Complete Squads for Women’s U19 T20 Challenger Trophy 2022 Announced

The first-ever International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup is scheduled to take place early next year in South Africa from the 14th to the 29th of January. The tournament is set to see a total of 16 teams compete of which 12 gained direct qualifications and the other 4 have come through a qualification process.


Madhya Pradesh beat Karnataka to Win Women's Under-19 T20 Trophy 2022. PC: BCCI
Madhya Pradesh beat Karnataka to Win Women’s Under-19 T20 Trophy 2022. PC: BCCI


The 12 nations who’ve gained direct qualification are Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa (hosts), Sri Lanka, West Indies, Zimbabwe and the United States. The 4 nations who’ve joined the 12 are United Arab Emirates (UAE) from the 6-team Asia qualifier, Indonesia from the bilateral East Asia Pacific (EAP) qualifier, Scotland from the bilateral Europe qualifier and Rwanda from the 9-team contested, Africa qualifier.

The Broad of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to bring forward a strong 15 for the mega ICC event has organized a few domestic tournaments for the U-19 sides. The recently concluded, domestic, T20 Trophy was one such and now follows a 4-team domestic T20 Challenger Trophy that gets underway on the 1st of November and will its Final played on the 7th of November in Goa.

Squads For The Women’s U19 T20 Challenger Trophy :

India U19 A – Soumya Tiwari (C), Ishwari Savkar, Hrishita Basu, Sanika Chalke, Kanishka Thakur, Sonia Mendhiya, Parshavi Chopra, Sonam Yadav, Falak Naz, Khushbu Kumari, Shabnam, Yashasvi Kata, Naini Rajput

India U19 B – Shweta Sehrawat (C), Titas Sadhu, Y Hema Roshini, Varnika Singh, Rama Kushwah, Raghvi Bist, Nirmiti Rane, Sharvi Save, Mannat Kashyap, Yashasri, Garima Singh, Mithila Vinod, Nandini Kashyap

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India U19 C – Niki Prasad (C), Chandasi K, Priyadarshini, G Trisha, Sasthi Mondal, Bristi Maji, Archana Devi, N R Shree Charani, Jintimani Kalita, Bidisha Dey, Kranthi Reddy N, Amruta Saran, Soumya Verma

India U19 D – Najla CMC (C), Anaya Garg, Aishwarya Singh, Roshini Kiran, Shikha, Yashita Singh, Pooja Raj, Ishitha Koduri, Parunika Sisodia, Vasuvi Fishta, Hurley Gala, Krishna D Patel, Mahek Pokar

Schedule for Women’s U19 T20 Challenger Trophy 2022:

India B vs India D 11:00 AM
Goa Cricket Association Academy, Porvorim
India A vs India C 4:30 PM
India C vs India D 11:00 AM
Goa Cricket Association Academy, Porvorim
India A vs India B 4:30 PM
India B vs India C 11:00 AM
Goa Cricket Association Academy, Porvorim
India A vs India D 4:30 PM
TBD 4:30 PM
Goa Cricket Association Academy, Porvorim
TBD 4:30 PM

It’s an action-packed schedule for the U-19 players as a bunch of them are then scheduled to play a U-19 Quadrangular series featuring India A, India B, West Indies and Sri Lanka which is followed by a bilateral 5-match T20 series against New Zealand U-19 side.

The 16 teams constituting 11 full ICC members and 5 associate teams have been split into four groups. The top three teams from each group will advance to the Super Six League stage, where teams from Group A will play against Group D and Group B will compete against Group C.

India placed in group D are scheduled to play South Africa, Scotland and the United Arab Emirates in the inaugural edition of the ICC Women’s U-19 T20 World Cup tournament.

The inaugural edition of the historic U19 Women’s T20 World Cup that’ll take place in Benoni and Potchefstroom in South Africa early next year now sees its scheduled revealed by the ICC which sees 41 matches on the schedule that’ll be played across 15 days.

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