Odisha all-rounder Sushree Dibyadarshini has been selected to play in the IPL Velocity team under the captaincy of Mithali Raj in this year’s BCCI Women’s T20 Challenge to be held at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur from May 6 to 11.
Harmanpreet Kaur and Smrithi Mandhana will be leading the Supernovas and Trailblazers teams in the upcoming four-match tri-series in which cricketers from India, England, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will participate.
All the teams comprise 13 players with four overseas cricketers each.
Velocity: Mithali Raj (Captain), Amelia Kerr (New Zealand), Danielle Wyatt (England), Devika Vaidya, Ekta Bisht, Hayley Matthews (West Indies), Jahanara Alam (Bangladesh), Komal Zhanzad, Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sushma Verma (WK), Sushree Dibyadarshini, Veda Krishnamurthy.
Supernovas: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Anuja Patil, Arundhati Reddy, Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka), Jemimah Rodrigues, Lea Tahuhu (New Zealand), Mansi Joshi, Natalie Sciver (England), Poonam Yadav, Priya Punia, Radha P Yadav, Sophie Devine (New Zealand), Taniya Bhatia (WK).
Trailblazers: Smriti Mandhana (Captain), Bharti Fulmali, Dayalan Hemlatha, Deepti Sharma, Harleen Deol, Jasia Akhtar, Jhulan Goswami, R Kalpana (WK), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shakera Selman (West Indies), Sophie Ecclestone (England), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Suzie Bates (New Zealand).