West Indies women’s team Captain Hayley Matthews is one of only two regional players drafted to play in the Women’s Indian Premier League next month.

Former West Indies All-rounder Deandra Dottin is the other.
The first edition will feature five teams: Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Titans, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and UP Warriorz. from March 4 – 26.

The Mumbai Indians bought Matthews for 49 thousand dollars.

She believes the region could benefit from more players competing in leagues like these.

Hayley Matthews.