An expanded four-team Girls’s T20 Problem is within the works and might be performed on the sidelines of the lads’s IPL 2020 playoffs week in UAE from November 1-10, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirmed to PTI on Sunday (August 2). The match, identical to the IPL, will want Authorities of India clearances.
“I can verify to you that the ladies’s IPL could be very a lot on and we do have a plan in place for the nationwide crew additionally,” Ganguly was quoted as saying by the Press Belief of India.
A collection in South Africa earlier than and in West Indies after the WT20 Problem are additionally being deliberate as build-up assignments earlier than the 2021 World Cup in New Zealand.
The affirmation comes as the primary signal of resumption of top-flight cricket for the . BCCI not too long ago drew appreciable flak for pulling its girls’s crew out of the proposed tri-series in England on account of ‘logistical causes’.
The T20 problem, ought to it go forward within the aforementioned window, considerably minimises the possibilities of Indian illustration on this yr’s , slated to start on October 17 and conclude on November 29.
A probable coaching camp after months of break, adopted by the 2 worldwide collection and a league of their very own sandwiched in between, when confirmed, will imply the 4 Indian candidates – Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues & Shafali Verma – on the WBBL golf equipment’ radar might have to show down the provides. Equally, different cricketers contracted to sides within the WBBL might find yourself lacking the T20 Problem due to the logistical difficulties of shuttling to and again from the UAE.
It is vitally probably although that the highest Australian cricketers might as soon as once more not play within the T20 Problem for a second yr operating. Final yr, Cricket Australia is known to haven’t allowed its contracted girls’s gamers to take part owing to a males’s bilateral collection dispute with the BCCI.
Final yr, T20I captain and vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana together with the ODI skipper Mithali Raj led the three sides within the second version of the match, performed in Jaipur. The match is constructing on the average success garnered by a one-off recreation in 2018, earlier than the board takes concrete steps in direction of launching a full-fledged Girls’s IPL.