BCCI confirms Women’s T20 Challenge during IPL

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed the 2019 Women’s T20 Challenge. The three-team women’s T20 competition will be played at Jaipur’s Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

Following the success of the 2018 women’s exhibition match played in Mumbai prior to 2018 IPL Qualifier 1, the BCCI is bringing the concept back at a larger scale.

The Women’s T20 will be made up of three teams playing four matches in Jaipur as standalone games during the 2019 VIVO IPL Playoff week. The teams will comprise current and future stars of Indian cricket playing alongside a selection of the world’s best players.

The combined strength of talent on display will showcase the quality of women’s cricket, the BCCI has stated.

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Fans are encouraged to show their support for the teams by attending the matches at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. All matches will be telecast live on Star Sports Network.

The participating teams have been names Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity. Harmanpreet Kaur, Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana have been named to lead the three sides.

The matches will be played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium between May 6 and 11.

Schedule: May 6 : Supernovas vs Trailblazers; May 8 : Trailblazers vs Velocity; May 9 : Supernovas vs Velocity. May 11 – Final.

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