15th March 2023||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|14||Delhi Capitals vs Gujarat Titans||16th March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|15||Mumbai Indians vs UP Warriorz||18th March 2023||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|16||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Titans||18th March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|17||Gujarat Titans vs UP Warriorz||20th March 2023||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|18||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||20th March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|19||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians||21st March 2023||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|20||UP Warriorz vs Delhi Capitals||21st March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
|21||ELIMINATOR||24th March 2023||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|22||FINAL||26th March 2023||7:30 PM||Brabourne-CCI|
Where To Watch The Live Matches of The Womens Premier League 2023?
In January 2023, Viacom 18, announced that it had acquired the global media rights for TV and digital broadcast for the tournament. The Womens Premier League 2023 will be broadcasted live in India on the Sports18 Tv channel and the Jiocinema app, both of which are owned by Viacom 18.
About Women Premier League
The Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) introduced the launch of the Women’s Indian Premier League shortly known as WPL in 2023 at the 91st Annual General Meeting held in Mumbai. It is an upcoming women’s Twenty20 Cricket franchise league in India. It is owned and operated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. It is more or less like the famous twenty20 league of India known as IPL.
The first edition of this league is scheduled for March 2023 in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, where five teams will compete with each other to achieve the title of champions.
BCCI also approved the Senior Women’s Future Tour Programs for 2022-2025 in this event, where BCCI secretary Jay Shah, Vice President Rajiv Shukla, Treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal, and former Indian Cricket team captain Sourav Ganguli were present.
The women’s T20 Challenge is the first ever major women’s single-match Twenty20 tournament in India which was held in 2018. This Women’s Twenty20 tournament was expanded to a three-team, three-match tournament and played in 2019, 2020, and 2022.
In February 2022, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly planned to replace the Women’s T20 challenge with the Women’s version of the Indian Premier League, which is the major Twenty20 tournament in India. However, the plans got more advanced in August and in the month of October BCCI introduced with the Cricket fans a five-team tournament which will be going to take place in March of 2023. Initially, this league is known as the Women’s Indian Premier League, but on 25th of January 2023, BCCI officially changed the name to the Women’s Premier League.
On the 28th of January 2023, BCCI deal with TATA for the league’s title sponsorship, and TATA got the league’s title sponsorship rights until 2027.
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Frequently Asked Questions:
WPL which is also known as Womens Premier League is a Twenty20 mega tournament for women cricketers which will going to be held on March of 2023. It is same as the Indian Premier league.
The mega twenty20 tournament is going to start from 4th of March 2023.
A total of five teams will be going to play in the Women’s Premier League of 2023. We have mentioned the names earlier. Read the full article to know more.
The matches will be played on Brabourne Stadium and DY Patil Stadium situated in Mumbai.
We have mentioned it earlier, read the article to know more about this.