Queens XI Women’s Cricket League will be held from 31st August – 2nd September 2017. Women’s T-20 cricket tournament is organized to promote cricket as women’s sport and uplift the statute of women’s cricket. It will also give women cricket players the recognition they deserve. Women’s cricket team has already recorded in the finals of ICC Women’s World Cup 2017.
Queens XI Women’s Cricket League is co-organized by Sehwag Cricket Academy and COWE (Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs in India). COWE is a NGO engaged in the social and economic ” upliftment of women through entrepreneurship”. COWE India is ISO certified organisation. It is a non-profit business organisation and has 9 chapters in various states like Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan. COWE propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power.
In this league 8 teams will be competing against each other. There will be 15 players in each team. The matches will be played at Abhi Sports Complex, Gurgaon. Each match will have 20 overs. White balls and coloured kits will be provided for the matches. The top two teams will qualify for the finals. The trophy and awards will be presented by Virendra Sehwag.
A trophy will be presented to the winning team and to the runner up. The other awards are:
Woman of the Series
Woman of the Match
In addition to this, all players will be awarded exciting gift hampers.
Media coverage will be done by news channels and leading newspapers.
Virendra Sehwag has extended his support to the Queens XI Women’s Cricket League. Sehwag has pledged to stand for the cause “Support the Women’s Sports”
Women’s cricket should be supported by everyone. There are very few promotional activities for women’s cricket. We should come forward to provide financial help in conducting the tournament.