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Top 5 Overseas Players to Watch Out For in WPL 2024

In this article, take a look at the top 5 overseas players to watch out for in WPL 2024. The second season of the WPL is set to kick start from 23rd feb.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 22.02.2024
Top 5 Overseas Players to Watch Out For in WPL 2024

The second season of the WPL is just a day away and the best women’s T20 competition in the world will commence with the best players from India and around the world. The first season of the WPL was a huge success and the second season will be even better. The matches will be played across 2 venues being Bangalore and Delhi. The quality of cricket throughout the tournament should be of the highest order. The overseas stars are the ones that sell the tickets.

Let’s take a look at the Top 5 Overseas Players to Watch Out For in WPL 2024

1) Nat Sciver Brunt – Mumbai Indians

The most watched player this season will be Nat Sciver Brunt. There is no player in the world that is playing at a higher level than her. She is the best all rounder in the league and she was a big reason that Mumbai Indians won the first season. Nat Sciver Brunt is one of the best batters in the world and she can also bowl medium pace. She made 332 runs in the first WPL season as well as took 10 Wickets. This will motivate her to get closer to the 400 run mark in season 2.

2) Alyssa Healy – UP Warriorz

The captain of the UP Warriorz is another player that is one to watch out for. She led the UP Warriorz team to 3rd place last year and she will look to win her first title as captain in the WPL. Alyssa Healy is one of the most destructive batters in the world. She made 253 runs in the first season and she hit 18 fours in the tournament. She will look to make over 350 runs in the second season and bat at a strike rate of over 150 and hit boundaries regularly.

3) Sophie Ecclestone – UP Warriorz

The best bowler in white ball cricket has to be in this list. She had an incredible first season where she took 16 wickets with the ball. She would love to touch the 20 wickets mark this season and help the UP Warriorz reach the summit of the WPL. Sophie Ecclestone is a player that will sell tickets across both venues. The fans are excited to see the number 1 bowler in the world. Sophie Ecclestone will also look to contain the economy rate to below 6.50 from 6.61 she had in the first season.

4) Ellyse Perry – Royal Challengers Bangalore

This list would not have been complete without the name Ellyse Perry in it. The greatest living cricketer to play the sport and she has been performing better than she has ever done in the past few years. RCB were poor in the last season and they will want to finish at the top with their star studded team. She scored 253 runs in the first season of the WPL and she hit 7 sixes In the first season. She would want to contribute more with the ball in the second season.

5) Beth Mooney – Gujarat Giants

The captain of the Gujarat Giants who was injured in the first match and she missed the entire season of the first WPL. She will be the hungriest player of them all because she would want to show that she is ready for the second season and she is willing to bat at the top for her team. Beth Mooney is one of the most skilled players in the world. She is one to watch out for.

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