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Skipper Priyanka Bala Eager To Lead Siliguri Strikers In Bengal Pro T20 League

Siliguri Strikers skipper Priyanka Bala is eagerly anticipating leading the newly established franchise in the upcoming women’s segment of the Bengal Pro T20 League, commencing from June 12 in Kolkata. Running from June 11 to June 28, the Bengal Pro T20 League vows 18 days of riveting cricket, ensuring fans remain captivated and entertained. The […]

Siliguri Strikers skipper Priyanka Bala is eagerly anticipating leading the newly established franchise in the upcoming women’s segment of the Bengal Pro T20 League, commencing from June 12 in Kolkata.

Running from June 11 to June 28, the Bengal Pro T20 League vows 18 days of riveting cricket, ensuring fans remain captivated and entertained. The women’s leg of the League will commence on June 12 at the Jadavpur University campus grounds in Salt Lake.

Expressing her enthusiasm, Priyanka Bala stated, “I’m thrilled to captain the Siliguri Strikers, as it presents a significant opportunity for me in the Bengal Pro T20 League. While I have captained teams before, this is a momentous occasion.”

Siliguri Strikers will commence the tournament with their inaugural match against Harbour Diamonds on June 12. The team is actively engaged in practice matches to fine-tune their skills and strategies, with preparations progressing smoothly, as per Priyanka.

With prior experience playing for the Mumbai Indians in the Women’s Premier League 2024, Priyanka Bala acquired valuable insights and skills from international players. She believes that the Bengal Pro T20 League provides an exceptional platform for emerging talent to showcase their capabilities.

Reflecting on her learnings, Priyanka said, “WPL provided numerous opportunities to enhance my game. Interacting with overseas players in the dressing room allowed me to learn various aspects of practice and gameplay.”

The Bengal Pro T20 League, inspired by the IPL, comprises 8 franchise teams each in the men’s and women’s categories. The tournament’s commencement is set for June 11 at the renowned Eden Gardens.

The women’s squad of Siliguri Strikers includes Priyanka Bala (Marquee player), Brishti Majhi, Preeti Mondal, Jhanvi Raj Paswan, Dipita Ghosh, Pampa Sarkar, Samayita Adhikary, Mallika Roy, Priya Pandey, Abhishruti Dhar, Sohini Yadav, Anjali Burman, Chandrima Ghosal, Muskan Sinha, Snigdha Bag, and Sreetama Mali.

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