UP Warriorz Womens Team 2024

Last Modified Dec 10, 2023 00:58 IST

The WPL UP Warriorz Womens Squad for 2024 has a 18-member team which includes: Alyssa Healy, Anjali Sarvani, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Kiran Navgire, Lauren Bell, Laxmi Yadav, Parshavi Chopra, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, S. Yashasri, Shweta Sehrawat, Sophie Ecclestone, Tahlia Mcgrath, Dani Wyatt, Vrinda Dinesh, Saima Thakor, Poonam Khemnar, Gouher Sultana. Meanwhile, Alyssa Healy is going to lead UP Warriorz Womens Squad in WPL and Jon Lewis will be the head coach of UP Warriorz Womens Squad.

UP Warriorz Squad 2024, Age, Role, Price Details, Players List

Sr. No.PlayerCountryAgeRolePrice (INR)
1Danni WyattEngland32Batter30 lakh
2Vrinda DineshIndia22Batter1.3 crore
3Shweta SehrawatIndia19Batter40 lakh
4Kiran NavgireIndia29Batter30 lakh
5Tahlia McGrathAustralia28All-rounder1.4 crore
6Grace HarrisAustralia30All-rounder75 lakh
7Deepti SharmaIndia26All-rounder2.6 crore
8Poonam KhemnarIndia29All-rounder10 lakh
9Saima ThakorIndia27All-rounder10 lakh
10Alyssa HealyAustralia33Wicket-keeper70 lakh
11Laxmi YadavIndia26Wicket-keeper10 lakh
12Sophie EcclestoneEngland24Spin bowler1.8 crore
13Rajeshwari GayakwadIndia32Spin bowler40 lakh
14Gouher SultanaIndia35Spin Bowler30 lakh
15Parshavi ChopraIndia17Spin bowler10 lakh
16Lauren BellEngland22Pace bowler30 lakh
17Anjali SarvaniIndia26Pace bowler55 lakh
18Soppadhandi YashasriIndia20Pace bowler10 lakh

UP Warriorz Squad 2024: Most costly players

The UP Warriorz bolstered their Indian batting contingent by splashing the cash on uncapped player Vrinda Dinesh. The Karnataka top-order batter was sold for INR 1.3 crore, which makes her one of the costliest players in the UP Warriorz squad.

Here is a list of the top five costliest players in the UP Warriorz squad:

Sr. No.PlayerCountryAgeRolePrice (INR)
1Deepti SharmaIndia26All-rounder2.6 crore
2Sophie EcclestoneEngland24Spin bowler1.8 crore
3Tahlia McGrathAustralia28All-rounder1.4 crore
4Vrinda DineshIndia22Batter1.3 crore
5Grace HarrisAustralia30All-rounder75 lakh

UP Warriorz Squad 2024: UP Warriorz go for Danni Wyatt

The UP Warriorz obtained the services of Danni Wyatt for INR 30 lakhs in the WPL 2024 auction to complete their overseas quota. The highly-rated England international has scored two centuries in T20I cricket. She wasn’t a part of the first WPL edition and is an absolute steal at just INR 30 lakh.

UP Warriorz Squad 2024: Players bought in WPL 2024 auction

The UP Warriorz bought five players for a combined fee of INR 2.1 crore at the WPL 2024 auction. Danni Wyatt was bought to strengthen their overseas batting contingent. Vrinda Dinesh, at INR 1.3 crore, was their costliest purchase at the mini-auction. Indian players Poonam Khemnar, Saima Thakor, and Gouher Sultana were acquired for base prices.

Here is a list of the players bought by the UP Warriorz in the WPL 2024 auction:

Sr. No.PlayerCountryAgeRolePrice (INR)
1Danni WyattEngland32Batter30 lakh
2Vrinda DineshIndia22Batter1.3 crore
3Poonam KhemnarIndia29All-rounder10 lakh
4Saima ThakorIndia27All-rounder10 lakh
5Gouher SultanaIndia35Bowler30 lakh

UP Warriorz Squad 2024: Released players

The UP Warriorz released four players ahead of the WPL 2024 mini-auction. Devika Vaidya, Shivali Shinde, and Simran Shaikh were the three Indian players to be let go by the Lucknow-based franchise, while South African pacer Shabnim Ismail was also released.

UP Warriorz Squad 2024: Strongest playing XI

Alyssa Healy (WK) (C), Shweta Sehrawat, Vrinda Dinesh, Kiran Navgire, Tahlia McGrath, Grace Harris, Deepti Sharma, Sophie Ecclestone, Parshavi Chopra, Anjali Sarvani, Rajeshwari Gayakwad

The UP Warriorz are one of five teams that participate in the Women's Premier League (WPL). They are captained by Alyssa Healy and are based in Lucknow, UP.

They finished third after the league stage of the inaugural edition of the WPL in 2023, before losing to the eventual winners, the Mumbai Indians, in the eliminator.

The UP Warriorz retained most of their core group of players ahead of the WPL auction. They will enter the 2024 mini-auction with a budget of INR 4 crore. After releasing four players, they have five available slots, including one overseas slot.