IPL 2018: Where to Watch Women's T20 Exhibition Game, Live Streaming, Details, Timing

Published - 22 May 2018, 12:01 AM

Harmanpreet Kaur Women's T20 Challenge
Harmanpreet and Smriti will lead the two teams (Credits: BCCI)

In order to boost women cricket in India, Board of Control for Cricket in India have come up with the idea of launching the women version of Indian Premier League (IPL). However, prior to the league, the board have already announced a curtain raiser in the form of an exhibition game.

The match is set to garner the attention of audience across India. It will also be broadcasted for the viewers on TV, while digital streaming of the match will also be made available.

The two teams that are set to play in the exhibition game are named as IPL Trailblazers and IPL Supernovas.

Indian star cricketers Smriti Mandana and Harmanpreet Kaur are set to lead their respective sides. On the other hand, the match will be a grand affair with a host of big names set to play their part.

Smriti Mandhana
(Photo by Julian Herbert-IDI/IDI via Getty Images)

The likes of Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami, Danielle Wyatt, Alyssa Healy and Suzie Bates are expected to play a role for their sides in this challenger match.

Also, this will be the first time in the history of IPL that a women’s game will be played at the same venue on the same day as the men’s match.

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Without further ado, let’s get to the key details of this clash between Trailblazers and Supernovas.

When will this game be played?

The game between Trailblazers and Supernovas will be played on May 22, 2018, at 14:00 PM local time.

Where will this game be played?

The game between Trailblazers and Supernovas will be played at the iconic Wankhede Stadium ahead of qualifier first between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) scheduled for later part of the day.

How to watch this game on Tv or online?

The match will be broadcasted across the channels on Star Network. For digital platform, Hotstar will provide live streaming of the game.

BCCI IPL Indian Women Cricket Team
BCCI aims to build bench strength of Indian women’s cricket team post-Australia loss. Image Credit: BCCI

This IPL style match will definitely prove to be the cornerstone in Indian women’s cricket.

The team has been in prolific form over the past 12 months. But a dedicated T20 league would enhance their skills as well as unearth new talent in the country.

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