The first edition of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) has finally come to an end. The Women’s IPL featured five teams from various Indian zones competing in T-20 games, and one of them is the UP Warriorz. UP Warriorz has reached the elimination game, and now they will be competing against the Mumbai Indians to reach the finale.
This was the first time that any tournament like the Indian Premier League (IPL) that is held in India is open to women cricketers. The format for the TATA Women’s Premier League (WPL) was the same as it is for the Indian Premier League.
The inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League is being held in Mumbai from March 4 to 26. A total of 22 matches will be played at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium and DY Patil Stadium.
UP Warriorz WPL Schedule 2023
The Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 started on March 4, 2023, and the UP Warriorz played their first match against the Gujarat Giants on March 5, 2023, at DY Patil Stadium. UP Warriors won their first match by 3 wickets.
So far, the UP Warriors have played eight matches and won only four of them. UP Warriorz now will be competing against the Mumbai Indians on March 24 to get qualified for the final.
|March 5, 2023||7:30 PM||UP Warriorz VS Gujarat Giants (UPW won by 3 wickets)||DY Patil Stadium|
|March 7, 2023||7:30 PM||UP Warriorz VS Delhi Capital (DC won by 60 runs)||DY Patil Stadium|
|March 10, 2023||7:30 PM||UP Warriorz VS Royal Challengers Bangalore (UPW won by 10 wickets)||Brabourne Stadium|
|March 12, 2023||7:30 PM||UP Warriorz VS Mumbai Indians (MI won by 10 wickets)||Brabourne Stadium|
|March 15, 2023||7:30 PM||UP Warriorz VS Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB won by 5 wickets)||DY Patil Stadium|
|March 18, 2023||3:30 PM||UP Warriorz VS Mumbai Indians (UPW won by 5 wickets)||DY Patil Stadium|
|March 20, 2023||7:30 PM||UP Warriorz VS Gujarat Giants (UPW won by 3 wickets)||Brabourne Stadium|
|March 21, 2023||7:30 PM||UP Warriorz vs Delhi Capitals (DC won by 5 wickets)||Brabourne Stadium|
|March 24, 2023||7:30 PM||UP Warriorz vs Mumbai Indians (Eliminator)||DY Patil Stadium|
For complete WPL 2023 Schedule you can click here: WPL 2023 Schedule
UP Warriorz Owner
The team is owned by Capri Global. The team is to be coached by Jon Lewis, and their squad was assembled at the inaugural WPL player auction in February 2023.
UP Warriorz: Captain 2023
Alyssa Healy, an Aussie player, will serve as the UP Warriorz’s captain for the WPL’s inaugural competition. Healy is the daughter of Greg Healy, a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper who competed for Queensland.
Alyssa Healy’s uncle, Ian Healy, held the mark for the most dismissals in a Test match as Australia’s wicketkeeper. Healy owned the 82.5-meter Guinness World Record for the highest cricket ball catch.
UP Warriorz: Squad 2023
Kiran Navgire, Sophie Ecclestone, Deepti Sharma, Simran Shaikh, Laxmi Yadav, Devika Vaidya, Grace Harris, Kiran Navgire, Tahila Mcgrath, Shabnim Ismail, Lauren Bell, S Yashasri, Parshavi Chopra, Shweta Sehwarat, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Anjali Sarvani, and Alyssa Healy.
UP Warriorz Squad Auction prices
Deepti Sharma, an all-around player for Team India, obtained a deal worth Rs 2.6 crore on Monday, February 13, at the first Women’s Premier League (WPL) Player Auction. She was acquired by the UP and is one of the most expensive players of UP Warriorz.
|Deepti Sharma||All-rounder||Rs 2.6 crore||India|
|Sophie Ecclestone||Bowler||Rs 1.8 crore||England|
|Devika Vaidya||All-rounder||Rs 1.4 crore||India|
|Tahila Mcgrath||All-rounder||Rs 1.4 crore||Australia|
|Shabnim Ismail||Bowler||Rs 1 crore||South Africa|
|Grace Harris||All-Rounder||Rs 75 Lakh||Australia|
|Alyssa Healy (Captain)||Batter||Rs 70 lakh||Australia|
|Anjali Sarvani||Bowler||Rs 55 Lakh||India|
|Shweta Sehwarat||Batter||Rs 40 lakh||India|
|Rajeshwari Gayakwad||Bowler||Rs 40 lakh||India|
|Lauren Bell||Bowler||Rs 30 Lakh||England|
|Kiran Navgire||Batter||Rs 30 lakh||India|
|Parshavi Chopra||All-rounder||Rs 10 lakh||India|
|S Yashasri||All-rounder||Rs 10 lakh||India|
|Laxmi Yadav||Wicket-Keeper||Rs 10 lakh||India|
FAQs related to UP Warriorz
Ans. The most expensive player of UP Warriorz is Deepti Sharma as she is sold for Rs 2.6 crore.
Ans. The Australian Batter Alyssa Healy, is the captain of UP Warriorz.
Ans. The UP Warriorz team is owned by Capri Global.