As the IPL cricketing action comes to its closing stages now, the hype about the Women’s T20 challenge is getting higher and higher. All the details of the league have now been unveiled along with teams that are joining and their squad details.
In this women’s t20 cricket tournament the best of Indian women cricketing talent will come together with players from South Africa, West Indies, Australia and England. As per BCCI, a total of 12 international women cricket players will be joining this year’s Indian women’s Twenty20 cricket franchise based tournament. This tournament was first played as a one-off match in 2018 before one of the games of the men’s IPL tournament. The warm response and success of the one-off match led to BCCI creating a full-fledged league style tournament which will promote the popularity of women’s cricket globally as well. This year the tournament will be held from 23rd May till 28th May and all the games are slated to be hosted in Pune stadium. For betting enthusiasts, this tournament can be a great scope to place some great bets as the experts have got all the odds in place for you!
In this year’s Indian Women’s Twenty20 Cricket League, there are 3 teams that are competing against each other. Previously there were only two teams who played a one-off match- namely- Supernovas and Trailblazers. This time around another team named Velocity will be joining the league to make the competition even more exciting.
Here is the squad of all the teams as they are announced –
Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Anuja Patil, Arundhati Reddy, Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka), Jemimah Rodrigues, Lea Tahuhu (New Zealand), Mansi Joshi, Priya Punia, Natalie Sciver (England), Poonam Yadav, Radha P Yadav, Sophie Devine (New Zealand), Taniya Bhatia (WK).
Smriti Mandhana (c), Bharti Fulmali, R Kalpana (WK), Dayalan Hemlatha, Jasia Akhtar, Deepti Sharma, Harleen Deol, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shakera Selman (West Indies), Sophie Ecclestone (England), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Suzie Bates (New Zealand).
Mithali Raj (c), Amelia Kerr (New Zealand), Danielle Wyatt (England), Devika Vaidya, Ekta Bisht, Hayley Matthews (West Indies), Jahanara Alam (Bangladesh), Sushma Verma (WK), Shafali Verma, Komal Zhanzad, Shikha Pandey, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushree Dibyadarshini
The Supernovas were the existing champions of the tournament last time around. The Harmanpreet led team smashed a victory in the one-off match and they will be defending their title rightfully this time around. With no Jhulan Goswami and Mithali Raj in the squad of any team this year, the competition will be a different experience to watch as which player can outperform the others. Harmanpreet can be the player with highest betting odds placed on her name as per betting experts. Her team has the experience and the right mix of foreign players who can take the team to victory.
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