Two women cricketers from the state have been included in the squads announced for the Challengers Trophy. Sushree Dibyadarshini and Madhuri Mehta’s name have been included in the Challengers trophy team Challengers Trophy will be played in Cuttack between 4 to 11 January. Sushree will play for the India B team which will be led by Smriti Mandhana and Madhuri will be playing for Veda Krishnamurty’s India C team.
India A: Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Shivali Shinde (wicket-keeper), Jasia Akhtar, Priya Puniya, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Sneh Rana, Mansi Joshi, Meghna Singh, Komal Jhanjhad, Meenu Mani, Radha Yadav and Bharati Fulmali.
India B: Smriti Mandhana (captain), Sushma Verma (wicket-keeper), R Kalpana (wicket-keeper), Vanitha VR, Jemimah Rodrigues, Anuja Patil, Poonam Yadav, Pooja Vastrakar, Shikha Pandey, Renuka Singh, Anjali Sarvani, Sushri Dibyadarshini, TP Kanwar and Richa Ghosh
India C: Veda Krishnamurthy (captain), Nuzhat Parween (wicket-keeper), Shafali Verma (wicket-keeper), Yastika Bhatiya, D Hemlatha, Harleen Deol, Manali Dakshini, Jincy George, Arundhati Reddy, Monica Patel, Vrushali Bhagat, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Tanushree Sarkar, and Madhuri Mehta.