WPL 2024: 5 Female Cricketers Who Resemble Virat Kohli of Women's Cricket

Check out the top five remarkable female cricketers who possess qualities akin to Virat Kohli in women's cricket. Read to find out their batting prowess, leadership skills, and impact on the game.

Sarah Andrew
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The Women’s Premier League (WPL) is finally going to start on 23rd February. The first match of WPL is going to be bigger as two teams from last year's final will face again in the opening game of WPL 2024. Mumbai Indians will face Delhi capitals in M. Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru. The match will start at 8 PM as there will be an opening ceremony before the game.   

Former Indian skipper Virat Kohli has a huge fan base. Due to his batting performance, he has risen to new heights as many young cricketers want to be like him. Also, many female cricketers admire him the most. Here are 5 Female Cricketers Who Resemble the Virat Kohli of Women's Cricket:

Smriti Mandhana

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Smriti Mandhana is an Indian women's cricketer who plays for the Indian women’s team and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Women’s Premier League (WPL) and has made a big in women’s cricket for India. In the WPL auction she was bought was RCB for 3.40 crore. In the first edition of WPL, she was captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore. In WPL's first season, she played 8 matches and scored 149 runs with an average of 18.62 and a strike rate of 111.19. For India, she has scored over 600+ runs across all formats. As the second season of WPL gets underway RCB will hope to win the WPL title this time under her leadership. 

Ellyse Perry

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Ellyse Perry of Australia is one of the iconic sportswomen. Ellyse Perry is the only woman to play Football World Cup and Cricket World Cup. She made her debut for the Australian women's cricket team at the age of 16. Royal Challengers Bangalore signed Ellyse Perry for Rs. 1.70 crores. In WPL 2023 Ellyse Perry played 8 matches scored 253 runs and took 4 wickets with the ball. He also scored 2 half-centuries. Her highest score of 67 runs came against Delhi Capitals as she was unbeaten. 

Meg Lanning

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Since last November Meg Lanning has taken retirement from international cricket. Under Meg Lanning's captaincy, Australia has won 7 World Cups. She is one of the most successful Australian captains. She was named as captain for Delhi Capitals in WPL 2023. She played 9 matches and scored 345 runs with an average of 49.28. She was the highest run scorer in the WPL 2023. She also won the orange cap in the end. For WPL 2024 she is again ready to lead the team.

Jemimah Rodrigues

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In the first edition of the WPL auction Mumbai batter Jemimah Rodrigues was picked by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.2 crores. Jemimah Rodrigues played 9 matches and scored 126 runs with an average of 25.20. For India, she has played 80 T20I matches and scored 1704 runs with an average of 29.89. She has scored 10 half-centuries till now. As WPL 2024 gets started she will try to get more runs this season.

Harmanpreet Kaur

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Harmanpreet Kaur led India across all forms since her appointment as full-time captain in July 2022. Under her leadership, the Indian Women's Cricket team has reached new heights, and she also guided the Mumbai Indians to victory in the first season of the WPL. Harmanpreet led from the front in the last WPL season, scoring many runs for the Mumbai Indians. She scored 281 runs in ten matches, with a strike rate of 135.09. She had three fifty-plus scores during the event and was one of the most important batters in the lineup.

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