After the only-off exhibition suit final yr, the Women’s T20 Challenge is back with a bang this season with a new format. This time around, a complete of three groups, comprising of 13 players every, will combat it out in a tri-series and the first in shape can be between the Supernovas and the Trailblazers. While India’s T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur has been named the Supernovas skipper, Smriti Mandhana is at the helm for the Trailblazers.
The absence of Australian players might be felt this year way to the disagreement among BCCI and Cricket Australia. Though there are top cricketers from different countries gambling the series as well. Each group will play the opposite only once, every in shape will become crucial and these two teams will ought to hit the straps from the word pass.
The Supernovas outfit is boasted by using the presence of Jemimah Rodrigues, Kaur and Poonam Yadav. They possess some of the fine foreign gamers in Sophie Devine, Natalie Sciver and Chamari Athapaththu. These three gamers will certainly play at the same time as Lea Tahuhu is the fourth foreign places participant. For the Trailblazers, Mandhana will ought to take in the function of scoring short runs even as she could be assisted via Suzie Bates and Stefanie Taylor.
The 1st recreation of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2019 between Supernovas and Trailblazers may be hosted by using the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
The healthy starts offevolved at 07:30 PM neighborhood time (14:00 GMT).
The recreation can be stay on Star Sports in India. (Live streaming on Hotstar).
The climate is extraordinarily hot in Jaipur in the interim and the temperature will hover in the mid-30s during the healthy. There is not any rain at all inside the forecast whilst dew is also now not predicted to play a large part.
The rankings round a hundred and sixty had been regularly recorded in Jaipur for the duration of the Rajasthan Royals’ domestic campaign in IPL this season and a comparable kind of wicket is predicted for this game as nicely. The spinners ought to have a terrific time with the pitch being a piece at the slower facet.
Probable Playing XI:
Jemimah Rodrigues, Sophie Devine, Chamari Athapaththu, Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Natalie Sciver, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Anuja Patil, Lea Tahuhu, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Mansi Joshi/Arundhati Reddy.
Bench: Priya Punia, Mansi Joshi/Arundhati Reddy
Smriti Mandhana (C), Dayalan Hemalatha, Suzie Bates, Harleen Deol, Stefanie Taylor, Deepti Sharma, Ravi Kalpana (wk), Shakera Selman, Jhulan Goswami, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sopie Ecclestone.
Bench: Jasia Akhtar, Bharati Fulmali
(Will be brought whilst there’s an replace)
Stafanie Taylor within the remaining 10 months in Women’s T20s:
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options: Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine, Natalie Sciver, Stefanie Taylor.
Vice-Captain Options: Harmanpreet Kaur, Suzie Bates, Poonam Yadav.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Head to Head/ Small Leagues:
Wicket-Keeper – Taniya Bhatia
Batsmen – Harmanpreet Kaur, Jemimah Rodrigues, Smriti Mandhana (VC), Suzie Bates
All-Rounders – Natalie Sciver, Sophie Devine (C), Harleen Deol
Bowlers – Poonam Yadav, Sophie Ecclestone, Shakera Selman.
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Grand/ Mega Leagues:
Wicket-Keeper – Ravi Kalpana
Batsmen – Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Dayalan Hemalatha
All-Rounders – Natalie Sciver (C), Sophie Devine, Stefanie Taylor (VC)
Bowlers – Lea Tahuhu, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shakera Selman.
It is hard to have Chamari Athapaththu along with the likes of Sciver, Devine, Kaur and Taylor inside the crew. One of those gamers will should be omitted.
Make all-rounders captain and vice-captain as they are possibly to play maximum balls after which bowl four overs as well.
It is difficult to expect the winner but Supernovas appearance a robust outfit and they may take the early honours.