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The long-awaited Women’s Premier League starts today in Navi Mumbai and runs till 26 March 

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By Team Lounge
Published Mar 04, 2023

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The first game is at 7.30pm on 4 March when Gujarat Giants take on Mumbai Indians at DY Patil Stadium 

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The other teams in the 5-team league are Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and UP Warriorz

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Smriti Mandhana, who captains Royal Challengers Bangalore, was the most expensive player, at 3.4 crore

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Harmanpreet Kaur, who led India to the T20 Women's World Cup semis, commands Mumbai Indians

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Meg Lanning, the record-setting Australian skipper, leads Delhi Capitals 

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Ashleigh Gardner, the Australian all-rounder and the second most expensive player in the tournament, plays for Gujarat Giants

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Deepti Sharma, who plays for UP Warriorz, is one of the best all-rounders in the world

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WPL, to be sponsored by the Tata Group for five years, has netted BCCI 951 crore in media rights with the 5 franchises sold for 4,669.99 crore

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WPL is a big leap ahead for women’ cricket in India, which has been on the upswing for the past decade

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