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WPL 2024 Auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore: Full squad, Players bought

Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the second edition of the Women's Premier League (WPL).

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Royal Challengers Bangalore (WPL)


Pritish Raj

Updated: 9 Dec 2023 1:14 PM GMT

WPL Auction LIVE: Led by the Indian superstar and vice-captain Smriti Mandhana, Royal Challengers Bangalore had a bad start to the first edition of the Women's Premier League with four losses on the trot.

The team finished second last on the table above Gujarat Giants with two wins and six losses.

Despite having big names such as Smriti Mandhana, Ellyse Perry, and Sophie Devina, RCB faltered in the season and they will look to do better than the first season.

Before the auction, RCB released the likes of Megan Schutt, Dane van Niekerk, and Erin Burns.

They were looking to strengthen their core which has the likes of Smriti, Richa Ghosh, and Renuka Singh with some attacking finishers. With 3.35 crore INR in their bank, they were looking to buy more bowlers like Ekta Bisht, Kate Cross.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad

Players Bought: Georgia Wareham, Kate Cross, Ekta Bisht, Shubha Satheesh, S Meghna, Simran Bahadur, Sophie Molineux

Budget Remaining: INR 1.05 Crore

Player Slots Remaining: 0

Overseas Slots Remaining: 0

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad Breakdown

Batters: Smriti Mandhana, Disha Kasat

Wicketkeepers: Richa Ghosh, Indrani Roy

Bowlers: Renuka Singh, Kate Cross, Ekta Bisht, Simran Bahadur

All-rounders: Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry, Shreyanka Patil, Kanika Ahuja, Asha Shobana, Heather Knight, Georgia Wareham, Shubha Satheesh, S Meghna, Sophie Molineux

Coaching Staff: Luke Williams (Head Coach), Malolan Rangarajan (Assistant Head Coach), RX Murali (Batting Coach), Vanitha VR (Bowling Coach), Sania Mirza (Mentor)

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