WPL 2023 : Healy, a senior member of the dominant Australian team, is known for saving her best performances for the biggest stages, like the final of the Women’s T20 World Cup in Melbourne in 2020.
For the franchise-based league, Capri Global Holdings Private Limited’s UP Warriorz have assembled a dynamic and balanced team.
Healy is one of the most well-known faces in women’s cricket. She has played 139 T20Is for Australia and scored close to 2,500 runs, including one century and 14 fifties.
With 110 dismissals in T20Is, she is also regarded as one of the best wicket-keeper batters in the game.
Healy, a senior member of the dominant Australian team, is known for saving her best performances for the biggest stages, like the final of the Women’s T20 World Cup in Melbourne in 2020.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to captain the UP Warriorz in the historic WPL, which will be played in Mumbai for the first time. Healy stated, “The UP Warriorz have a fantastic squad, waiting to make a splash once things get going,” and the WPL is a tournament we have all been eagerly anticipating.
“We look forward to putting on a show for our fans and have a good mix of youth and experience in addition to our ability. We are here to win and play our style of cricket with ruthlessness. Anju Jain serves as an assistant coach for the UP Warriorz team, which is coached by England’s Jon Lewis. Former Australian cricketers Ashley Noffke is the team’s bowling coach, and four-time world champion Lisa Sthalekar is the team’s mentor.
Mumbai will host the WPL from March 4 to March 26.
At the Brabourne Stadium and the DY Patil Stadium, 22 games will be played.
On March 5, the UP Warriorz will face the Gujarat Giants in their opening game at the DY Patil Stadium.
Squad of UP Warriors: Deepti Sharma, Alyssa Healy (captain), Tahlia McGrath, Shabnim Ismail, Anjali Sarvani, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Parshavi Chopra, Shweta Sehrawat, S Yashasri, Kiran Navgire, Grace Harris, Devika Vaidya, Lauren Bell, Laxmi Yadav, and Simran Shaikh are also