WPL 2023: Women's Premier League i.e. women's IPL is going to start from 4 March 2023. A total of 5 teams will be in the fray in the first season of BPL. These five teams strengthened themselves by buying several players in the recent auction. After this, the team of UP Warriors has announced its captain. Alyssa Healy will captain this team.
UP Warriors announced the captain
Alyssa Healy has been appointed as the captain of the team, in a statement issued on Wednesday by Capri Global Holdings Private Limited, the owner of UP Warriors. She is an Australian opening batsman who has a lot of T20 experience. He has the ability to hit long.
Disappointment at the hands of Deepti Sharma, sold for 2.6 crores, Healy became the captain
The name of UP-based Indian player Deepti Sharma was also included in the race to become the captain of the UP Warriors team, but the franchise has expressed confidence in an experienced foreign player. Now it is clear that Australia's Alyssa Healy is going to lead UP in this tournament, she was roped in by UP Warriors in the auction for a whopping amount of Rs 2.6 crore.
First #WPL, First #WPLAuction, First squad!#UPWarriors pic.twitter.com/tmH5IU9Hfr
— UP Warriorz (@UPWarriorz) February 14, 2023
Who the hell is Alyssa Healy?
UP Warriors bought about 6 foreign players in the auction held in Mumbai on 13th February. Alyssa Healy was also involved in these. He has experience of 139 matches in T20. During this, she has scored 1 century and 14 half-centuries. He has scored 2,500 runs in T20. The special thing is that he is considered one of the best wicket-keeper batsmen.
What did Alyssa Healy say after becoming the captain?
On getting the responsibility of captaincy, Alyssa Healy said that I am very happy to have got the opportunity to captain the UP Warriors. WPL is one tournament that we all look forward to. We have a good mix of ability as well as experience and youth. We are looking forward to present a show for our fans. We are here to win and be ruthless in our brand of cricket.
UP Warriors team will play first match on March 5
WPL i.e. women's IPL is to start from March 4 next month. In the first season, the UP Warriors team will play its first match on March 5 at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. In front of him will be the team of Gujarat Giants.
Who is the coach and mentor of the UP Warriors franchise?
The UP Warriors franchise has roped in England's John Lewis as the head coach. While Anju Jain has been appointed as assistant coach. At the same time, Ashley Noffaki has been made the bowling coach. Lisa Sthalekar, who was a part of the World Cup winning team, is in the role of mentor of this team.
See here the full team of UP Warriors
Alyssa Healy (c), Sophie Ecclestone, Deepti Sharma, Tahlia McGrath, Shabnim Ismail, Anjali Sarwani, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Parshvi Chopra, Shweta Sehrawat, S Yashari, Kiran Navagire, Grace Harris, Devika Vaidya, Lauren Bell, Laxmi Yadav, Simran Sheikh .