WPL 2024 Auction: After surpassing Vrinda Dinesh, Kashvee Gautam is now the most expensive uncapped player in WPL history. Gujarat Giants make a huge bid of Rs 2 crore for Kashvee. Phoebe Litchfield makes her first purchase in the WPL Auction 2024 earlier. At Rs 2 Crore, Annabel Sutherland and Kashvee are currently the best buys. Among the biggest names to go unsold are Deandra Dottin and Chamari Athapaththu.
Mumbai Indians Kick Off the Bidding
Following the Mumbai Indians’ 40 lakh opening bid, Royal Challengers Bangalore entered the fray. The Mumbai Indians purchase the South African pacemaker for INR 1.20 crores following a fierce bidding war. Shamilia Connell, a fast bowler from the West Indies, is unsold for a starting price of INR 30 lakhs. England all-rounder Kate Cross will cost a minimum of INR 30 lakhs when she joins Royal Challengers Bangalore. Cross has joined Heather Knight, the captain of England, at RCB.
RCB Joins the Bidding at 30 Lakhs
At INR 30 lakhs, Royal Challengers Bangalore entered the bidding. Gujarat Giants later entered the bidding contest. The experienced left-arm spinner ultimately transfers to RCB for INR 60 lakhs. At INR 30 lakhs, Australian spinner Alana King is unsold. The Gujarat Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore make significant bids for the right-arm fast bowling all-rounder. Around the Rs 70 Lakh mark, the 20-year-old sees UP Warriorz enter the race, and the bids are now skyrocketing.
Kashvee Gautam Makes History
Kashvee Gautam is now the most expensive uncapped player in WPL history after bids for her surpassed Rs 1.5 crore. The battle between Gujarat and UP is still ongoing, and the cost has surpassed Rs 2 crore. And the Gujarat Giants purchased Kashvee for Rs. 2 crore.