Shreyanka Patil becomes the first Indian cricketer to be a part of WCPL

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Shreyanka-Patil-becomes-the-first-Indian-cricketerShreyanka 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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