Women’s T20 League 2023 is just around the corner and is set to start on Saturday, the 4th of March with the first match between Gujarat Women and Mumbai Women. Prior to that, the Indian Cricket Board and Women’s T20 League announced the ticket sale opening for the first-ever edition of this historic franchise T20 league for women’s cricket.
Meanwhile, in one of the biggest decisions, the Indian Cricket Board has decided to make entry free for the women’s audience in the matches of the Women’s T20 League. The tournament will consist of 22 matches throughout the season including tickets at very low prices for the men spectators.
A star ⭐ studded line-up
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Apart from that, the five participating teams are all ready to go ahead with their full-fledged squads after the auction for the first edition. Four out of these five teams have also announced their captains for the season. Star Australian players, Ashleigh Gardner, and Alyssa Healy will be leading the teams of Gujarat Women and UP Women respectively. Apart from that the Indian star, Harmanpreet Kaur will be the skipper of Mumbai Women alongside Bangalore’s captain Smriti Mandhana.
Here’s a look at the squads of the teams in the Women’s T20 League 2023:
Meg Lanning, Alice Capsey, Shikha Pandey, Jess Jonassen, Laura Harris, Radha Yadav, Minnu Mani, Taniya Bhatia, Poonam Yadav, Sneha Deepthi, Arundhati Reddy, Titas Sadhu, Jasia Akhter, Tara Norris, Aparna Mondal, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Marizanne Kapp.
Ash Gardner, Sneh Rana, Beth Mooney, Georgia Wareham, Annabel Sutherland, Sophia Dunkley, Deandra Dottin, Hurley Gala, Sushma Verma, Tanuja Kanwar, Harleen Deol, Ashwani Kumari, S Meghana, Mansi Joshi, D Hemalatha, Monica Patel, Parunika Sisodia, Shabnam Shakil.
Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Amanjot Kaur, Hayley Matthews, Heather Graham, Issy Wong, Chloe Tryon, Priyanka Bala, Dhara Gujjar, Saika Ishaque, Humairaa Kaazi, Sonam Yadav, Jintimani Kalita, Neelam Bisht, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Pooja Vastrakar, Yastika Bhatia, Amelia Kerr.
Bangalore: Smriti Mandhana (c), Sophie Devine, Heather Knight, Megan Schutt, Kanika Ahuja, Erin Burns, Dane van Niekerk, Preeti Bose, Komal Zanzad, Disha Kasat, Indrani Roy, Shreyanka Patil, Asha Shobana, Poonam Khemnar, Sahana Pawar, Richa Ghosh, Ellyse Perry, Renuka Singh.
Up: Alyssa Healy (c), Deepti Sharma (vc), Grace Harris, Anjali Sarvani, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shweta Sehrawat, Kiran Navgire, Lauren Bell, Parshavi Chopra, S Yashasri, Laxmi Yadav, Simran Shaikh, Sophie Ecclestone, Tahlia McGrath, Devika Vaidya, Shabnim Ismail.