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WPL 2023 First Match Postponed By 30 Minutes

Ahead of the grand opening match of the inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League, the BCCI has postponed the first match by 30 minutes.

WPL 2023 First Match Postponed

As per WPL 2023 schedule, the first match between Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians Women is scheduled to play at 7:30 PM. But BCCI has postponed the match by 30 minutes.

Regarding the news, BCCI have released an official announcement which reads: “The historic TATA Women’s Premier League kickstarts with a marquee clash between the Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians at the D Y Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

The inaugural game will have a rescheduled start and will commence at 08.00 PM IST on Saturday. The toss will take place at 07.30 PM IST.

The gates will open for fans at 4.00 PM IST and they will be able to witness the grand opening ceremony which will start at 6:25 PM IST. Adding glitz and glamour to the tournament opener will be Bollywood stars – Kiara Advani and Kriti Sanon. To top it all, singer-songwriter AP Dhillon will be performing some of his musical chartbusters on-stage that is bound to leave the audience enthralled”.

Brief details of events are mentioned below:

  • Gates Open: 4 PM IST
  • Opening Ceremony: 6:25 PM IST
  • Match: Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians
  • Toss: 7:30 PM IST
  • Match Start: 8 PM IST

READ: WPL 2023 Prediction: Today’s Match Toss, Winner Predictions

WPL Teams and Captains 2023

WPL Teams and Captains 2023: BCCI has received INR 4669.99 crores in the Women’s Premier League team Auction. Following are the details of the WPL 2023 Teams Captains:

Team Name Owner City Captain Amount
Gujarat Giants Adani Group Ahmedabad Beth Mooney INR 1289 Cr
Mumbai Indians Reliance Industries Mumbai Harmanpreet Kaur INR 912.99 Cr
Royal Challengers Bangalore Diageo Bengaluru Smriti Mandhana INR 901 Cr
Delhi Capitals JSW–GMR Delhi Meg Lanning INR 810 Cr
UP Warriorz Capri Global Lucknow Alyssa Healy INR 757 Cr


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