VEL vs TRA Predicted Playing XI, Women's T20 Challenge 2020, Velocity vs Trailblazers Match 2: Trailblazers beats Velocity by nine wickets

Women's T20 Challenge 2020, Velocity vs Trailblazers Match Live Updates: Get the latest updates and news on Mithali Raj's Velocity vs Smriti Mandhana's Trailblazers, head-to-head updates, players to watch out for today's match, team squad updates, predicted playing Xl and more at Sportstar.

Mithali Raj's Velocity was square off against Smriti Mandhana's Trailblazers in Sharjah on Thursday.   -  BCCI/IPL

Smriti Mandhana's Trailblazers will take on Mithali Raj's Velocity in the second match of the Women's T20 Challenge 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

RESULT: Sophie Ecclestone's 9 for four skittled Velocity for 47 and set up a nine-wicket win for the Trailblazers.

TOSS: Velocity has won the toss and elected to bat first.

Velocity (Playing XI): Shafali Verma, Danielle Wyatt, Mithali Raj(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma(w), Sune Luus, Shikha Pandey, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Ekta Bisht, Leigh Kasperek, Jahanara Alam

Trailblazers (Playing XI): S Mandhana (c), D Dottin, R Ghosh (wk), D Sharma, D Hemalatha, H Deol, N Chantham, S Khatun, S Ecclestone, R Gayakwad, J Goswami

Smriti Mandhana : Happy to get out after quarantine. It's been difficult for all of us for the last seven months, coming back - we are looking forward to play a match.

Mithali Raj : We will bat. It's a good wicket, we're confident with our batting, a score around 140-150 should be good. It's important to have runs on the board, the wicket could get slower and lower in the second innings.

It has been a trying eight months for India's women cricketers. They haven't had a game all this while following the coronavirus outbreak.

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Women's T20 Challenge 2020 Points Table Today

TEAMSMATCHESWONLOSTPointsNET RUN RATE
Velocity1102+0.204
Trailblazers00000.000
Supernovas1010-0.204

 

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Trailblazers will play its first WomensT20 Challenge game against Velocity. Skipper Smriti Mandhana discusses team balance, returning to the game after the COVID shutdown and more.

 

Trailblazers Predicted Playing XI

Smriti Mandhana(c), Punam Raut, Deandra Dottin, Deepti Sharma, Salma Khatun, Nuzhat Parween(w), Nattakan Chantam, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sophie Ecclestone, Jhulan Goswami, Harleen Deol

Velocity Predicted Playing XI

Mithali Raj (C), Shafali Verma, Danielle Wyatt, Sune Luus, Veda Krishnamurthy, Devika Vaidya, Sushma Verma (wk), Shikha Pandey, Jahanara Alam, Leigh Kasperek, Ekta Bisht

Last encounter:

Mithali's Velocity 113/7 beat Smriti's Trailblazers 112/6 on May 8, 2019

Women's T20 Challenge 2020: Top performers

Top run-scorersTop wicket-takers
Chamari Athapaththu (44)Ekta Bisht (3)
Sune Luus (37)Leigh Kasperek (2)
Sushma Verma (34)Ayabonga Khaka (2)

 

Here's how the first match of the Women's T20 Challenge panned out: Sushma Verma and Sune Luus starred with the bat as Velocity secured a win over Supernovas in the tournament opener in Sharjah. Read the full report here - READ

Left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht said her work on her bowling skills and fitness during the coronavirus-induced break helped her execute her bowling plans on Wednesday - READ

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All you need to know:

What: Velocity vs Trailblazers, 2nd Match

Where: Sharjah Cricket Stadium

Date – 05/11/2020 | Thursday

Match Start Time – 3:30 PM IST

TV Channel – Star Sports

Online platform – Disney+Hotstar

Full Squads:

Trailblazers Squad: Smriti Mandhana(c), Punam Raut, Deandra Dottin, Dayalan Hemalatha, Deepti Sharma, Salma Khatun, Nuzhat Parween(w), Nattakan Chantam, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sophie Ecclestone, Jhulan Goswami, Harleen Deol, Richa Ghosh, Kashvee Gautam, Simran Bahadur

Velocity Squad: Mithali Raj(c), Shafali Verma, Danielle Wyatt, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sune Luus, Shikha Pandey, Leigh Kasperek, Sushma Verma(w), Ekta Bisht, Jahanara Alam, Devika Vaidya, Meghna Singh, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Manali Dakshini, Anagha Murali