The BCCI has granted No Objection Certificates (NOCs) to 4 Indian ladies cricketers, together with T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur, to play in the inaugural ‘Hundred’ match in the UK beginning on July 21.
Opener Smriti Mandhana and all-rounder Deepti Sharma are among the many 4 certain for the 100-ball match. The title of the fourth participant just isn’t but recognized.
“Harmanpreet, Mandhana, Deepti and another player have got the clearance as the BCCI has granted the NOC for them,” a BCCI supply instructed PTI on situations of anonymity.
It is learnt that these 4 Indian players will lengthen their keep in the UK following the completion of India’s multi-format tour of England in June-July.
The tour begins with a one-off Test at Bristol on June 16 and concludes with the third and closing T20I on July 15.
A three-match ODI collection is slotted in between.
The Indian workforce for the tour is but to be introduced whereas a brand new head coach is predicted to be named quickly by the BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee.
The chosen players will report on May 27, although it isn’t recognized how they are going to journey to the UK as flights from India have been suspended by the British authorities in the wake of unprecedented spike in COVID-19 instances.
“The players will be asked to report on May 27 for the tour,” the supply mentioned.
Harmanpreet, Mandhana, Sharma and Jemimah Rodrigues took half in the now-defunct Kia Super League (KSL) in 2019, the ECB’s home T20 match that made method for the Women’s Hundred.
The Hundred, which was postponed final 12 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will kick off with the ladies’s match between the Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals in London earlier than their respective males’s sides meet the next day.
With no participant draft for the ladies, groups are chosen by their respective head coaches.