After the great success of Indian Premier League, BCCI has announced the teams for Women’s T20 challenge. Indian Women cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur, Smrithi Mandhana and Mithali Raj will lead the Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity respectively in the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge to be played between May 6th and May 11th at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.
India’s best cricketers and future stars will be joined by international players from England, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in a four-match tri-series.
The 13-member squads of the three teams have been announced with each team featuring four overseas players. The overseas players featuring in the tournament are Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka), Jahanara Alam (Bangladesh), Natalie Sciver (England), Danielle Wyatt (England), Sophie Ecclestone (England), Hayley Matthews (West Indies), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Shakera Selman (West Indies), Amelia Kerr (New Zealand), Lea Tahuhu (New Zealand), Sophie Devine (New Zealand), Suzie Bates (New Zealand).
The full squads for the Women’s T20 Challenge are as follows:
|Harmanpreet Kaur (c)||Smriti Mandhana (c)||Mithali Raj (c)|
|Anuja Patil||Bharti Fulmali||Amelia Kerr (New Zealand)|
|Arundhati Reddy||Dayalan Hemalatha||Danielle Wyatt (England)|
|Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka)||Deepti Sharma||Devika Vaidya|
|Jemimah Rodrigues||Harleen Deol||Ekta Bisht|
|Lea Tahuhu (New Zealand)||Jasia Akhtar||Hayley Matthews (West Indies)|
|Mansi Joshi||Jhulan Goswami||Jahanara Alam (Bangladesh)|
|Natalie Sciver (England)||R. Kalpana (wk)||Komal Zhanzad|
|Poonam Yadav||Rajeshwari Gayakwad||Shafali Verma|
|Priya Punia||Shakera Selman (West Indies)||Shikha Pandey|
|Radha P Yadav||Sophie Ecclestone (England)||Sushma Verma (wk)|
|Sophie Devine (New Zealand)||Stafanie Taylor (West Indies)||Sushree Dibyadarshini|
|Taniya Bhatia (wk)||Suzie Bates (New Zealand)||Veda Krishnamurthy|
|Coach – WV Raman||Coach -Biju George||Coach – Mamta Maben|