The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Thursday, May 17 the squads for the much-anticipated Women's T20 Challenge Match which will be held before Qualifier 1 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday, May 22.
The one-off match, which is being touted as a "small yet significant step towards a prospective league involving women's stars" will involve a total of 26 women's cricket stars, including 10 international cricketers from Australia, England and New Zealand.
Harmanpreet Kaur will lead a 13-member team, which has been named IPL Supernovas while Smriti Mandhana will lead the IPL Trailblazers.
Complete squads of Women's T20 Challenge Match Below
|S. No||IPL Trailblazers||IPL Supernovas|
|1||Alyssa Healy (wk)||Danielle Wyatt|
|2||Smriti Mandhana (Captain)||Mithali Raj|
|3||Suzie Bates||Meg Lanning|
|4||Deepti Sharma||Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain)|
|5||Beth Mooney||Sophie Devine|
|6||Jemimah Rodrigues||Ellyse Perry|
|7||Danielle Hazell||Veda Krishnamurthy|
|8||Shikha Pandey||Mona Meshram|
|9||Lea Tahuhu||Pooja Vastrakar|
|10||Jhulan Goswami||Megan Schutt|
|11||Ekta Bisht||Rajseshwari Gayakwad|
|12||Poonam Yadav||Anuja Patil|
|13||Dayalan Hemalatha||Taniya Bhatia (wk)|
|-||Coach: Tushar Arothe||Coach: Biju George|
More to follow...