Women Premier League is going to be the biggest cricketing sports event for after Women Big Bash League. The 1st edition is scheduled to take place in March 2023 between the dates 4 to 26. BCCI has organized the event and extensive marketing and promotion brings a large number of endorsers. Tata has purchased the sponsorship rights for title, while teams are also experiencing merchandise sales and image rights deals also bringing some good figures to them. Another interesting fact about the league is that players are receiving handsome salary packages as per their contract. Here are the complete details about how much a cricketer is earning from WPL per season.
BCCI has directed the franchises to sign the players on contract terms. A total of 18 players are present in a team’s squad. Thus, not every cricketer will earn the same as it depends upon their contract worth which in return based on the experience and performance.
|Categories||Base Salary||Highest Paid Player|
|Beginners||$13k-$25k||Sonam Yadav ($13k)|
|Capped Players||$38k-$63k||Smriti Mandhana (410k)|
|Overseas Players||$70k-$90k||Asleigh Gardner ($386k)|
How Much A Player Earn In WPL Per Season?
Beginner/Uncapped Players: WPL will be one of the best platform for young gunners to show their talent. Thus, almost each team has signed players from recently finished Under 19 World Cup as well as from domestic. As per reports, a rookie or uncapped cricketer will manage to earn the base salary somewhere between $13k minimum to $25k maximum. There are no additional bonuses available to them. However, the contract worth may get improved in the upcoming seasons, if they show exceptioanl performance in the tournament. Players like Shabnam MD and Sonam Yadav will each pocket $13k from the base salary.
National/Capped Players: BCCI has set the minimum base price for a capped player between the minimum $38k and maximum $63k. The franchises has the budget of $1.5 million to spend on the players’ auction. However, their are exceptions as some of the national cricketers are earning sky high payouts from the base salary. Smriti Mandhana will take home the contract salary of $410k for the captaining the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Overseas Players: Players from different nations will also be featured in this marquee tournament and has the set base purse of $70k to $90k from the contract. Asleigh Gardner, playing for Gujarat Lions in the 2023 season will take home the per season salary of $386k. This makes the Australian all-rounder highest paid overseas player in WPL 2023.
All these are the details about how much a player earn in WPL per season. If there is any change, we will make them available here. Stay tuned for more information!