WPL 2024: 5 WPL Players who can win Purple Cap

The Women's Premier League (WPL) cricket event has constantly featured top-tier talent. Women's Premier League 2024: Check out the five best WPL women bowlers who can win WPL Purple Cap in 2024 season on mazapaly.net

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5 WPL Players who can win Purple Cap in 2024

5 WPL Players who can win Purple Cap in 2024

The Women's Premier League (WPL) cricket event has constantly featured top-tier talent and strong rivalry, with batters frequently deciding the outcome of games. As the tournament prepares for another exciting season, all eyes are on the exceptional performers. The WPL second season auction has seen some of the upcoming talents getting big bids with some big names missing out for the bids. 

T20 cricket has been the most developed game as the game has been tilted towards the batters. Nowadays, the batters win most of the games for the side. The bowlers nowadays are used as a toy by the batters as they have no control over the matches. Though there are a variety of outstanding bowlers, their ability, experience, and determination can leave an unforgettable impression on the matches.

In women's cricket, a similar has happened with the batters getting more of the limelight. But in the shortest format, the bowlers also play a pivotal role in changing the outcome of matches, and certain individuals stand out as potential game-changers with their ability to consistently pick up wickets. In the article, we will be looking for the bowlers who can win the Purple cap in WPL 2024. 

Here are the 5 bowlers who can win purple cap

5. Marizanne Kapp

Marizanne Kapp is an experienced bowler in the international circuit. The right-arm medium pacer from South Africa has been a vital asset to the team that she has represented in franchise cricket. The 34-year-old bowler picked nine wickets with an average of 22.89 in the last edition of the tournament. She bowls in excellent line and length and makes it difficult for the batters to play stroke. 

4. Ashleigh Gardner

Ashleigh Gardner has been an experienced spinner for Australia in recent years. The young off-spinner has made a significant impact. She has a brilliant average of 12.62 in the 8 games she played in the previous edition of the league. Gardner was the key member for Gujarat Giants in the last edition though they finished last but she performed well. The 26-year-old has also made valuable contributions with the bat, showcasing her versatility and value to her team’s success. 

3. Shabnim Ismail

Shanim Ismail was picked by the UP Warriorz for INR 1 crore at the inaugural WPL auction. The former South Africa pacer is one of the fastest bowlers in the women's circuit. She had been the backbone of the South African bowling attack for over the years. She is one of the most lethal bouncers in world cricket. The 35-year-old for the Proteas leading wicket-taker in ODIs (191 wickets) and T20Is (123 wickets). 

2. Shreyanka Patil

Shreyanka Patil the right-arm off-break bowler has been a serious talent for India. The 21-year-old finished the Women's Senior One Day Trophy 2022-23 as the second-highest wicket-taker of the tournament. She started playing cricket after watching the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has been an ardent Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fan. With her dreams coming true she was picked by RCB in the inaugural edition for 10 Lakhs INR. 

1. Sophie Ecclestone

Sophie Ecclestone is currently the No.1 T20I bowler. She was picked by UP Warriorz and was an important member of the squad to qualify for the knockouts. The spinner participated in the 9 games and picked a total of 16 wickets, averaging an impressive 14.69. Her ability to maintain a tight economy rate of 6.65 gives the batters trouble to play their natural strokes. In her T20I career, she's picked up 97 wickets from 69 innings at an average of 15.23 and an economy rate of 5.76. 

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