Harmanpreet, Mandhana and Mithali named skippers for upcoming Women's T20 Challenge in UAE
New Delhi | Jagran Sports Desk: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj as captains of Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity respectively for the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge which is scheduled from November 4 to November 9 in the UAE.
The four-match tournament, also known as the women's IPL, began in 2018 and features India's best players along with leading stars from England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh and New Zealand.
Supernovas have won both the previous titles though in 2018, the event featured just one match with Trailblazers being the other team. Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the Supernovas for the third successive year.
The BCCI announces squads for Women’s T20 Challenge.@ImHarmanpreet, @mandhana_smriti & @M_Raj03 to lead Supernovas, Trailblazers & Velocity respectively. The upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge will be played from 4th to 9th November in UAE.— BCCI (@BCCI) October 11, 2020
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Match 1 (November 4): Supernovas vs Velocity, 7.30pm IST
Match 2 (November 5): Velocity vs Trailblazers, 3.30pm IST
Match 3 (November 7): Trailblazers vs Supernovas, 7.30pm IST
Match 4 (November 9): FINAL, 7.30pm IST
Supernovas: Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), Jemimah Rodrigues (vice-capt), Chamari Atapattu, Priya Punia, Anuja Patil, Radha Yadav, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Shashikala Siriwardene, Poonam Yadav, Shakera Selman, Arundhati Reddy, Pooja Vastrakar, Ayushi Soni, Ayabonga Khaka, Muskan Malik.
Trailblazers: Smriti Mandhana (capt), Deepti Sharma (vice-capt), 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 (capt), Veda Krishnamurthy (vice-capt), Shafali Verma, Sushma Verma (wk), Ekta Bisht, Mansi Joshi, Shikha Pandey, Devika Vaidya, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Manali Dakshini, Leigh Kasperek, Danielle Wyatt, Suné Luus, Jahanara Alam, M. Anagha
(with IANS inputs)
Posted By: Rakesh Kumar Jha