Women’s T20 Challenge To Kick-off From May 23, BCCI Announces Squads
New Delhi: The squads for the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge were announced on Monday by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The Women’s T20 Challenge will take place from May 23 to May 28.
Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur and Deepti Sharma have been named captains of their respective sides Trailblazers, Supernovas and Velocity.
The opener will be played between Trailblazers and Supernovas, with all matches to be played at Pune’s MCA Stadium. There was no place for veterans Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami.
A total of 12 international players will feature in this edition, which includes cricketers from South Africa, West Indies, England and Australia.
Supernovas: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Taniya Bhatia (Vice Captain), Alana King, Ayush Soni, Chandu V, Deandra Dottin, Harleen Deol, Meghna Singh, Monica Patel, Muskan Malik, Pooja Vastrakar, Priya Punia, Rashi Kanojia, Sophie Ecclestone, Sune Luus, Mansi Joshi
Trailblazers: Smriti Mandhana (Captain), Poonam Yadav (Vice-captain), Arundhati Reddy, Hayley Matthews, Jemimah Rodrigues, Priyanka Priyadarshini, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, S. Meghana, Saiqa Ishaque, Salma Khatun, Sharmin Akter, Sophia Brown, Sujata Mallik, SB Pokharkar
Velocity: Deepti Sharma (Captain), Sneh Rana (Vice-Captain), Shafali Verma, Ayabonga Khakak, P Navgire, Kathryn Cross, Keerthi James, Laura Wolvaardt, Maya Sonawane, Natthakan Chantham, Radha Yadav, Aarti Kedar, Shivali Shinde, Simran Bahadur, Yastika Bhatia, Pranavi Chandra