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BCCI announces squads and schedule for Women’s T20 Challenge

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The venue is but to be finalised.

Trailblazers. (Photo: IANS)
Trailblazers. (Photograph: IANS). (Photograph: IANS)

Ladies’s T20 Problem, as reported earlier, is about to be performed from November Four to November 9 alongside the continued Indian Premier League (IPL). The BCCI, on Sunday, introduced the schedule the squads for the match with three groups, Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity, to combat it out for the glory. Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj will lead the three groups respectively like final 12 months.

A complete of 12 overseas gamers are set to play within the competitors. The 12 abroad are, Chamari Atapattu, Shashikala Siriwardene, Shakera Selman, Salma Khatun, Leigh Kasperek, Sophie Ecclestone, Danielle Wyatt, Natthakan Chanham, Sune Luus, Ayabonga Khaka, Deandra Dottin and Jahanara Alam. Chantham will turn out to be the primary participant from Thailand to function within the match after scoring nation’s first half-century within the World Cup earlier this 12 months.

These gamers have been equally divided into three groups fulfilling the restrict of 4 foreigners within the facet. Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma and Veda Krishnamurthy have been the vice-captains of Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity groups respectively.

Final 12 months’s finalists to play the opening sport

So far as the schedule is anxious, final 12 months’s finalists, Velocity and Supernovas, will lock horns in opposition to one another within the opening sport of the Ladies’s T20 Problem. Supernovas, led by Kaur, had gained the match and they are going to be seeking to defend their title this 12 months. Velocity may have a fast turnaround as they’ll face the Smriti Mandhana-led Trailblazers on the very subsequent sport whereas the final league sport will happen on November 7.

The ultimate of the Ladies’s T20 Problem can be performed on November 9, a day previous to the IPL last. Nonetheless, the BCCI hasn’t revealed the venue for the match. It was earlier reported that every one the matches are more likely to be performed in Sharjah whereas the groups will attain UAE on October 21 and observe the six-day quarantine rule with the gamers to be examined on first, third and fifth days respectively.

Listed below are the squads:

Supernovas: Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Jemimah Rodrigues (VC), Chamari Atapattu, Priya Punia, Anuja Patil, Radha Yadav, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Shashikala Siriwardene, Poonam Yadav, Shakera Selman, Arundhati Reddy, Pooja Vastrakar, Ayush Soni, Ayabonga Khaka, Muskan Malik.

Traulblazers: Smriti Mandhana (C), Deepti Sharma (VC), Punam Raut, Richa Ghosh, D Hemalatha, Nuzhat Parween (WK), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Harleen Deol, Jhulan Goswami, Simaran Dil Bahadur, Salma Khatun, Sophie Ecclestone, Natthakan Chantham, Deandra Dottin, Kashvee Gautam.

Velocity: Mithali Raj (C), Veda Krishnamurthy (VC), Shafali Verma, Sushma Verma (WK), Ekta Bisht, Mansi Joshi, Shikha Pandey, Devika Vaidya, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Manali Dakshini, Leigh Kasperek, Danielle Wyatt, Sune Luus, Jahanara Alam, M Anagha

Schedule

Match No. Date Match Time (IST)
Match 1 November 4 Supernovas vs Velocity 7:30 PM
Match 2 November 5 Velocity vs Trailblazers 3:30 PM
Match 3 November 7 Trailblazers vs Supernovas 7:30 PM
Match 4 November 9 Ultimate 7:30 PM

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