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How Much Women Cricketers Earn in Women’s Premier League in a Season?

How Much WPL Player Earn

Indian Cricket Board, BCCI introduce a new cricket league in the country after successful launch of Indian Premier League. Women’s Premier League, first edition is confirmed will take place in the month of March 2023. The best women players from all over the world will become part of it. There are some categories in which players will be selected, this edition will help Indian women cricket team to find future stars. How much WPL players earn in a season.

How Much Top Players In WPL Season Will Earn?
Highest Paid WPL Women's Players

Since each team can have maximum number of 15 to 18 players, the teams spend big budget on players in drafts. The auction purse for each team suggested by the organizers maximum $1.5m. There is an option given to the International players to choose their base price from $12k to $60k.

Summary Minimum WagesMaximum Wages
Elite Players $36k$450k
  • Top players selected in the round of draft picks, will earn more than $400k+ a season. Smriti Mandhana is one of the best paid player she got selected for most expensive bid during the WPL drafts. Ashleigh Gardner and Nat Sciver-Brunt both hold contracts worth of $400k a year.
  • A major difference can be seen in the WPL players salaries based on their selection specially those who are under capped category and uncapped category.
  • Total 24 players included in the bracket of $36k to $450k maximum salary.
How Much U20 players earn in Women’s Premier League?

In each team there are young girls got selected from different districts to be part of the WPL season. The purse and salary contract reported for U14 to U20 worth of $12k a season. This will be hike in the upcoming season.

  • Shabnam MD and Sonam Yadav two youngest player U15, who earn the contracts worth of $12k in the WPL 1st edition.
Summary Minimum WagesMaximum Wages
U20 Players $12knot reported yet
What is an Average salary of women cricketer in Women’s Premier League?

Since the figures of the all cricketers salaries for women’s premier league revealed, the base salary a women player currently earn in WPL season $22k which will be hike to $30k in next two season based on success of the competition in India. Average salary of women cricketers in the WPL season is more than some other cricket leagues players average salaries (PSL, Sri Lanka premier league and Bangladesh premier league). Further details regrading to How much WPL players earn per year updated in 2024.