Again ODISHA girl gleamed across the world and added another feather to Odisha’s sporting cap. Dhenkanal girl Sushree Dibyadarshini has been selected to play the women’s T-20 cricket challenge.
The women’s T-20 cricket challenge tournament will be held in UAE and scheduled between November 4 to 9. Sushree has played essential knocks in U-19 and U-23 tournaments. She had also represented East Zone, India A, India Blue in Challenger Trophy, and Emerging India Team for a quadrangular series.
However, Sushree is currently working with ODISHA Police. The women’s T-20 cricket challenge tournament will comprise of three teams playing four matches.
Besides Indian women cricketers, the three squads will feature England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh, and New Zealand players as well.
Sushree will play for Team “Velocity” under captain Mithali Raj. Here are the three squads and the members;
Velocity: Mithali Raj (capt), Veda Krishnamurthy (vice-capt), Shafali Verma, Sushma Verma (wk), Ekta Bisht, Shikha Pandey, Mansi Joshi, Devika Vaidya, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Manali Dakshini, Leigh Kasperek, Danielle Wyatt, Suné Luus, Jahanara Alam, M. Anagha.
Supernovas: Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), Jemimah Rodrigues (vice-capt), Chamari Atapattu, Priya Punia, Anuja Patil, Radha Yadav, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Shashikala Siriwardene, Poonam Yadav, Shakera Selman, Arundhati Reddy, Pooja Vastrakar, Ayushi Soni, Ayabonga Khaka, and Muskan Malik.
Trailblazers: Smriti Mandhana (capt), Deepti Sharma (vice-capt), Punam Raut, Richa Ghosh, D. Hemalatha, Nuzhat Parween (wk), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Harleen Deol, Jhulan Goswami, Simran Dil Bahadur, Salma Khatun, Sophie Ecclestone, Nattakan Chantam, Deandra Dottin, and Kashvee Gaut.
Best wishes blow from every corner of ODISHA for Sushree. However, Ollywood Actor Sabyasachi Mishra congratulated Sushree and wrote on his twitter handle that, “Our #Dhenkanal Girl Sushree Dibyadarshini selected again for 2020 Women’s T20 Challenge (Women’s IPL) by BCCI. She will play for IPL Velocity. The tournament will start from the 4th NOV in UAE. All the best Girl. Make Odisha proud.”
Not only Sabyasachi but also Ace sprinter Dutee Chand took to twitter to congratulate Sushree and wrote, “Elated to learn that Odia girl Sushree Dibyadarshini has been selected for Women’s T20 Challenge at UAE. Girls are no less.”
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