India and Mumbai Indians skipper Harman preet Kaur predicted that the Women’s Premier League (WPL) from March 4 to March 26, would bring about life-changing opportunities and also raise the standard of the game in the country.
Among the close to 100 Indian and foreign players representing five franchises with a combined net worth of Rs 4,670 crore, is Australia legend and Delhi Capitals’ captain Meg Lanning, 32.
she moved away from the game after guiding her side to the Commonwealth Games gold medal victory in August last year, spending her time travelling and even working in a cafe “making coffee and washing dishes”.
She returned to lead Australia to the women’s T20 World title last month — her fifth World Cup triumph, four in T20s and one in ODIs. England’s Nat Sciver-Brunt, 30, who recently took a break to “focus on her mental health and well-being” will play for the Mumbai Indians. S
he returned from her break as England’s vice-captain for the T20 World Cup and finished as the second-highest run-getter in the tournament. These women have been pushing the doors for a very long time and
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