The Inaugural edition of Women’s Premier League will begin from March 4th. Gujarat Giants entering into the Auction bought huge international stars. The team is filled with all-rounders and some of the most experienced players in the world. Ashleigh Gardner is the highest bided player for Gujarat Giants. The Australian all rounder was bought for a whopping 3.5 Crore. Lets have a look at Gujarat Giants Squad & Fixtures.
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The team is a mixture of youth and experience. Ashleigh Gardener, Beth Mooney, Deandra Dottin, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham, Sophia Dunkley are the seven foreign buys made by Gujarat Giants in the auction. Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Dayalan Hemalatha, Sabineni Meghana are the Indian international players part of the squad.
Gujarat Giants Squad
|Name of the Player||Price of the Player||Role|
|Beth Mooney||INR 2 crore||Wicket keeper|
|Sushma Verma||INR 60 lakh||Wicket keeper|
|Sabbineni Meghana||INR 30 lakh||Batsman|
|Dayalan Hemalatha||INR 30 lakh||Batsman|
|Ashleigh Gardner||INR 3.2 crore||All-rounder|
|Annabel Sutherland||INR 70 lakh||All-rounder|
|Sophia Dunkley||INR 60 lakh||All-rounder|
|Deandra Dottin||INR 60 lakh||All-rounder|
|Harleen Deol||INR 40 lakh||All-rounder|
|Ashwani Kumari||INR 35 lakh||All-rounder|
|Hurley Gala||INR 10 lakh||All-rounder|
|Georgia Wareham||INR 75 lakh||Bowler|
|Sneh Rana||INR 75 lakh||Bowler|
|Mansi Joshi||INR 30 lakh||Bowler|
|Tanuja Kanwer||INR 50 lakh||Bowler|
|Monica Patel||INR 30 lakh||Bowler|
|Parunika Sisodia||INR 10 lakh||Bowler|
|Shabnam Shakil||INR 10 lakh||Bowler|
Gujarat Giants Fixtures
Gujarat Giants in their first game will face Mumbai Indians on March 4th at DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai. Giants will play their first four matches at the DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai. The last four matches they will play at Brabourne Stadium.
|March 4||Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians||DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai|
|March 5||UP Warriorz vs Gujarat Giants||DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai|
|March 8||Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 11||Gujarat Giants vs Delhi Capitals||DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai|
|March 14||Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Giants||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 16||Delhi Capitals vs Gujarat Giants||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 18||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Giants||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 20||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
Gujarat Giants Players to Watch Out
Ashleigh Gardner: The Player of the tournament in the recently concluded Women’s T20 World Cup. Gardner’s all round show led Australia to winning their 6th world cup title. Her record in India is phenomenal. She has scored more than 300 runs in 6 matches in the shorter format in India. In 73 T20I matches Gardner has amassed 1176 runs at a strike rate of 132.4. She has picked up 53 wickets at an economy of 6.27.
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Beth Mooney: The Australian international steps up in crunch games. She scored a match winning 50 in the final of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Mooney is one of the most experienced players in the Gujarat Giants squad. In 83 T20I matches Mooney has scored 2350 runs at a strike rate of 124.6. Mooney can contribute with the gloves when the team needs her.
Deandra Dottin: The West Indian all rounder retired from international cricket plays T20 leagues around the world. Dottin is a big striker and can hit huge sixes. She is one of the best strikers in Women’s Cricket. In 125 T20I matches she has scored 2679 runs striking at 144.3. Dottin has 63 wickets to her tally.
Gujarat Giants Probable Playing XI
Beth Mooney (c), Sophia Dunkley, Harlen Deol, Ashleigh Gardner, Deandra Dottin, Sabineni Meghana, Dayalan Hemalatha, Sneh Rana, Annabel Sutherland, Mansi Joshi, Sushma Verma.
Overall the Gujarat Giants squad looks solid and they are the Darkhorse’s entering the tournament with less expectations.