Smriti Mandhana WPL Salary: Smriti Mandhana gets more salary than Babar Azam in PSL. Memes galore on Social Media
Updated on: Feb 15, 2023 11:23 am IST
Smriti Mandhana WPL Salary: Smriti Mandhana, the vice-captain of the Indian women’s cricket team, created a buzz this Monday as she became the highest-paid player during the player auction of the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL). The event, held in Mumbai, saw Mandhana being bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping sum of Rs. 3.4 crores. Additionally, the franchise also bought Australian star all-rounder Ellyse Perry for INR 1.7 crores.
While fans congratulated Mandhana and Perry for fetching such high bids, some fans took the opportunity to poke fun at Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, who earns significantly less in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) than Mandhana’s WPL salary. Babar Azam’s PSL salary is 2.3 Crores in Indian rupees, whereas, Mandhana will be earning INR 3.4 Crore in the WPL.
Smriti Mandhana WPL Salary: Fans troll Babar Azam
The social media saw immense memes after Smriti Mandhana was bought by RCB for INR 3.4 Crore. Fans were on it and were comparing the two batting stalwarts in a hilarious manner. Check some of the tweets below,
Babar Azam Price in PSL – 2.30 CR
SMRITI MANDHANA – 3.4 Cr
And they Compare PSL with IPL #WPLAuction #WPL2023 pic.twitter.com/GBWpeovL9n
— Verot Choli (@VerotCholi) February 13, 2023
Smriti Mandhana's WPL Salary is higher than the combined PSL Salary of Babar Azam and Shaheen Afridi! pic.twitter.com/jt4eq27YJJ
— CRICKETNMORE (@cricketnmore) February 14, 2023
Babar Azam :- Ye dukh khye khatam nahi hota be 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣#mnish #mnishlegha #BabarAzam𓃵 #SmritiMandhana #indiavspak #INDvPAK #PSL8 #PSL08 #viral #viral2023 #trend #Trending #TrendingNow pic.twitter.com/jIrT7LiJNM
— Manish Legha (@legha_Manish_1) February 15, 2023
Babar Azam PSL Salary vs Smriti Mandhana WIPL Salary pic.twitter.com/13fWR0YEEr
— Ajay Sarkar (@AjaySarkar_1812) February 14, 2023
Mandhana, who is considered one of the best batters in the world, has been a crucial player for the Indian women’s team for several years. Her recent form has been outstanding, making her a highly sought-after player in the WPL auction.
Royal Challengers Bangalore WPL 2023 squad
Take a look at RCB’s complete squad for WPL 2023.
Smriti Mandhana (₹3.4 crore), Richa Ghosh (₹1.9 crore), Ellyse Perry (₹1.7 crore), Renuka Singh (₹1.5 crore), Sophie Devine (₹50 lakh), Heather Knight (₹40 lakh), Megan Schutt (₹40 lakh), Kanika Ahuja (₹35 lakh), Dane van Niekerk (₹30 lakh), Erin Burns (₹30 lakh), Preeti Bose (₹30 lakh), Komal Zanzad (₹25 lakh), Sahana Pawar (₹10 lakh), Poonam Khemnar (₹10 lakh), Asha Shobana (₹10 lakh), Disha Kasat (₹10 lakh), Indrani Roy (₹10 lakh), Shreyanka Patil (₹10 lakh)
The Women’s Premier League has been launched to promote women’s cricket in India. It will also provide a platform for young female cricketers to showcase their talent. The tournament is expected to provide a significant boost to the development of women’s cricket in India.