Top 5 Indians who impressed in WPL 2024

In the thrilling season of Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2024, both domestic and international stars have risen to the occasion, showcasing their talent and skills. Below, we look at five Indians who stood out with their stellar performances, playing a crucial part in their team’s campaign, and carving their place among the tournament’s star performers.

Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet Kaur


Harmanpreet Kaur
, the skipper of Mumbai Indians, has showcased exceptional performance in the 2024 WPL. In 6 matches, she has scored 235 runs at an impressive average of 58.75. Her highest score of 95 not out reflects her ability to anchor innings effectively. Kaur’s standout performances include a blazing knock of 55 runs off 34 balls against Delhi Capitals, where she was awarded the Player of the Match. Additionally, her innings of 95 runs off 48 balls against Gujarat Giants, including 10 boundaries and 5 maximums, at a strike rate of 197.92, further solidifies her position as a key player for Mumbai Indians.

Shafali Verma has been a standout performer for Delhi Capitals in the WPL 2024. In 8 matches, she has accumulated 265 runs with a notable average of 37.85. Verma’s highest score of 71 demonstrates her ability to provide crucial contributions to her team’s batting lineup. Noteworthy performances include an unbeaten 64 runs off 43 balls against UP Warriorz and a quickfire 71 runs off 37 balls against Gujarat Giants, where she was awarded the Player of the Match.

Smriti Mandhana has been reliable as the skipper and at the top, opening the batting, for the Royals Challengers Bangalore in WPL 2024. Across 8 matches, she has scored 259 runs at an average of 32.37. Mandhana’s highest score of 80 highligqhts her ability to anchor innings effectively. Her notable performances include a brisk knock of 74 runs off 43 balls against Delhi Capitals and composed innings of 80 runs off 50 balls against UP Warriorz, where she earned the Player of the Match award.

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Deepti Sharma has been a standout all-rounder for UP Warriorz in the WPL 2024. In addition to scoring 295 runs at a staggering average of 98.33, she has also contributed significantly with the ball, taking 10 wickets. Sharma’s highest score of 88 not out reflects her ability to finish innings strongly. Her standout performances include an unbeaten 88 runs off 60 balls against Gujarat Giants and a memorable spell of 4 overs, conceding only 19 runs while claiming 4 wickets, including a hat-trick against Delhi Capitals, where she was awarded the Player of the Match.

Radha Yadav has been a key bowler for Delhi Capitals in the 2024 WPL. With 10 wickets to her name at an impressive average of 16.9, she has effectively restricted opposition. Yadav’s best performance includes a spell of 4 overs, conceding only 20 runs while claiming 4 wickets against UP Warriorz. Her consistent performances have been crucial in the Delhi Capitals’ success in the tournament.

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