Jemimah Rodrigues and Shikha Pandey join Trinbago Knight Riders for Women’s Caribbean Premier League 2024

The Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) announced a major boost to their Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL) campaign with the signings of Indian internationals Jemimah Rodrigues and Shikha Pandey.

Rodrigues and Pandey join Star-Studded Lineup:

The duo will join forces with Australian legends Meg Lanning and Jess Jonassen, previously announced by TKR. These high-profile additions significantly strengthen the TKR squad, aiming to reclaim the title they won in the inaugural Women’s CPL season in 2022.

WCPL a Perfect Platform for World T20 Preparation:

Expressing her delight, Jemimah Rodrigues highlighted the importance of the WCPL as preparation for the upcoming Women’s T20 World Cup in October. “This is a great opportunity to get some valuable experience before the World Cup,” she said.

KKR CEO Welcomes Boost and Thanks BCCI:

Venky Mysore, CEO of the KKR group, acknowledged the BCCI’s role in facilitating the signings. “We are grateful to the BCCI for allowing Jemimah and Shikha to participate. Their presence, along with Meg Lanning and Jess Jonassen, elevates the entire tournament,” he stated.

Tournament Dates and Retained Players:

The Women’s CPL 2024 will be played from August 21st to 29th. The TKR squad also retained five of their key Caribbean players from the previous edition.

A Thrilling Tournament on the Horizon:

With these exciting additions, the Women’s CPL promises to be a thrilling spectacle for cricket fans globally. The TKR team, boasting a formidable international contingent, will be a strong contender for the championship title.