The Women’s T20 challenge match squads for the IPL qualifier curtain-raiser to be played at the Wankhede Stadium was announced by the BCCI on Thursday.
A total of 10 international stars from Australia, England and New Zealand will be among the 26 players at the contest. The match will be played ahead of the first IPL 2018 Qualifier to be held on 22 May. Australia’s captain Meg Lanning has recovered from her injury and will be a part of Harmanpreet Kaur-led IPL Supernovas.
The Proteas Women are currently playing a series against Bangladesh and despite having four bowlers in the top 10 of the ICC bowlers rankings, have no players in either squads.
IPL Trailblazers: 1) Alyssa Healy (wk), 2) Smriti Mandhana (c), 3) Suzie Bates, 4) Deepti Sharma, 5) Beth Mooney, 6) Jemimah Rodrigues, 7) Danielle Hazell, 8) Shikha Pandey, 9) Lea Tahuhu, 10) Jhulan Goswami, 11) Ekta Bisht, 12) Poonam Yadav, 13) Dayalan Hemalatha
IPL Supernovas: 1) Danielle Wyatt, 2) Mithali Raj, 3) Meg Lanning, 4) Harmanpreet Kaur (c), 5) Sophie Devine, 6) Ellyse Perry, 7) Veda Krishnamurthy, 8) Mona Meshram, 9) Pooja Vastrakar, 10) Megan Schutt, 11) Rajseshwari Gayakwad, 12) Anuja Patil, 13) Taniya Bhatia (wk)
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