On Sunday, the BCCI announced the schedule and squads for the Women’s T20 Challenge 2020. BCCI has declared the schedule of the series to be played from November 4 to November 9, 2020.
The venues are not announced by the BCCI yet. All the matches will start at 7:30 PM IST. The schedule and squads are given below for all the 3 teams named, Supernovas, Velocity and Trailblazers.
The three sides naming Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity will be headed by Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj. The reigning champions Supernovas will take on Velocity in the opening game.
Women’s T20 Challenge 2020 Schedule
Match 1: Supernovas vs Velocity – November 4, 7:30 PM IST
Match 2: Velocity vs Trailblazers – November 5, 3:30 PM IST
Match 3: Trailblazers vs Supernovas – November 7, 7:30 PM IST
Final: November 9, 7:30 PM IST
The three squads will consist of 15 members, including four overseas players in each team. Supernovas will feature Chamari Athapaththu, Shashikala Siriwardene, Shakera Selman and Ayabonga Khaka as their foreign players.
Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates, Natalie Sciver, Stafanie Taylor, Amelia Kerr, Lea Tahuhu and Hayley Matthews are among those overseas players who aren’t part of the Women’s T20 Challenge this year.
It is mainly because the tournament is clashing with the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) in Australia which is scheduled to start from October 25 and run until November 29.
Women’s T20 Challenge 2020 Squads
Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Jemimah Rodrigues (vc), Chamari Athapaththu, 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, Salma Khatun, 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, Sune Luus, Jahanara Alam, M. Anagha.