BCCI announces the itinerary for the playoffs and Women's T20 challenge
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the itinerary for the Dream11 IPL playoffs.
The Dubai International Stadium will host the Qualifier 1 on November 5 while the Eliminator and the Qualifier 2 will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on November 6 and 8 respectively. The final will be played on November 10 in Dubai. All the playoffs matches have been slated for a 7:30 PM (IST) start.
"The Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) Playoffs and Final will be played from 5th November to 10th November, 2020 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Qualifier 1 will be held in Dubai on 5th November followed by the Eliminator (6th November) and Qualifier 2 (8th November) in Abu Dhabi. The final will be held on 10th November in Dubai," The BCCI was quoted as saying in a press release.
The Board also announced the schedule for the Women's T20 Challenge. The tournament will be held between November 5-9 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, comprising three teams - Supernovas, Velocity and Trailblazers.
Supernovas: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Jemimah Rodrigues (Vice-captain), Chamari Athapaththu, Priya Punia, Anuja Patil, Radha Yadav, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Shashikala Siriwardene, Poonam Yadav, Shakera Selman, Arundhati Reddy, Pooja Vastrakar, Ayushi Soni, Ayabonga Khaka, Muskan Malik
Trailblazers: Smriti Mandhana (Captain), Deepti Sharma (Vice-captain), Punam Raut, Richa Ghosh, D. Hemalatha, Nuzhat Parween (WK), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Harleen Deol, Jhulan Goswami, Simaran Dil Bahadur, Salma Khatun, Sophie Ecclestone, Natthakan Chantham, Deandra Dottin, Kashvee Gautam
Velocity: Mithali Raj (Captain), Veda Krishnamurthy (Vice-captain), Shafali Verma, Sushma Verma (WK), Ekta Bisht, Meghna Singh, Shikha Pandey, Devika Vaidya, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Manali Dakshini, Leigh Kasperek, Danielle Wyatt, Sune Luus, Jahanara Alam, M. Anagha.