Board of Cricket Council in India have announced the squad and schedule for the upcoming Women T20 Challenge tournament.
The 4-match exhibition tournament will begin on 4th November and will go on till 9th November with all the three teams playing two matches each. The top two teams in the table will qualify for the final which will be played on 9th.
As expected, Kaur, Mandhana, Raj will captain the teams. While a few of the marquee players could not play here due to WBBL, there are some prominent names here, including World Number one T20I bowler Sophie Ecclestone.
Here is the squad-
Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Jemimah Rodrigues (VC), 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
Smriti Mandhana (C), Deepti Sharma (VC), Punam Raut, Richa Ghosh, D. Hemalatha, Nuzhat Parween (WK), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Harleen Deol, Jhulan Goswami, Simaran Dil Bahadur, Sophie Ecclestone, Natthakan Chantham, Deandra Dottin, Kashvee Gautam
Mithali Raj (C), Veda Krishnamurthy (VC), 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
Match 1: 4th November- Supernovas vs Velocity (7 30 PM IST)
Match 2: 5th November- Velocity vs Trailblazers (3:30 PM IST)
Match 3: 7th November- Trailblazers vs Supernovas (7: 30 PM IST)
Match 4: 9th November- Final