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Harmanpreet, Smriti, Mithali to lead teams in Women's T20 Challenge

India's best cricketers and future stars will be joined by international players from England, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in a four-match tri-series.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Harmanpreet Kaur, Mithali Raj
Harmanpreet Kaur (right) and Mithali Raj

Harmanpreet Kaur, Smrithi Mandhana and will lead the Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity teams respectively in the upcoming Women's T20 Challenge to be played between May 6 and 11 at the in Jaipur.

India's best cricketers and future stars will be joined by international players from England, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in a four-match tri-series.

All the teams consists of 13 players with four overseas cricketers each.

Some of the top international stars to feature in the series are England's Natalie Sciver (Supernovas), New Zealand's Sophie Devine (Supernovas), West Indies' Stafanie Taylor (Trailblazers), England's Sophie Ecclestone (Trailblazers), New Zealand's Suzie Bates (Trailblazers), England's Danielle Wyatt (Velocity) and New Zealand's (Velocity) among others.

While WV Raman will coach the Supernovas, Biju George and Mamta Maben have been named as the coaches of Trailblazers and Velocity teams respectively.

Teams:

Supernovas: (Captain), 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), (WK).

Trailblazers: (Captain), 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: (Captain), (New Zealand), Danielle Wyatt (England), Devika Vaidya, Ekta Bisht, (West Indies), Jahanara Alam (Bangladesh), Komal Zhanzad, Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sushma Verma (WK), Sushree Dibyadarshini, Veda Krishnamurthy.

First Published: Thu, April 25 2019. 22:15 IST