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After a year’s break due to the covid outbreak in the host country. The Women’s T20 Challenge is back to provide us with some enticing cricket matches. The first fixture of this campaign sees a clash between Trailblazers and Supernovas.
All the matches of this season would be played at MCA, Pune. Supernovas won the title twice in a row since the inaugural season, but the defending champions, Trailblazers were able to break their streak.
This time around they are the one’s looking to start their own streak. Trailblazers will be led by Smriti Mandhana alongside Poonam Yadav as the vice-captain.
They seem to be a solid side with the likes of Jemimah Rodrigues, Hayley Matthews, Rajeshwari Gayakwad etc.
They will surely hope to make a strong statement in their opening fixture. Coming to the Supernovas, Harmanpreet Kaur would be in-charge of the side with Taniya Bhatia as the deputy.
They have some incredible players in their rank who can help them get their hands on the trophy again. Ones to watch out for are Meghna Singh, Deandra Dottin, Sophie Ecclestone and Sune Luus.
With the history between the two side, this game should be no less than a cracker. Which team will put the right foot forward? We shall find out together
Who are playing
Defending champions Trailblazers, led by Smriti Mandhana, take on Harmanpreet Kaur’s Supernovas, two-time champions in what is a three-season tournament. Play begins at 7:30pm local time at the MCA Stadium in Pune.
Head to head
Since locking horns in the inaugural edition, held as a one-off exhibition game in Mumbai in 2018, the two sides have faced each other a further four times, including in two finals. While Supernovas rode Harmanpreet’s 37-ball 51 to win the title clash in 2019, Mandhana’s 49-ball 68 gave Trailblazers the trophy in Sharjah in 2020.
Head to head
LAST 4 MATCHES
09-Nov-2020 : Trailblazers won by 16 runs
07-Nov-2020 : Supernovas won by 2 runs
06-May-2019 : Trailblazers won by 2 runs
22-May-2018 : Supernovas won by 3 wickets
How the squads stack up
Supernovas: Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), Taniya Bhatia (vice-capt), Alana King*, Ayushi Soni, Chandu V, Deandra Dottin*, Harleen Deol, Meghna Singh, Monica Patel, Muskan Malik, Pooja Vastrakar, Priya Punia, Rashi Kanojia, Sophie Ecclestone*, Sune Luus*, Mansi Joshi.
Trailblazers: Smriti Mandhana (capt), Poonam Yadav (vice-capt), Arundhati Reddy, Hayley Matthews*, Jemimah Rodrigues, Priyanka Priyadarshini, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, S Meghana, Saiqa Ishaque, Salma Khatun*, Sharmin Akhter*, Sophia Dunkley*, Sujata Mallik, Shradda Pokharkar.