2024 WPL Team Captains, Head Coach, Full Squad Details

WPL Team Captains

The second edition of the Women’s Premier League will be played between February 23 to March 17, 2024. As per the WPL 2024 schedule, the defending champions Mumbai Indians will face Delhi Capitals in the opener at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

A total of 22 matches will be played between 5 participating teams where the top-positioned team in the WPL 2024 Points Table will advance to the final directly. The second and third-positioned teams will play the Eliminator match where the winner will qualify for the Final match.

2024 WPL Team Captains and Head coach

Like the previous edition of the tournament, there will be no home-away format in the WPL 2024. But the tournament will be played in two different cities – Delhi and Bengaluru. Check out the 2024 WPL Team Captains and Head coach details below:

Team Captain Head coach
Delhi Capitals Meg Lanning Jonathan Batty
Gujarat Giants Beth Mooney Michael Klinger
Mumbai Indians Harmanpreet Kaur Charlotte Edwards
Royal Challengers Bangalore Smriti Mandhana Ben Sawyer
UP Warriorz Alyssa Healy Jon Lewis

2024 WPL Squad

BCCI announced the retained and released players list for WPL 2024 teams on October 19. A total of 60 players including 21 overseas cricketers were retained across five playing teams while 29 players were released from their existing squads.

BCCI hosted the WPL 2024 Auction on December 9 in Mumbai. A total of 165 cricketers will undergo the hammer during the auction event. Check out the full WPL 2024 Squad below:

* Indicates Overseas Players

Delhi Capitals 

Alice Capsey*, Arundhati Reddy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Jess Jonassen*, Laura Harris*, Marizanne Kapp*, Meg Lanning*, Minnu Mani, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sneha Deepthi, Taniyaa Bhatia, Titas Sadhu, Annabel Sutherland, Aparna Mondal, Ashwani Kumari

Gujarat Giants

Ashleigh Gardner*, Beth Mooney*, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Laura Wolvaardt*, Shabnam Shakil, Sneh Rana, Tanuja Kanwer, Phoebe Litchfield, Meghna Singh, Trisha Poojitha, Kashvee Gautam, Priya Mishra,Kathryn Bryce, Mannat Kashyap, Veda Krishnamurthy, Tarannum Pathan, Lea Tahuhu (Replacement for Lauren Cheatle).

Mumbai Indians 

Amanjot Kaur, Amelia Kerr*, Chloe Tryon*, Harmanpreet Kaur, Hayley Matthews*, Humairaa Kaazi, Isabelle Wong*, Jintimani Kalita, Natalie Sciver*, Pooja Vastrakar, Priyanka Bala, Saika Ishaque, Yastika Bhatia, Shabnim Ismail, S Sajana, Amandeep Kaur, Fatima Jaffer, Keerthana Balakrishnan.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 

Asha Shobana, Disha Kasat, Ellyse Perry*, Indrani Roy, Kanika Ahuja, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, Shreyanka Patil, Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine*, Georgia Wareham, Kate Cross, Ekta Bisht, Shubha Satheesh, Sabbhineni Meghana, Smiran Bahadur, Sophie Molineux, Nadine de Klerk* (replacement for Heather Knight).

UP Warriorz 

Alyssa Healy*, Anjali Sarvani, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris*, Kiran Navgire, Laxmi Yadav, Parshavi Chopra, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, S. Yashasri, Shweta Sehrawat, Sophie Ecclestone*, Tahlia Mcgrath*, Dani Wyatt, Vrinda Dinesh, Poonam Khemnar, Sima Thakor, Gouher Sultana, Chamari Athapaththu (replacement for Lauren Bell).

WPL 2024 Format 

WPL 2024 will follow the Round Robin format with a Double Round- robin and playoffs (knock-out stage). Following are the details of the WPL 2024 Format:

  • All participating(5) teams will play against each other twice which will mark a total of 20 league matches.
  • The topper of the WPL 2024 Points Table will directly qualify for the final.
  • The eliminator match will be played between the 2nd and 3rd placed teams.
  • The winner of the eliminator will qualify as the second finalist for the WPL 2024 final match.