Women's T20 Challenge 2020: BCCI announces addition of fourth team; Jaipur to host tournament during IPL Playoff week

Last year, the Women's T20 Challenge was expanded into a three-team event with the edition of Velocity, who lost to the Supernovas by four wickets in the final.

Press Trust of India, Feb 29, 2020 15:28:56 IST

New Delhi: Jaipur will host the third season of the Women's T20 Challenge that will see an addition of an extra team, the BCCI announced on Saturday.

"As part of its ongoing commitment to grow the women's game, BCCI are pleased to announce the 2020 Women's T20 Challenge." BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a statement.

Womens T20 Challenge 2020: BCCI announces addition of fourth team; Jaipur to host tournament during IPL Playoff week

Supernovas won the second edition of Women's T20 Challenge held at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur in 2019. Sportzpics

"This edition will see a fourth team added to the tournament," he added.

The 2020 season will have a total of seven matches which will be played during the IPL Playoff week at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

The inaugural edition of the tournament in 2018 comprised an exhibition match played between the Trailblazers and the Supernovas at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai before the first men's qualifier.

Last year, the tournament expanded into a three-team event with the edition of Velocity, who lost to the Supernovas by four wickets in the final.

Harmanpreet Kaur, Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana led the three sides in 2019.

The 13th edition of the IPL starts from 29 March with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai.

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Updated Date: Feb 29, 2020 15:28:56 IST


IPL 2020 POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Chennai
0 0 0 0 0
2
Delhi
0 0 0 0 0
3
Kolkata
0 0 0 0 0
4
Punjab
0 0 0 0 0
5
Mumbai
0 0 0 0 0
6
Bangalore
0 0 0 0 0
7
Rajasthan
0 0 0 0 0
8
Hyderabad
0 0 0 0 0
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3 Australia 4320 108
4 England 5253 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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2 India 7939 118
3 New Zealand 5347 116
4 South Africa 5602 112
5 Australia 5915 110
6 Pakistan 5019 98
Rank Team Points Rating
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2 Australia 7815 269
3 England 6407 267
4 India 12141 264
5 South Africa 6220 259
6 New Zealand 7114 245