Highest Paid Women’s Premier League Cricketers | How Much They Earn A Season?

Highest Paid WPL Players

After the success of IPL, Board Of Control For Cricket In India has launched another competition featuring female players from all across the globe. Women’s Premier League 2023 season is scheduled from March 4 to March 26 with five teams participating in the competition for trophy. To increase the popularity of competition, BCCI has signed multi-million TV broadcast deals which in return brings huge revenue to franchises. Thus, the teams have provided players with ludicrous contracts. Here are the complete details about the top 10 highest paid players in WPL.

Top 10 Highest Paid Players In WPL 2023

1 – Smriti Mandhana: $410,000

Since making her test debut in 2014, Smriti Mandhana never failed to provide entertaining innings to fans. The left handed batter is playing for Indian national team and most of the time, opens the innings. As per her deal with Royal Challengers Bangalore in WPL, Mandhana becomes the highest paid player earning the base salary of $410,000. She is also confirmed as the captain of franchise for current season.

2 – Ashleigh Gardner: $386,000

The 25 years old Australian all-rounder has produced a magnificent show in her career so far. Ashleigh is playing as a middle-order right handed batter accompanied by off-spin for her national side as well as in BBL and has played crucial role in the famous victories of her respective teams. This makes Ashleigh the highest paid international player in Women Premier League as she will represent Gujarat Giants. She will take home the base salary of $386,000 per season.

3 – Natalie Sciver-Brunt: $386,000

After getting signed with WPL franchise Mumbai Indians, Natalie Sciver-Brunt is set to pocket the season base salary of $386,000. The English cricketer has exceptional ability to take the wickets at crucial stages. Alongside with it, Natalie is a balanced middle-order with incredible ability to take the game deep and also can hit long sixes in death overs. Thus, she is a useful all-rounder and looking to make her team win the trophy.

4 – Deepti Sharma: $314,000

The Indian left hand batter has presented a remarkable show with her bat as well as with her off-break bowling. That’s why, she is one of the highly rated women cricketer and will now play for UP Warriorz in Women Premier League. Deepti will take home the guaranteed base salary of $314,000 from the contract deal, which makes her stand at 4th place in the rundown of highest paid players in WPL.

5 – Jemimah Rodriguez: $265,000

Jemimah Rodriguez is one of the exceptional talanet ever produced by India as she is able to do some serious damage in big games also. Having the natural ability to swing the bat enables Jemimah to hit long sixes. In Women Premier League, she has signed an expensive contract deal with Delhi Capitals. Jemi will receive the base salary of $265,000 for a single season beyond any bonuses.

6 – Beth Mooney: $241,000

Playing for Australian national team as a batter, she is the permanent part of all three formats for her side. Beth Mooney is one of the best wicket-keeper of history and achieved number one ranking. Now, she will play for Gujarat Lions and earn the base salary of $241,000 besides every bonuses available.

7 – Shafali Verma: $241,000

Not many players can earn so much fame as of Shafali Verma. She started her international career just at the age of 15 years and has recently captained India in ICC Under 19 T20 World Cup in 2023 and picked the trophy. Now, she is ready to set the stage on fire in Women Premier League and has signed the deal with Delhi Capitals. She will earn the base salary of $241,000 for 2023 season.

8 – Pooja Vastrakar: $230,000

Since her International debut in 2018 against South Africa, Pooja Vastrakar continued dominating other all-rounders with her exceptional batting and outstanding bowling skills. She proved herself as one of the best available option for selectors. Keeping in view her incredible stats, Mumbai Indians have signed her on a ludicrous contract from which she will manage to earn per season earning of $230,000.

9 – Richa Ghosh: $230,000

Richa Ghosh is just 19 years old to the date and has achieved enormous success in her career. Playing as a wicket-keeper, she has signed the deal Royal Challenger Banglore and will get the base salary of $230,000. Richa has also represented India in T20 World Cup and is also playing in Big Bash League.

10 – Harmanpreet Kaur: $217,000

Currently serving as a captain of Indian National Women’s team in all formats, Harmanpreet Kaur is one of the most influential women player in the history of women’s cricketer. Now, she is going to play for Mumbai Indians as she has signed up a ludicrous contract to play as a captain. She will pocket base salary of $217,000 for current season of Women Premier League in 2023.

Top 10 Highest Paid Players In WPL 2023

#No.PlayersTeamsBase Salary/Season
1Smriti MandhanaRoyal Challengers Bangalore$410,000
2Ashleigh GardnerGujarat Giants$386,000
3Natalie Sciver-BruntMumbai Indians$386,000
4Deepti SharmaUP Warriorz$314,000
5Jemimah RodriguezDelhi Capitals$265,000
6Beth MooneyGujarat Giants$241,000
7Shafali VermaDelhi Capitals$241,000
8Pooja VastrakarMumbai Indians$230,000
9Richa GhoshRoyal Challengers Bangalore$230,000
10Harmanpreet KaurMumbai Indians$217,000

All these are the details about the top 10 highest paid players in WPL. If there is any change, we will make them available here. Stay tuned for more information!