BCCI Apex Council member and former India captain Shantha Rangaswamy on Monday stated the board’s determination to organise Ladies’s T20 Problem through the IPL exhibits that it stays dedicated to the sport. She hoped it might result in a full-fledged Ladies’s IPL in future.
The BCCI had acquired criticism for withdrawing the Indian girls’s staff from a tri-series in England in September at a time when it was gearing up for the IPL, scheduled from September 19 to November 10 within the UAE. India’s girls cricketers haven’t performed because the T20 World Cup ultimate in March.
“Those that have been predicting doomsday for girls’s cricket, I wish to say to them BCCI is fascinated with selling girls’s cricket and I want to thank Brijesh Patel (IPL Chairman), president (Sourav Ganguly) and secretary (Jay Shah) for making this potential in these robust instances,” Rangaswamy advised PTI.
Earlier than the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the BCCI had introduced that the Ladies’s T20 Problem may have 4 groups, another than final yr. “It was speculated to be a four-team occasion this yr however the venue change has made the duty a lot more durable. I’m blissful that it’s occurring and hopefully will result in franchise-based event just like the IPL within the close to future,” she stated.
The Ladies’s T20 Problem is clashing with the Large Bash League in Australia and star Australian participant Alyssa Healy has questioned the timing of the occasion. “We’re going by unprecedented instances and the board has executed one of the best it might within the present situation,” Rangaswamy added.