Best Playing XI after Women's T20 League auction

The Women’s T20 League auction took place on Monday at Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. Five franchises participated in the event.

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Best Playing XI after Women's T20 League auction

Smriti Mandhana: (Image Source: Twitter)

The Women’s T20 League auction took place on Monday at Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. It was a landmark day for women’s cricket as the fans were elated to witness the women’s cricketers going under the hammer.


A lot of women cricketers became millionaires overnight and it has, indeed, invited hope for those who are dreaming to become top-level cricketers. The Women’s T20 League auction saw a lot of cricketers going under the hammer and racking a huge amount of money. Smriti Mandhana became the most expensive player at the auction.

She was sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping amount of 3.4 crores, while the likes of Harmanpreet Kaur (1.8 crores), Ashleigh Gardner (Rs 3.2 crore), Ellyse Perry (Rs 1.7 crore), Beth Mooney (Rs 2 crore) among other also had a great day at the office.

In this article, we take a look at Best XI after Women's T20 League action:

  1. Smriti Mandhana:

Smriti Mandhana Smriti Mandhana: (Image Source: Twitter)

Smriti Mandhana became the costliest player at the Women’s T20 League auction after the Royal Challengers Bangalore bought her for a whopping amount of INR 3.4 crores.

  1. Beth Mooney:

Beth Mooney Beth Mooney: (Image Source: Twitter)

Australia’s run-machine, Beth Mooney was bought by Gujarat Giants for a huge amount of INR 2 crores at the auction.

Mooney is one of the most prolific batters in modern-day cricket. She should open the innings alongside Mandhana in our playing XI.

  1. Meg Lanning

Meg Lanning Meg Lanning: (Image Source: Twitter)

Australia’s veteran skipper, Meg Lanning joined Delhi Capitals for the upcoming edition of the Women’s T20 League. Lanning was bought by Delhi Capitals for 1.1 crores at the auction. She is the skipper of our team for this edition.

  1. Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur Harmanpreet Kaur: (Image Source: Twitter)

Indian skipper, Harmanpreet Kaur caused a bidding war among the franchises at the auction. She was eventually bought by Mumbai Indians for 1.8 crores. Both the Indian men’s as well as women’s skippers are now with Mumbai Indians.

  1. Ashleigh Gardner:

Ashleigh Gardner Ashleigh Gardner: (Image Source: Twitter)

Australian all-rounder, Ashleigh Gardner was sold to Gujarat Giants for a whopping amount of 3.20 crores. Gardner has been in fine form and will be one of the players to watch out for in the tournament. Given his exploits with both bat and ball, she could be one of the contenders for the Player of the Series.

  1. Ellyse Perry:

Ellyse Perry Ellyse Perry: (Image Source: Twitter)

Australian all-rounder, Ellyse Perry will provide balance with both bat as well as the ball. She is one of the best all-rounders in world cricket right now and will provide the option of the third seamer right now.

  1. Deepti Sharma:

Deepti Sharma Deepti Sharma: (Image Source: Twitter)

Deepti Sharma also makes it into the best XI from the auction. She has been bought by UP Warriorz for INR 2.6 crores. She is someone who could control the middle phase with her disciplined bowling and can played good cameos with the bat as well.

  1. Amelia Kerr

Amelia Kerr Amelia Kerr : (Image Source: Twitter)

Mumbai Indians made a great deal after she bought the veteran is Zealand all-rounder Amelia Kerr was just INR 1 crore at the auction. The New Zealand cricketer is an out-and-out match-winner and is likely to play a big role for Mumbai with both bat and ball.

  1. Sophie Ecclestone

Sophie Ecclestone Sophie Ecclestone: (Image Source: Twitter)

The England spinner will be playing for UP Warriorz in the upcoming edition of the Women’s T20 League. The franchise bought her services for a prize of 1.80 crores.

Ecclestone is one of the biggest match-winners for the England team and the UP franchise will also be having big expectations from her.

  1. Renuka Singh

Renuka Singh Renuka Singh: (Image Source: Twitter)

Indian fast bowler, Renuka Singh is one of the rising stars in international cricket. She has impressed one and all with her fast-bowling exploits and is likely to do well in the coming years.

Singh was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping amount of 1.8 crores. She will be one of the players to watch out for.

  1. Shabnim Ismail

Shabnam Ismail Shabnam Ismail: (Image Source: Twitter)

Veteran fast bowler, Shabnim Ismail will be leading the fast bowling unit of our playing XI. The 34-year-old was picked up by UP Warriorz for 1 crore. She has all the ingredients to make an impact with the ball in the tournament. In her international career, Ismail has played 127 ODIs and 109 T20Is, picking 191 and 117 wickets respectively.

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