Indian star Smriti Mandhana has referred to as for a girls’s version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with 5-6 groups. Mandhana reckons this may certainly assist Indian girls’s cricket to achieve the following degree. She feels that it’ll strengthen the bench of the Indian girls’s workforce sooner or later.
Throughout a chat with India males’s cricket famous person Ravichandran Ashwin on his YouTube channel, Mandhana opined that presently, an eight-team event seems removed from actuality, however with 5 – 6 groups, the ladies’s model of IPL can get began.
“5-six groups, we’re good to go along with. However eight groups, I’m nonetheless undecided the way it will appear to be. However I feel we actually want to begin with 5 – 6 groups in order that we will truly get to eight groups very quickly,” Madhana informed Ashwin.
“I feel until we don’t begin, we’re not giving publicity to our ladies to show their cricket into a very completely different degree,” she added.
The Mumbai-born cricketer gave an instance of the Ladies’s Large Bash League (WBBL) and stated the way it has modified Australian girls’s cricket. Mandhana defined that she performed within the event 4 years in the past, and now the standard of the competitors is sort of completely different. The left-handed batter wished to see related factor going down in Indian girls’s cricket as effectively.
“I performed in Large Bash 4 years again, and now the standard could be very completely different. You possibly can see that in Cricket Australia, the place they’ve 40-50 cricketers able to play worldwide cricket any day. So, I actually need that to occur in Indian cricket. I feel IPL will play an enormous position in that,” Mandhana added additional.
Mandhana just lately performed within the inaugural edition of The Hundred. She was part of workforce Southern Courageous within the 100-ball competitors. In seven matches, Mandhana scored 167 runs with the assistance of two half-centuries.