The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced the squad for the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge. Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma were named captains of Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity respectively. The three teams will compete in the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge at the MCA Stadium in Pune from May 23 to 28.
“The best of Indian women’s cricket will be combined with some of the leading stars from South Africa, England, West Indies and Australia. A total of 12 international players will compete in this year’s Women’s T20 Challenge,” said the official press release.
The All India Women’s Selection Committee selected the three teams of 16 members each.
The opening game of the Women’s T20 Challenge will be between the Trail Blazers and Supernovas on May 23.
On May 24, Supernova will face off against Velocity. On May 26, Velocity will face the Blazers.
The finals will be held on May 28.
Supernova: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Taniya Bhatia, Alana King, Ayushi Soni, Chandu V, Deandra Dottin, Harleen Deol, Meghna Singh, Monica Patel, Muskan Malik, Pooja Vastrakar, Priya Punia, Rashi Kanojia, Sophie Ecclestone, Sune Luus, Mansi Josh
pioneer: Smriti Mandhana (c), Poonam Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, Hayley Matthews, Jemimah Rodrigues, Priyanka Priyadarshini, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, S Meghana, Saiqa Ishaque, Salma Khatun, Sharmin Akhter, Sophia Brown, Sujata Mallik, SB boca kal.
speed: Deepti Sharma (c), Sneh Rana, Shafali Verma, Ayabonga Khaka, KP Navgire, Kathryn Cross, Keerthi James, Laura Wolvaardt, Maya Sonawane, Natthakan Chantam, Radha Yadav, Aarti Kedar, Shivali Shinde, Simran Bahadur, Yastika Bhatia, Pranavi Chandra
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