Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

BCCI Confirms! Get reedy for Women T-20 team IPL

Indian women's cricket team celebrate with the trophy Indian women's cricket team celebrate with the trophy
Lucia Summers | 18 May, 2018, 01:25

The Board of Cricket Control in India today announced the squads for the two women's teams IPL Supernovas and IPL Trailblazers. The players include Suzie Bates and Sophie Devine from New Zealand, Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney, Megan Schutt, and Ellyse Perry from Australia, and Danielle Hazell and Danni Wyatt from England. Harmanpreet Kaur will lead IPL Supernovas whereas Smriti Mandana will be the captain for IPL Trailblazers. The one-of-its-kind match will feature 26 players including 10 worldwide stars from Australia, England and New Zealand. The BCCI had said that the women's game has seen a wave of popularity in the country following the national team's run to the final of the World Cup past year. While IPL Trailblazers has players like Alyssa Healy, Jhulan Goswami, Deepti Sharma Ekta Bisht and Poonam Yadav, the IPL Supernovas boasts of players like Mithali Raj, Meg Lanning, Ellyse Perry and Veda Krishnamurthy.

There will be a host of Indian and worldwide stars that will take the field for the Women's T20 Challenge match in Mumbai. "We see it build into a women's IPL tournament in a couple of years". "Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami, Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Veda Krishanmurthy among others rubbing shoulders with foreign stars will be a unique experience and something that we have not witnessed here in India".

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The match will commence from 14:30 (IST) ahead of IPL 11 Qualifier 1.

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