New Delhi: BCCI has granted Certificates of No Objection (NOCs) to 4 Indian feminine cricketers, together with T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur, to take part within the inaugural ‘Hundred’ event within the UK from July 21.
Opener Smriti Mandhana and versatile Deepti Sharma are amongst 4 heading to the 100-ball event. The identify of the fourth participant will not be but identified.
“Harmanpreet, Mandhana, Deepti and one other participant obtained clearance as a result of BCCI granted them the NOC,” mentioned a BCCI supply. PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
It’s discovered that these 4 Indian gamers will likely be extending their keep within the UK after the completion of India’s multi-format tour to England in June-July.
The tour begins with a single take a look at in Bristol on June 16 and ends with the third and closing T20I on July 15.
A 3-match ODI sequence is inserted between the 2.
The Indian staff for the tour has but to be introduced, whereas a brand new head coach is anticipated to be appointed quickly by the BCCI cricket advisory committee.
Chosen gamers will report on Could 27, though it’s not identified how they are going to journey to the UK as flights from India have been suspended by the UK authorities following an unprecedented spike circumstances of COVID-19.
“Gamers will likely be invited to point out up on Could 27 for the tour,” the supply mentioned.
Harmanpreet, Mandhana, Deepti Sharma and Jemimah Rodrigues competed within the now defunct Kia Tremendous League (KSL) in 2019, the ECB’s nationwide T20 event that gave strategy to the Girls’s Hundred.
The Hundred, which was postponed final 12 months as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, will kick off with the ladies’s match between the Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals in London earlier than their respective males’s groups meet the subsequent day.
Within the absence of a participant draft for the ladies, the groups are chosen by their respective head coaches.