Kashvee Gautam and Vrinda Dinesh triggered a huge bidding war in the second session of the Women's Premier League (WPL) 2024 Auction with Gujarat Giants and UP Warriorz spending big bucks to get them in their team.
Kashvee Gautam went for Rs 2 crore while Vrinda Dinesh, a batter from Karnataka, picked for Rs 1.3 crore.
Gujarat Giants made a winning bid of a whopping Rs 2 crore for Kashvee Gautam, a 20-year-old allrounder from Chandigarh, making her the joint-most expensive player with Annabel Sutherland of Australia in the first phase of the WPL 2024 auction.
A right-handed batter and a right-handed medium pacer, Kashvee has recently played for India A against the England A women in three T20Is in Mumbai and it appears that the scouts of the franchises have seen something that they feel makes the player a mega pick.
Gujarat won her after a fierce bidding war with U.P Warriorz, who are one of the franchises with deep pockets in this Auction
Vrinda is known as a consistent batter who has done well in the local leagues in Karnataka and UP Warriorz went for her outbidding Gujarat, Mumbai Indians and Delhi.
Vrinda has been a prolific scorer for Karnataka over the last two domestic seasons, earning praise for her ability to balance consistency with her powerful power-hitting up front.
She was instrumental in Karnataka's run to the final of the Senior Women's one-day competition earlier this year. With 477 runs in 11 innings at 47.70, she finished third in the league behind Jasia Akter and Priya Punia.Read more on economictimes.indiatimes.com