Jemimah Rodrigues to play for Northern Superchargers in The Hundred

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Jemimah Rodrigues to play for Northern Superchargers in The Hundred

Younger India batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues will play for Northern Superchargers within the inaugural version of The Hundred within the UK beginning on July 21.

The 20-year-old joins her T20I skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana, opener Shafali Verma and all-rounder Deepti Sharma within the 100-ball match involving eight males’s and girls’s groups.

“I’m actually wanting ahead to it (The Hundred). One thing new, one thing totally different,” Rodrigues advised the BBC’s ‘Stumped’ podcast.

“I’ve performed for the Yorkshire Diamonds and my workforce is the Northern Superchargers. So, I’ve performed a number of of them earlier than, Lauren Winfield is our captain,” Rodrigues added.

Rodrigues was named in India’s squad for the tour of England to play a one-off Take a look at in Bristol from June 16, adopted by three ODIs and as many T20Is.

She is at present a part of the continuing 14-day quarantine right here with the remainder of the ladies’s workforce and males’s squad.

England World Cup winner Lauren Winfield-Hill is ready to steer the Northern Superchargers that additionally consists of high Australian cricketer Alyssa Healy.

Rodrigues, Kaur, Mandhana and Sharma have been additionally part of the now-defunct Kia Tremendous League (KSL) in 2019, the ECB’s home T20 match that made method for the Ladies’s Hundred.

The Hundred, which was postponed final yr as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, is scheduled to start out from July 21 with the ladies’s match between the Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals in London. 

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