Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s LIVE coverage of Women’s T20 Challenge 2020 as Supernovas take on Velocity in the first match at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah.
The umpires are out there in the middle and the Velocity team sprints off to the middle. Chamari Athapaththu will be opening the batting along with Priya Punia. Shikha Pandey with the new ball will start the proceedings.
Toss: Velocity wins toss and opts to bowl first against Supernovas.
Supernovas: Priya Punia, Chamari Athapaththu, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Shashikala Siriwardene, Taniya Bhatia(w), Pooja Vastrakar, Radha Yadav, Poonam Yadav, Shakera Selman, Ayabonga Khaka
Velocity: Shafali Verma, Danielle Wyatt, Mithali Raj(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma(w), Sune Luus, Manali Dakshini, Shikha Pandey, Ekta Bisht, Leigh Kasperek, Jahanara Alam
|DATE & DAY||MATCH||TIME (IST)||VENUE|
|November 5, Thursday||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|November 6, Friday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|November 8, Sunday||Qualifier 2 – Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifier 1||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|November 10, Tuesday||Final||7:30 PM||Dubai|
WATCH | Harmanpreet unsure of the Sharjah wicket’s advantages
All you need to know:
What: Supernovas vs Velocity, 1st Match
Date – 04/11/2020 | Wednesday
Match Start Time – 7:30 PM IST
TV Channel – Star Sports
Online platform – Disney+Hotstar
It has been a trying eight months for India’s women cricketers. They haven’t had a game all this while following the coronavirus outbreak.
As expected, they all would be raring to go as the Women’s T20 Challenge begins at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. In the opening match, Harmanpreet Kaur’s Supernovas takes on Mithali Raj’s Velocity.
Both the sides competed in last year’s final at Jaipur in front of a crowd of 15,000. It had an exciting finish, with Supernovas winning by five wickets, off the last ball.
Supernovas: Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), Jemimah Rodrigues, Chamari Athapaththu (SL), Priya Punia, Anuja Patil, Radha Yadav, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Shashikala Siriwardene (SL), Poonam Yadav, Shakera Selman (WI), Arundhati Reddy, Pooja Vastrakar, Ayushi Soni, Ayabonga Khaka (SA) and Muskan Malik.
Velocity: Mithali Raj (capt), Veda Krishnamurthy, Shafali Verma, Sushma Verma (wk), Ekta Bisht, Mansi Joshi, Shikha Pandey, Devika Vaidya, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Manali Dakshini, Leigh Kasperek (NZ), Danielle Wyatt (Eng), Sune Luus (SA), Jahanara Alam (Ban) and M. Anagha.