IPL 2020: Mithali Raj & Co. express delight as Sourav Ganguly confirms Women’s IPL in UAE

“We couldn’t have exposed any of our cricketers — be it male or female to health risk. It would have been dangerous,” Ganguly said. “The NCA also remained shut because of COVID-19. But we have a plan in place and we will have a camp for women, I can tell you that,” he added.

Women’s T20 Challenge v WBBL: Alyssa Healy, Suzie Bates upset with BCCI decision

— Suzie Bates (@SuzieWBates) August 2, 2020And then there’s a third domestic tournament: the Hundred. Although Covid-19 has pushed back the inaugural edition of the English 100-ball competition – both men’s and women’s – to 2021, Charlotte Edwards stressed that the health of the women’s game depended on all three domestic tournaments co-existing.

Mithali Raj And Co. Welcome BCCI President Sourav Ganguly’s Announcement on Women’s IPL in UAE

Indian cricketers including ODI captain Mithali Raj on Sunday welcomed BCCI President Sourav Ganguly’s announcement that the Women’s IPL will take place during the men’s league in the UAE. The India women’s cricket team has not participated in any form of competitive cricket since the T20 World Cup final against Australia since March. Mithali, who […]

Healy, Bates unhappy over proposed T20 Challenge in November

Jhulan Goswami, the Indian pacer, came out in support of the T20 Challenge. “I think as an Indian player and looking at the Indian women’s game, the BCCI doing this is hugely welcome. We need this for every woman who plays the game in India. These are tough times. And unless our board supports us […]

Mithali Raj and Co welcome Ganguly’s announcement on Women’s IPL

— Poonam Yadav (@poonam_yadav24) August 2, 2020 The men’s IPL will be held between September 19 and November 8 or 10 (final date yet to be locked in) in the UAE due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in India. The four-team women’s event will also be fit in to the schedule, according to the […]

‘What a Huge Shame’ – Australia Women Stars Criticise Clash of India’s T20 Challenge Schedule With WBBL

Indian cricket bosses on Sunday said the women’s T20 Challenge will take place in the United Arab Emirates, comprising three teams with four matches during the playoff week of the cash-rich and globally popular men’s Indian Premier League (IPL).

Full Fledged Women’s IPL Will Help Unearth New Talent, Feels Jemimah Rodrigues

“We came to know about Shafali Verma through the IPL, she did so well in the IPL. We knew she could do well in the domestic circuit but after that playing against international players and being that fearless person we can get many more talents rising up playing such matches,” she said.

Hopeful that exhibition games in UAE will lead to Women’s IPL in near future: Shantha Rangaswamy

“Those who were predicting doomsday for women’s cricket, I want to say to them BCCI is interested in promoting women’s cricket and I would like to thank Brijesh Patel (IPL Chairman), president (Sourav Ganguly) and secretary (Jay Shah) for making this possible in these tough times,” Shantha told PTI.

Hopeful of exhibition games in UAE leading to Women’s IPL in future: Shantha Rangaswamy

The Women’s T20 Challenge is clashing with the Big Bash League in Australia and star Australian player Alyssa Healy has questioned the timing of the event. “We are going through unprecedented times and the board has done the best it could in the current scenario,” Rangaswamy added.

Shantha Rangaswamy Hopes Exhibition Games in UAE Will Lead To Women’s IPL in Near Future

“Those who were predicting doomsday for women’s cricket, I want to say to them BCCI is interested in promoting women’s cricket and I would like to thank Brijesh Patel (IPL Chairman), president (Sourav Ganguly) and secretary (Jay Shah) for making this possible in these tough times,” Shantha told PTI.