It should be a very good contest. You have Mithali Raj, Danielle Wyatt, who will be key players for Velocity. On the other hand, you have a youngster like Amelia Kerr, who is doing amazing in international cricket.
Trailblazers won the first match quite closely. Smriti Mandhana showed everyone why she is India's premium batswoman while Sophie Ecclestone bowled a perfect penultimate over to take her team over the victory. The management will be looking for the same sort of performance in this game too.
The second Women's IPL match should be as close as the first one. We all want the game to grow bigger. This could be a stepping stone for a full-fledged Women's IPL.
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