After The Hundred Women’s Competition in England and the Women’s Big Bash League in Australia, India’s much-awaited women’s T20 league is all set to take the women’s game a notch higher.
A total of 22 matches, including the final on March 26 will be played during the course of the competition with Mumbai and Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra hosting all the games.
The five teams will be playing each other twice in the round-robin stage, making it 8 league games each for the franchises.
The team finishing at the top after the league stage will straightaway qualify for the final. The second and third placed teams in the table will then fight it out in the Eliminator for a spot in the final.
Most of the matches will be in the evening, starting at 7:30 pm IST. On the day of double-headers, the afternoon matches will start at 3:30 pm IST.
Here’s everything you need to know about the opening match of WPL between Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians.
What: Women’s Premier League, League Match 1
When: March 4 (Saturday)
Where: DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai
Time: 7:30 pm (IST)
Live broadcast on TV in India: Sports 18 network
Online live Streaming: JIO CINEMA app
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Gujarat Giants Squad: Ashleigh Gardner, Beth Mooney, Sophia Dunkley, Annabel Sutherland, Harleen Deol, Deandra Dottin, Sneh Rana, S Meghana, Georgia Wareham, Mansi Joshi, D Hemalatha, Tanuja Kanwer, Monica Patel, Sushma Verma, Hurley Gala, Ashwani Kumari, Parunika Sisodia, Shabnam Shakil
Mumbai Indians Squad: Harmanpreet Kaur, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Yastika Bhatia, Heather Graham, Isabelle Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Dhara Gujjar, Saika Ishaque, Hayley Matthews, Chloe Tryon, Humaira Kazi, Priyanka Bala, Sonam Yadav, Jintimani Kalita, Neelam Bisht