Shreyanka Patil becomes the first Indian cricketer to be a part of WCPL
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Shreyanka Patil became the first Indian cricketer to be signed for the Women's Caribbean Premier League (WCPL).
An Overview of the News
She is the first Indian player to get a contract in a foreign league before making her international debut.
He has been selected to represent the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the WCPL, which will take place from 31 August to 10 September.
Shreyanka Patil was awarded the title of 'Player of the Tournament' in the Women's Emerging Asia Cup held in Hong Kong.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) allowed Indian women cricketers to participate in overseas cricket leagues.
Senior players like Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Deepti Sharma and Richa Ghosh have played in leagues like the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) and The Hundred.
On 14 March 2022, Cricket West Indies announced the first ever women's Caribbean Premier League to be held alongside the men's tournament.
About Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
It is the national governing body of cricket in India.
The headquarters of the BCCI is located at the Cricket Center near the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
The BCCI is responsible for the administration and organisation of cricket activities in India at both the national and international levels.
Establishment - December 1928
President - Roger Binny
CEO - Hemang Amin
Vice President - Rajeev Shukla
Men's Coach - Rahul Dravid
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