WPL 2023: 5 uncapped players to look out for
These uncapped players have outclassed their opponents in their recent games. In the maiden WPL edition, they will endeavour to continue their form for their franchises.
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In the 2023 Women’s Premier League (WPL) competition, fans will keenly watch the performance of huge names such as Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Ashleigh Gardner, and Ellyse Perry. All these players got signed at enormous prices at the 2023 Player Auction. Henceforth, their franchises will expect them to perform according to their potential in the tournament.
However, there are also a few players who haven’t featured in national colours but will be expected to deliver fine numbers to their franchises at the WPL 2023. These names haven’t donned the jersey of their national teams as yet but have done extremely well in the domestic circles an U-19 level for their respective countries. Recognising the efforts of these players, the franchises invested money in them at the auction. In the inaugural edition of the tournament, they will also look to become impactful players for their franchises utilising their talent.
Here are five uncapped players to watch out for in the maiden edition of WPL 2023
5. Titas Sadhu
Titas Sadhu was a vital cog in India's U-19 World Cup triumph. Scalping six wickets in six matches at an economy of 4.27, she emerged as the second-leading wicket-taker for the team in the competition. Using swing and bounce on the rapid tracks of South Africa, she delivered an impressive show to her team.
In the final match, the pacer dominated English batters with her disciplined bowling. With her attacking bowling, she wrecked the batting line-up of the opponents and clinched 2/6 figures on the big day. The 18-year-old also received the Player of the Match award for her extraordinary performance in the decider game.
At the WPL auction, her name was also featured among the players who went under the hammer. Her base price was INR 10 lakh but with the collision of DC and UPW on the auction table she got signed at INR 25 lakh by the former. After receiving decent money at the event, she will look forward to providing strength to her franchise with her pace bowling.