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WPL 2024 Auction, Gujarat Giants: Full Squad, Players Bought

Gujarat Giants squad for the second edition of the Women's Premier League (WPL).

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Gujarat Giants (WPL)


Deepanshu Jain

Updated: 9 Dec 2023 1:18 PM GMT

WPL Auction LIVE: Gujarat Giants is based out of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and is owned by The Adani Group. The team is coached by Rachael Haynes, who is a former Australian cricketer and one of their batting mainstays in all three formats.

They finished at the bottom of the points table in the last season of WPL, hence they are looking for a revamp in the team. So, they have released the bulk of their squad members, including top overseas players like - Annabel Sutherland, Kim Garth, and Sophia Dunkley.

The Giants had the biggest purse of INR 5.95 Crore going into this auction and they need to find ten squad members from this budget. Their main necessities were in the bowling department where they added likes of Lauren cheatle and Meghna singh. They also added an experienced player in Veda Krishnamurthy who can help Beth Mooney.

Gujarat Giants Squad

Players Bought: Phoebe Litchfield, Meghna Singh, Trisha Poojitha, Priya Mishra, Kashvee Gautam, Lauren Cheatle, Kathryn Bryce, Mannat Kashyap, Tarannum Pathan, Veda Krishnamurthy

Budget Remaining: INR 1.45 Crore

Player Slots Remaining: 0

Overseas Slots Remaining: 0

Gujarat Giants Squad Breakdown

Batters: Laura Wolvaardt, Phoebe Litchfield, Trisha Poojitha, Veda Krishnamurthy

Wicketkeepers: Beth Mooney

Bowlers: Shabnam Shakil, Tarannum Pathan, Priya Mishra, Lauren Cheatle

All-rounders: Ashleigh Gardner, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Dayalan Hemalatha, Tanuja Kanwar, Meghna Singh, Kashvee Gautam, Kathryn Bryce, Mannat Kashyap

Coaching Staff: Rachael Haynes (Head coach), Nooshin al Khadeer (bowling coach), Tushar Arothe (batting coach), Gavan Twining (Fielding coach), Mithali Raj (mentor and advisor)

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