The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the schedule for the inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL 2023) after the conclusion of the Women’s Premier League Auction in Mumbai.
In its inaugural edition, 5 teams – Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore & UP Warriorz splurged their purse to acquire some of the best talents in the international and domestic circuit.
In its first season, the Women’s Premier League will stage a total of 20 league matches and 2 Playoff games that will be played in a duration of 23 days.
The league will start on 4th March at the DY Patil Stadium with a blockbuster clash between Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians.
On Sunday, 5th March 2023, the WPL will have its first double-header day where Royal Challengers Bangalore will square off against Delhi Capitals at the Brabourne Stadium, CCI. UP Warriorz will play their first game of the league against Gujarat Giants at the DY Patil Stadium in the evening.
There will be 4 double headers with the first match starting at 3:30 PM IST. All evening matches will start at 7:30 PM IST.
A total of 11 matches each will be held at the DY Patil Stadium and Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
The Final game of the league stage will be played between UP Warriorz and Delhi Capitals on 21st March at the Brabourne Stadium, CCI.
The Eliminator will be played at the DY Patil Stadium on 24th March.
The Final of Women’s Premier League 2023 will be played at the Brabourne Stadium on 26th March.