Top Indian Stars Set to Miss WBBL
Top Indian stars Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodriguez are set to miss the upcoming season of Women's Big Bash League because of the ongoing home series against South Africa women and it also clashes with the tour of West Indies. This comes as a massive setback for franchisees who wanted to get these players on board. The upcoming season of the WBBL starts from October 18 to December 8.
"The BCCI doesn't discourage any of our women's players from taking part in overseas leagues as long as their participation [in those tournaments] doesn't clash with their national duties," BCCI's general manager (cricket operations) Saba Karim told ESPNcricinfo. "In this case, there's an international series to be played, so that will automatically be on top of their list of priorities.