The Women’s Premier League began, BCCI controls the league. The league with draft picks break some record even some of the top cricketers in the world don’t earn much as much as the women’s earn in WPL first edition. Women’s Premier League began in the month of March 2023, there be 5 teams which will be part of it. All five teams spend big budget players earnings. After the draft picks highest paid WPL women’s players confirmed.
|Smriti Mandhana||$425k||Local||Royal Challengers||2023|
|Ashleigh Gardner||$392k||Overseas||Gujarat Giants||2023|
|Nat Sciver-Brunt||$390k||Overseas||Mumbai Indians||2023|
|Deepti Sharma||$317k||Local||UP Warriorz||2023|
|Jemimah Rodrigues||$260k||Local||Delhi Capitals||2023|
|Beth Mooney||$244k||Overseas||Gujarat Giants||2023|
|Shafali Verma||$243k||Local||Delhi Capitals||2023|
|Pooja Vastrakar||$238k||Local||Mumbai Indians||2023|
|Richa Ghosh||$238k||Local||Royal Challengers||2023|
|Harmanpreet Kaur||$238k||Local||Mumbai Indians||2023|
Smriti Mandhana : Contract Worth of $425k : RCB :
Smriti Mandhana currently highest paid women player in the Women’s Premier League. Mandhana hold contract that is worth of $425k. She is earning 35% more compare to the PSL, Bangladesh Premier League and Sri Lanka premier league highest paid players.
Ashleigh Gardner : Contract Worth of $392k : Gujarat Giants :
Gujarat Giants signed the most expensive player worth of $392k, Ashleigh Gardner. She is currently 2nd best paid player in WPL season after Mandhana. The 25 year old, Australian cricketer Gardner hopeful to show some power pack performance in the women’s premier league 1st edition.
Nat Sciver-Brunt : Contract worth of $390k : Mumbai Indians:
The Mumbai Indians break all records in the WPL draft picks, they have signed overseas player from England (Nat Sciver-Brunt), her contract with MI team worth of $390k. Before joining the team MI, she played in other leagues represent teams likes (Trent Rockets, Melbourne Stars and Northern Diamonds).
Deepti Sharma : Contract Worth of $317k : UP Warriorz :
Deepti Sharma the fourth best paid player in the women’s premier league she hold contract deal worth of $317k. However some sources claimed her contract is worth of $330k. The 25 year old is looking strong and hopeful to show better performance in 1st edition. Sharma also performed in other leagues she is part of (Birmingham Phoenix) in 2022 played in The Hundered.
Jemimah Rodrigues : Contract Deal of $260k : Delhi Capitals :
The official figures of the Delhi Capitals women’s team confirmed, Jemimah Rodrigues hold expensive contract worth of $260k a year. However there are claims that she will earn upto $280k a year. The 22 year old played for the top teams in different, Rodrigues represent the team Melbourne Stars, Trailblazers, Melbourne Renegades and now become best paid in Indian women’s premier league.
Beth Mooney : Contract Deal of $244k : Gujarat Giants :
Beth Mooney is the player to watch for Gujarat Giants, she is now part of the team and hold contract worth of $244k however some sources claimed her contract is worth of $250k.
Shafali Verma : Contract Worth $243k : Delhi Capitals :
Shafali Verma the top Indian player, picked by Delhi Capitals in the WPL first edition she signed contract worth of $243k which made her top paid Indian athlete alongside Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma.
Pooja Vastrakar : Contract Worth of 238k : Mumbai Indians :
Pooja Vastrakar is a professional cricket from India, she is active and part of the Indian women’s cricket team, she recently picked up by the Mumbai Indians in the drafts and she become one of the top paid cricketers in MI squad with contract worth of $238k.
Richa Ghosh : Contract Worth of 238k : RCB :
Richa Ghosh who is signed RCB hold 2nd expensive contract in the team after Mandhana. Ghosh hopeful to give her best in the opening season of Women’s Premier League.
Harmanpreet Kaur : Contract Worth of 238k : Mumbai Indians :
Further details regarding to the Highest Paid WPL Women’s players will updated next year in 2024 in the second edition. Current details for these women cricketers are confirmed based on their contracts with WPL teams. If there will any new player awarded with top contract that will be included later.