The fourth edition of the Senior Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy 2022 is all set to begin on November 20 at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur. Four teams – India A, India B, India C and India D will be featured in the 20-over tournament. India A will take on India C Women in the campaign opener as well. The final will be played on the 26th of November 2022 as well.
However, each team will play against each team once in a round-robin format where the top two teams will play the final, slated to take place on November 26, 2022, as well. Notably, each team has 14 players whereas the veterans like Poonam Yadav, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar and Sneh Rana will lead India A, India B, India C and India D, respectively as well.
Meanwhile, Team India captain Harmanpreet Kaur, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana and spin sensation Radha Yadav have been rested for the Women’s Senior T20 Challenger Trophy 2022. However, the first edition of the competition took place in 2009-10, where three teams, India Blue, India Green and India Red took part and India Green beat India Blue by 25 runs in the final to win the inaugural title. However, the tournament returned after eight years in 2018-19 with the same teams and India Blue emerged victorious, beating India Red by four runs as well.
And, the last edition took place before the COVID-19 outbreak in India, which saw India C win the final after defeating India B by eight wickets. While opener Shafali Verma topped the batting charts with 189 runs, seasoned campaigner Rajeshwari Gayakwad topped the wicket-takers chart with eight wickets as well.
Senior Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy: Squads
India A – Poonam Yadav (C), Muskan Malik, Harleen Deol, Sajana S, Amanjot Kaur, Disha Kasat, Shreyanka Patil, Saika Ishaque, Meghna Singh, K Anjali Sarvani, Sahana Pawar, Nuzhat Parween (WK), Shivali Shinde (WK), S Anusha
India B – Deepti Sharma (C), Shafali Verma (VC), Dhara Gujjar, Yuvashri, Arundhati Reddy, Nishu Chaudhary, Humaira Kazi, Devika Vaidya, Sonal Kalal, Monica Patel, Suman Meena, Simran Dil Bahadur, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Laxmi Yadav (WK)
India C – Pooja Vastrakar (C), S Meghana (VC), Priya Punia, Simran Shaikh, Tarannun Pathan, Kiran Navgire, Anjali Singh, Rashi Kanojia, Saranya Gadwal, Keerthy James, Komal Zanzad, Ajima Sangma, Richa Ghosh (WK), Madiwala Mamatha (WK)
India D – Sneh Rana (C), Jemimah Rodrigues (VC), Jasia Akhter, Ashwani Kumari, Dayalan Hemalatha, Kanika Ahuja, Yastika Bhatia, Priyanka Priyadarshini, Shikha Pandey, Shraddha Pokharkar, Renuka Singh Thakur, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Aparna Mondal (WK), Sushma Verma (WK)
Senior Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy: Fixture
|India A vs India C||11:00 AM|
|India B vs India D||4:30 PM|
|India A vs India B||11:00 AM|
|India C vs India D||4:30 PM|
|India A vs India D||11:00 AM|
|India B vs India C||4:30 PM|
|26-11-2022||TBD vs TBD (Final)||4:30 PM|
Senior Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy: When And Where To Watch, Live Streaming Details
The tournament will be streamed live on the FanCode app and website as per the news.