Jemimah Rodrigues to play for Northern Superchargers in The Hundred

Younger India batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues will play for Northern Superchargers in the inaugural version of The Hundred in 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 in the 100-ball match involving eight males’s and ladies’s groups.

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

“I’ve performed for the Yorkshire Diamonds and my staff is the Northern Superchargers. So, I’ve performed just a few 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 Check in Bristol from June 16, adopted by three ODIs and as many T20Is.

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

England World Cup winner Lauren Winfield-Hill is about to lead the Northern Superchargers that additionally contains high Australian cricketer Alyssa Healy.

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

The Hundred, which was postponed final 12 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is scheduled to begin from July 21 with the ladies’s match between the Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals in London.

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