The inaugural Hundred league in England will witness 5 of the highest Indian ladies cricketers taking part for all totally different groups. ‘The Hundred’ confirmed in a press release on Thursday that Team India opening duo of Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, T20I skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, all-rounder Deepti Sharma and batter Jemimah Rodrigues make the 5 gamers participating within the league.
India’s T20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur will be part of the Manchester Originals, who will likely be enjoying within the opening encounter on July 21 on the Oval. Jemimah Rodrigues will play for the Northern Superchargers. While the opener Smriti Mandhana will be part of the Southern Brave, the all-rounder Deepti Sharma will play alongside the England nationwide aspect skipper Heather Knight for the London Spirit. The No 1 T20I batter Shafali Verma additionally joined her teammates within the league as a late substitute for New Zealand star participant Sophie Devine for Birmingham Phoenix.
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Sharing her pleasure Harmanpreet mentioned, “It’s very thrilling that I’m going to get to play within the first ever sport of The Hundred.
“It will likely be particular to make historical past, particularly with a ladies’s match at such an enormous floor. We’ve performed in entrance of some massive crowds in India and it’s all the time an amazing expertise for the gamers,” she added.
On the opposite hand, “Beth Barrett-Wild, Head of The Hundred Women’s competitors mentioned, “It’s so good to lastly be capable to verify the involvement of a few of the superstars from the India group. They’re a massively thrilling group of gamers they usually’ll deliver so much to the competitors.
“I can’t look forward to July 21, I can’t look forward to the entire competitors, and I can’t look forward to followers to see these world-class gamers doing what they do greatest.”