Royal Challengers Bangalore wound up with a star-studded team at the end of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) auction on Monday with India opener Smriti Mandhana coming to be the highest-paid cricketer in the whole procedure with Rs 3.4 crore. The group additionally took pride in gifted Team India players like Renuka Singh as well as Richa Ghosh while Sophie Devine as well as Ellyse Perry supply the assistance on the global ability front. Along with the young people available, the RCB franchise business additionally made 2 wise choices in authorizing the seasoned duo of Heather Knight as well as Dane van Niekerk for their particular base costs.
“Everyone knows Mandhana and (Australia’s Elysse) Perry — Rs 1.7 crore); we were pretty committed to the couple of people we wanted to get. We’re very happy to get such quality players. It’s a dream result for us to get Mandhana, Perry and (Sophie) Devine (Rs 50 lakh),” RCB Director of Cricket Mike Hesson claimed throughout a media communication.
“Smriti has got plenty of captaincy experience and is familiar with the Indian conditions, so highly likely (she’ll be the captain).” Mandhana, that saw the auction with her group applauding each proposal, was happy.
“We have been watching auction of men’s (players). It is such a big moment for women to have an auction of this sort. The whole thing is exacting. RCB’s legacy is big, they have built a big fan-base. Hope we both can together build a big team,” Mandhana claimed.
RCB Complete Squad: Smriti Mandhana (INR 3.4 crore), Sophie Devine (INR 50 lakh), Ellyse Perry (INR 1.7 crore), Renuka Singh (INR 1.5 crore), Richa Ghosh (INR 1.9 crore), Erin Burns (INR 30 lakh), Disha Kasat (INR 10 lakh), Indrani Roy (INR 10 lakh), Shreyanka Patil (INR 10 lakh), Kanika Ahuja (35 lakh), Asha Shobana (INR 10 lakh), Heather Knight (INR 40 lakh), Dane van Niekerk (INR 30 lakh), Preeti Bose (INR 30 lakh), Poonam Khemnar (INR 10 lakh), Komal Zanzad (INR 25 lakh), Megan Schutt (INR 40 lakh), Sahana Pawar (INR 10 lakh)
(With PTI inputs)
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