All you need to know about IndusInd Bank Women’s National T20 Cricket Tournament

After the scintillating success of the Indian National Blind Cricket Team (Men) last month during the T20 World Cup, which the team clinched for the third time, it is time for the Indian female blind cricketers to showcase their talent.

 

All you need to know about IndusInd Bank Women’s National T20 Cricket Tournament. PC: blind_cricket / Twitter
All you need to know about IndusInd Bank Women’s National T20 Cricket Tournament. PC: blind_cricket / Twitter

 

From January 9 to 13, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, in association with the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI), will organise the Women’s National T20 Cricket tournament. This tournament will offer the perfect platform for the cricketers to display their skills. The top performers in this competition will have a strong chance of making it to the India probables. Ultimately the Indian team will be selected to participate in the World Blind Games, Birmingham, 2023.

Indian women’s cricket team captain, Harmanpreet Kaur, is named as the brand ambassador for women’s blind cricket. While Karnataka are the defending champions, Odisha were the other finalists in the last edition of the competition.

Here are the other details of the tournament:

Format of the tournament

The tournament will be played in a league–knockout format.

Number of teams

16

Groups

Group 1: Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal

Group 2: Odisha, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Haryana

Group 3: Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chandigarh and Telangana

Group 4: Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam

Number of matches

A total of 24 league matches will be played, followed by two semi-finals and a final.

Venues

All the matches will be played across four venues in Bangalore: Altidore Sports Green Park, Sachin Tendulkar Turf Ground, Ramasagara, Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Chandrapur and Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Bannerghatta Road.

Schedule – IndusInd Bank Women’s National T20 Cricket Tournament

Match No. Date Time Match Venue
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January 9, 2023

9 AM Karnataka v West Bengal Altiore Sports Greenpark, Dommasandra
2 9 AM Odisha v Haryana Sachin Tendulkar Turf Ground Ramasagara
3 9 AM Andhra Pradesh v Maharashtra Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Chandapur
4 9 AM Delhi v Kerala Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Bannerghatta
5 1 PM Gujarat v Madhya Pradesh Altiore Sports Greenpark, Dommasandra
6 1 PM Jharkhand v Rajasthan Sachin Tendulkar Turf Ground Ramasagara
7 1 PM Chandigarh v Telangana Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Chandapur
8 1 PM Assam v Tamil Nadu Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Bannerghatta
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January 10, 2023

9 AM Gujarat v West Bengal Sachin Tendulkar Turf Ground Ramasagara
10 9 AM Odisha v Jharkhand Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Chandapur
11 9 AM Andhra Pradesh v Chandigarh Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Bannerghatta
12 9 AM Kerala v Tamil Nadu Altiore Sports Greenpark, Dommasandra
13 1 PM Karnataka v Madhya Pradesh Sachin Tendulkar Turf Ground Ramasagara
14 1 PM Rajasthan v Haryana Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Chandapur
15 1 PM Telangana v Maharashtra Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Bannerghatta
16 1 PM Delhi v Assam Altiore Sports Greenpark, Dommasandra
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January 11, 2023

9 AM Karnataka v Gujarat Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Chandapur
18 9 AM Jharkhand v Haryana Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Bannerghatta
19 9 AM Chandigarh v Maharashtra Altiore Sports Greenpark, Dommasandra
20 9 AM Delhi v Tamil Nadu Sachin Tendulkar Turf Ground Ramasagara
21 1 PM West Bengal v Madhya Pradesh Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Chandapur
22 1 PM Odisha v Rajasthan Cricbiz Cricket Academy, Bannerghatta
23 1 PM Andhra Pradesh v Telangana Altiore Sports Greenpark, Dommasandra
24 1 PM Kerala v Assam Sachin Tendulkar Turf Ground Ramasagara
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January 12, 2023

9 AM Topper of Group A v Topper of Group D Altiore Sports Greenpark, Dommasandra
26 1 PM Topper of Group B v Topper of Group C
27 January 13, 2023 10 AM Winner of semi-final 1 v Winner of semi-final 2 Altiore Sports Greenpark, Dommasandra

Squads – 

Karnataka: Deepika TC, Jayalaxmi, Shivagangamma, Kavya NR, Renuka Rajput, Gangavva NH, Sunitha N D, Shahista Begam, R Lakshmi, Shilpa, Varsha U, Kavya V, Shivamma BH, Sujatha

