Shillong, Oct 28: Three Meghalaya cricketers have been selected in the North East squad that will take part in the Senior Women’s Inter Zonal T20 Trophy next month.
The BCCI tournament will run from 8th to 16th November in Lucknow.
The three Meghalaya cricketers, chosen by the zonal selection committee, are Debasmita Dutta (batter and spin bowler), Ajima Sangma (pace bowler) and Monica Lyngdoh Phawa (wicketkeeper-batter), all of whom have represented Meghalaya in different domestic cricket tournaments.
In addition, Meghalaya’s women’s team coach, Saranya RS, and physio, Mary Balahun Sawkmie, will be two of the four support staff members for the North East team.
The 15-member squad has been drawn from six North East states – Meghalaya, Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Mizoram. Assam and Tripura are included in the East Zone team.
The tournament will be played on a league-cum-knockout basis and all teams will report in Lucknow on 6th November.
(Meghalaya Cricket Association photos. From left: Debasmita Dutta, Ajima Sangma, Monica Lyngdoh Phawa)