From Monday to till May 28, the Women’s T20 Challenge is in full swing. A total of four matches are going to play between three teams. There are three league stage matches and also one final will be played. BCCI has announced the teams. Along with this, the schedule has also been released. The second match will be between Velocity and Supernova from 03:30 pm today. The match can be watched live on Hotstar and Star Sports networks from 03:30 pm onwards.
Three teams compete against each other in the Velocity, Trailblazer, and Supernova tournaments. Harmanpreet Kaur leads Supernova, Smriti Mandhana leads Trailblazer and Deepti Sharma will captain Velocity. This tournament was started in 2018. This is its fourth season. Last time Smriti Mandhana’s team became the trailblazers champion.
The BCCI Women’s Selection Committee has selected three teams and each team consists of a total of 16 players.
Velocity vs Supernovas: Pitch Report
The tournament will be held at the Pune Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium (MCA). The BCCI Women’s Selection Committee has selected three teams and each team consists of a total of 16 players.
The track is perfect for batting in MCA Stadium, Pune. There is some assistance for pace too in the initial period of innings. Most of the strips are of black soil, which gives good bounce and also a pace to bat on.
Velocity vs Supernovas: Weather Forecast
Pune is located in the western state of Maharashtra. The weather in Pune remains hot and humid during the summers that spanning from March to May. The weather model indicates a good forecast for the game of cricket on the 24th of May 2022.
Temperature – 34/24
Humidity – 43%
Wind – 21 km/h
Chances of Rain – 0%
Velocity vs Supernovas: Head to Head
Both teams have played 3 matches so far in the Women T20 Challenge so far. Supernovas have won 2 and Velocity also won 1.
The event could not be held last year due to COVID-19
Last year this tournament could not be played due to Kovid. IPL was also played in two phases. The first phase was held in India and the second phase in UAE. Due to this problem, BCCI could not organize the Women’s T20 Challenge.
In view of the improvement in the situation in Corona this year, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has decided to return the tournament.