The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recently announced the teams for upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge which is scheduled to be played from May 6 till May 11 at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. Brilliant female cricketers of India including Harmanpreet Kaur, Smrithi Mandhana and the skipper of Indian Women’s Cricket team Mithali Raj are all set to the lead the teams in the stargazing tournament.
Moreover, a total 13 players will be featured in each squad along with four overseas cricketers. The round robin matches in the grand cricket tournament for women will be commenced from May 6 till May 9 and the carnival will be ended on May 11 with an exciting final match between top two teams.
The star Indian cricketers will get a chance to perform in this biggest cricket tournament with international players who will fly down to Indian from New Zealand, England, West Indies and Sri Lanka.
Here is the complete list of the squads playing for T20 Women’s Challenge:
Supernovas squad for T20 Challenge: Harmanpreet Kaur (Skipper), Taniya Bhatia (Wicket-Keeper), Anuja Patil, Arundhati Reddy, Chamari Athapaththu, Jemimah Rodrigues, Lea Tahuhu, Mansi Joshi, Natalie Sciver, Poonam Yadav, Priya Punia, Radha P Yadav and Sophie Devine
Overseas players in Supernovas Natalie Sciver (England), Sophie Devine (New Zealand), Lea Tahuhu (New Zealand) and Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka)
Trailblazers squad for T20 Challenge: Smriti Mandhana (Skipper), R Kalpana (Wicket-Keeper), Bharti Fulmali, Dayalan Hemlatha, Deepti Sharma, Harleen Deol, Jasia Akhtar, Jhulan Goswami, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shakera Selman, Sophie Ecclestone, Stafanie Taylor and Suzie Bates
Overseas players in Trailblazers: Shakera Selman (West Indies), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Suzie Bates (New Zealand) and Sophie Ecclestone (England)
Velocity squad for T20 Challenge: Mithali Raj (Captain), Sushma Verma (Wicket-Keeper), Amelia Kerr, Danielle Wyatt, Devika Vaidya, Ekta Bisht, Hayley Matthews, Jahanara Alam, Komal Zhanzad, Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sushree Dibyadarshini and Veda Krishnamurthy.
Overseas players in Velocity: Amelia Kerr (New Zealand), Hayley Matthews (West Indies), Jahanara Alam (Bangladesh) and Danielle Wyatt (England)