Gujarat: Rana Hiral Girish Bhai, Pawar Kandraben Chhotubhai, Sable Sangitaben Bharatbhai, Thakor Puri, Kalpanaben Jejirambhai Chaurya, Sunadaben Manchirambhai Bagul, Falguni Vasava Singabhai, Vaghamare Rohini Ita Bhai, Desai Pritiben Babubhai, Galachar Chetna, Modiya Sonalben Mavjibhai, Vaibhavi Parmar, Kotval Komal Bhupendrabhai, Chaurya Parmilaben Subhashbhai

Madhya Pradesh: Shivani Chachane, Sushma Patel, Sunita Sarathe, Durga Evle, Sushila Chouhan, Anushka, Komal Mamandohar, Nikita Knathe, Mahak Choure, Priya Keer, Akansha Jhariyan, Reeta Yadav, Monika Eveney, Jyoti Chourey

West Bengal: Sanam Mahali, Nasira Khatun, Marifa Khatun, Rupali Roy, Mehek Lakara, Upama Mahato, Astami Mahato, Sampa Das, Jaicinta Toppo, Pratima Ghosh, Suja Roy, Sangita Metya, Ketrina Kujur, Purnima Mahato

Odisha: Jamuna Rani Tudu, Smrutirekha Pradhan, Padmini Tudu, Mamina Naik, Rohi Munda, Rachana Jena, Sulochana Sing, Basanti Hansdah, Parbati Marndi, Rinky Behera, Jhili Birua, Parbati Tudu, Sunita Murmu, Fula Soren

Jharkhand: Nidhi Kumari, Aylen Lakra, Priti Lakra, Rashmi Kumari, Renu Kumari, Marsa Hassa, Mamta Kumari, Akanksha Priya, Prabha Kumari, Vimla Sandil, Geeta Mahto, Sunita Kumari, Roshni Kumari, Ritma Bodra, Asha Kumari, Alodiya Jojo

Rajasthan: Suhana, Sonali, Chaman Parveen, Simu Das, Khushbu, Rohini, Simran Jeeb Kaur, Anjana Sen, Pinki Singh, Muskan Gochar, Tara Palva, Punam, Meenu Kumari, Guddi Bairva

Haryana: Deepa Saxena, Shikha Dixit, Pooja, Koshlya, Babita Kumari, Pooja Rohtak, Antim, Taruna, Mariyam Kumari, Fareen Saifi, Vrinda, Arti, Priyanka Kumari, Meenu

Andhra Pradesh: J Durga, K Sandya, I Chandra Kala, P Chinnari, Lalitha, R Priyanka, K Neelima, Seeta Lakshmi, Sree Latha, Satyavati, Ramya, M. Jyothi

Maharashtra: Ganga Kadam, Chandrakala Shirtode, Swati Gaikwad, Kima Kasdekar, Anita Lakshmi, Varsha Bhise, Puja Daulatkar, Archana Rathod, Anjali Nevale, Anita Navghare, Shweta Agrwal, Nandini Gullapili, Shainaz Shaikh, Priyanka Jadhav

Chandigarh: Kashish Saini, Dhanika, Savita, Tina Kashyap, Kusum Bhatia, Salochana Kumari, Sukhveer Kaur, Radhika, Shivani

Telangana: Anitha, P. Mounika, Vaishnavi, Sandhya, Deepika, Revathi, Hamsika, Sangeetha, Srilekha, Anjali, Anusha, Chandana A, CH Chandana, Zeba

Assam: Subhamary Tirki, Perana Baruah, Himakshi Nath, Pinki Karmakar, Pankhi Deka, Rashida Khatun, Rinkumoni Kalita, Umme Salma, Anamika Bordoloi, Ranjina Begum, Mainu Begum, Yesmina Begum, Barasha Saikia, Momita Biswas

Delhi: Jyoti Kumari, U Esther, Neetu Kashyap, Mainka, Lakshmi, Nuri, Preeti, Poonam

Tamil Nadu: Akshaya CD, Muneeswari N, Parani T, Rajeshwari M, Soniya M, Ammu P, Divya V, Fahitha Begum T, Kousalya G, Nandhini B, Ponnalagu M, Sanchana UK, Divya B, Nandhini S

Kerala: Jishamol, Sandra Davis, Harisree K S, Adeena Raju, Prajitha, Sruthymol Shyju, Adwaitha Santhosh, Athulya T V, Jamsheela K, Bibitha Babu

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I am a former cricketer having represented Mumbai University at All India University level. I was a part of MCA probables for the U-19 and U-23 age group. I have been an avid cricket writer for the last five years. Currently I am pursuing my Ph.D from IIT Bombay.

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