Bhubaneswar: Odisha girl Sushree Divyadarshani Pradhan has been selected for the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge scheduled from May 6 in Jaipur.
Sushree is the lone woman cricketer from the State to find place in one of the three teams ‘Velocity’ led by Mithali Raj to contest four matches.
Recently, she had led the India Green for the U-23 Women’s One-Day Challenger Trophy, held from April 20 to 24, 2019, in Ranchi.
Indian women cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj will captain the three sides in the Women’s T20 Challenge, the BCCI said.
Twelve overseas players from five different countries will take part, split evenly between the three teams.
The matches are scheduled to begin from May 6 till May 11 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
Here’s the list of three squads:
Supernovas squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Anuja Patil, Arundhati Reddy, Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka), Jemimah Rodrigues, Lea Tahuhu (New Zealand), Mansi Joshi, Natalie Sciver (England), Poonam Yadav, Priya Punia, Radha P Yadav, Sophie Devine (New Zealand), Taniya Bhatia (WK).
Trailblazers squad: Smriti Mandhana (c), Bharti Fulmali, Dayalan Hemlatha, Deepti Sharma, Harleen Deol, Jasia Akhtar, Jhulan Goswami, R Kalpana (WK), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shakera Selman (West Indies), Sophie Ecclestone (England), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Suzie Bates (New Zealand).
Velocity squad: Mithali Raj (c), Amelia Kerr (New Zealand), Danielle Wyatt (England), Devika Vaidya, Ekta Bisht, Hayley Matthews (West Indies), Jahanara Alam (Bangladesh), Komal Zhanzad, Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sushma Verma (WK), Sushree Dibyadarshini, Veda Krishnamurthy