5:08 PM ISTESPNcricinfo staffFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintBCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirmed on Sunday that the Women’s T20 Challenge, featuring a fourth team for the first time, will be held in the UAE on the sidelines of the IPL, between November 1 and 10. However, with the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) scheduled for a run between October 17 and November 29, several players from Australia, including Alyssa Healy and Rachael Haynes reacted to the development sharply, while Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami, among others, welcomed it. Here’s how the debate unfolded on Twitter:Healy, player of the final as Australia won the T20 World Cup earlier this year, kicked things off, saying that hosting the T20 Challenge while the WBBL would be on may not be a good idea after all. So during the WBBL…. cool https://t.co/w5aNhN9FTw— Alyssa Healy (@ahealy77) August 2, 2020Haynes, the vice-captain of the Australia side, said that the women’s game needed its best talents on the field, and not competing in different parts of the world. Agree. If true, it’s a shame… while the game continues to grow, premier domestic competitions do not need to compete against each other. They can be used to showcase the game and support… Read full this story
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