Jahanara, Salma set to take part in Women’s IPL
Published: 07:16 PM, 11 October 2020
Salma Khatun and Jahanara Alam
Jahanara Alam and Salma Khatun are set to take part in the Women’s T20 Challenge, considered as Women’s IPL, organized by the Indian cricket board.
The Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) confirmed that pacer Jahanara will play for Velocity while all-rounder Salma Khatun would be part of the Trailblazers team in Women’s IPL, through a press release on Sunday,
The third season of the Women’s IPL kicks off November 4 at the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The other team of the tournament is Supernovas. On the opening day, Supernovas will take on Velocity.
Considering India’s COVID-19 situation, the organizer decided to organize the tournament in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Men’s IPL is being held in the UAE also.
Salma will play in the tournament for the first time while Jahanara played last year as well.
The three-team tournament, which will be held on a single league basis, ends on November 9.
SUPERNOVAS: Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Jemimah Rodrigues, Chamari Athapaththu, Priya Punia, Anuja Patil, Radha Yadav, Taniya Bhatia (W/C), Shashikala Siriwardena, Poonam Yadav, Shakera Selman, Arundhati Reddy, Pooja Vastrakar, Ayushi Soni, Ayabonga Khaka and Muskan Malik
TRAILBLAZERS: Smriti Mandhana (C), Deepti Sharma, Punam Raut, Richa Ghosh, Hemalatha Dayalan, Nuzhat Parween (W/C), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Harleen Deol, Jhulan Goswami, Simran Dil Bahadur, Salma Khatun, Sophie Ecclestone, Nattakan Chantham, Deandra Dottin and Kashvee Gautam
VELOCITY: Mithali Raj (C), Veda Krishna Murthy, Shafali Verma, Sushma Verma (W/C), Ekta Bisht, Mansi Joshi, Shikha Pandey, Devika Vaidya, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Manali Dakshini, Leigh Kasperek, Danielle Wyatt, Sune Luus, Jahanara Alam and M. Anagha