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BCCI announce squads for Women’s T20 Challenge

WOMEN’S T20 CHALLENGE

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Mandhana and Harmanpreet will lead IPL Trailblazers and IPL Supernovas respectively in the upcoming Women's T20 Challenge Match.

Mandhana and Harmanpreet will lead IPL Trailblazers and IPL Supernovas respectively within the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge Match. © Getty

Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur will lead IPL Trailblazers and IPL Supernovas respectively within the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge Match to be performed forward of IPL 2018 Qualifier 1 on May 22 on the Wankhede Stadium.

The one-off fit will function 26 avid gamers, together with 10 global cricketers from Australia, England and New Zealand.

Alyssa Healy, Australia’s wicketkeeper-batter, Beth Mooney, Australia’s opener, Suzie Bates, the veteran New Zealand all-rounder, are one of the vital global stars within the Trailblazers’ set-up.

It additionally accommodates Indian cricketers of the calibre of Mandhana, the southpaw opener and captain of the facet, Deepti Sharma, the spinning all-rounder, Jhulan Goswami, the India tempo spearhead and the younger prodigy, Jemimah Rodrigues.

On the opposite hand, the Kaur-led facet will likely be made up of Ellyse Perry, the seam-bowling all-rounder, Sophie Devine, the hard-hitting all-rounder, Raj, the mainstay of India’s batting line-up, Meg Lanning, Australia’s captain and her nationwide teammate, Megan Schutt. It is known that the fit will apply IPL-style regulations.

This construction comes within the backdrop of BCCI and CoA mulling a possible T20 league for Women cricketers in India. Present and previous Indian cricketers, together with Raj have spoken out, asking for a event alongside the strains of IPL.

“This is being staged as a well-deserved exhibition to showcase the tremendous depth and capability that women’s cricket in India has achieved. We see it build into a women’s IPL tournament in a couple of years.” CoA leader Vinod Rai was once quoted as pronouncing by means of The Indian Express on May 12 (Saturday).

IPL Trailblazers: Alyssa Healy (wk), Smriti Mandhana (c), Suzie Bates, Deepti Sharma, Beth Mooney, Jemimah Rodrigues, Danielle Hazell, Shikha Pandey, Lea Tahuhu, Jhulan Goswami, Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav, Dayalan Hemalatha

IPL Supernovas: Danielle Wyatt, Mithali Raj, Meg Lanning, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry, Veda Krishnamurthy, Mona Meshram, Pooja Vastrakar, Megan Schutt, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Anuja Patil, Taniya Bhatia (wk)

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