New Delhi, August 2
Indian cricketers together with ODI captain Mithali Raj on Sunday welcomed BCCI president Sourav Ganguly’s announcement that the Women’s IPL will happen in the course of the males’s league within the UAE.
The workforce has not performed for the reason that T20 World Cup last since March. Mithali, who solely performs ODIs, final performed in November.
With the tour of England cancelled, it appeared the ladies gained’t get a lot recreation time earlier than the ODI World Cup in February-March.
However, Ganguly’s announcement has eased some considerations.
“This is excellent news. Our ODI World Cup campaign to finally kick start . A big thank you to @SGanguly99 @BCCI @JayShah and thank you @BoriaMajumdar for your support to women’s cricket,” Mithali tweeted.
Senior spinner Poonam Yadav wrote: “Good news! Thank you @SGanguly99 and the BCCI.”
The BCCI had obtained some criticism for cancelling the ladies workforce’s tour of England at a time when the IPL preparations are on full swing.
The males’s IPL can be held between September 19 and November eight or 10 (last date but to be locked in) within the UAE as a result of surge in COVID-19 circumstances in India. The four-team ladies’s occasion may even be slot in to the schedule, in accordance with the BCCI chief.
“I can confirm to you that the women’s IPL is very much on and we do have a plan in place for the national team also,” Ganguly instructed PTI forward of the IPL Governing Council assembly on Sunday. PTI