The five franchises had until October 15, 2023, to retain players for the WPL 2024 season. Moreover, out of the total 60 players retained by five franchises for WPL 2024, 21 of them are overseas cricketers. However, 29 players were released from their respective franchises during the retention process.
WPL 2024: LIST OF RETAINED AND RELEASED PLAYERS
While DC have retained 15 players, they have released 3.
Retained: Alice Capsey, Arundhati Reddy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Jess Jonassen, Laura Harris, Marizanne Kapp, Meg Lanning, Minnu Mani, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sneha Deepthi, Taniyaa Bhatia, Titas Sadhu
Released: Aparna Mondal, Jasia Akhter, Tara Norris
Gujarat Giants (GG)
While GG have retained 8 players, they have released 11.
Retained : Ashleigh Gardner, Beth Mooney, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Laura Wolvaardt, Shabnam Shakil, Sneh Rana, Tanuja Kanwer
Released: Annabel Sutherland, Ashwani Kumari, Georgia Wareham, Hurley Gala, Kim Garth, Mansi Joshi, Monica Patel, Parunika Sisodia, Sabbineni Meghana, Sophia Dunkley, Sushma Verma
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
While RCB have retained 11 players, they have released 7.
Retained : Asha Shobana, Disha Kasat, Ellyse Perry, Heather Knight, Indrani Roy, Kanika Ahuja, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, Shreyanka Patil, Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine
Released : Dané Van Niekerk, Erin Burns, Komal Zanzad, Megan Schutt, Poonam Khemnar, Preeti Bose, Sahana Pawar
Mumbai Indians (MI)
While MI have retained 13 players, they have released 4.
Retained: Amanjot Kaur, Amelia Kerr, Chloe Tryon, Harmanpreet Kaur, Hayley Matthews, Humairaa Kaazi, Isabelle Wong, Jintimani Kalita, Natalie Sciver, Pooja Vastrakar, Priyanka Bala, Saika Ishaque, Yastika Bhatia
Released: Dhara Gujjar, Heather Graham, Neelam Bisht, Sonam Yadav
UP Warriorz (UPW)
While UPW have retained 13 players, they have released 4.
Retained: Alyssa Healy, Anjali Sarvani, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Kiran Navgire, Lauren Bell, Laxmi Yadav, Parshavi Chopra, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, S. Yashasri, Shweta Sehrawat, Sophie Ecclestone, Tahlia Mcgrath
Released: Devika Vaidya, Shabnim Ismail, Shivali Shinde, Simran Shaikh
In addition, out of the available slots for five franchises in WPL 2024, 3 slots are currently available in DC. While RCB has 7 spots available, MI has 5. Moreover, GG has 10 available spots, and UPW has 5.