US Women’s Cricket Opens Historic Caribbean Tour Monday

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Geetika Kodali will captain the first ever USA Women’s Under 19 team to undertake an overseas tour. (USA Cricket Image)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Jan. 22, 2022: USA Cricket Women’s Under 19 team is set to make history on Monday, January 24th as they travel to the Caribbean to play their first overseas matches against the Windward Islands U19 Women’s team.

The four Twenty20 matches will be played in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

In partnership with both the Windward Islands Cricket Board and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Cricket Association, the tour is part of the wider long-term strategic partnership that USA Cricket has with Cricket West Indies (CWI), our nearest Full Member Nation of the ICC.

USA Cricket Board Member and Women and Girls Committee Chair, Nadia Gruny said, “We are pleased to partner with the Windward Islands Cricket Board (WICB) and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Cricket Association to create a T20 series that would be mutually beneficial to both our under 19 teams. Congratulations to all of the girls selected and we look forward to a successful tour.”

WICB President, Dr. Kishore Shallow added: “This exciting tour represents a shared vision of both USA Cricket and WICB to offer more development opportunities for female cricketers. We are grateful for the initiative and cooperation of USA Cricket to execute what I anticipate to be a fantastic series of competitive cricket.” 

Team USA Women’s U19 Squad

Geetika Kodali (Captain)

Laasya Mullapudi (Vice Captain)

Anika Kumar

Bhumika Bhadriraju

Chetna Pagyadala

Disha Dhingra

Jivana Aras

Mitali Patwardhan (WK)

Pooja Ganesh (WK)

Ritu Singh

Sai Tanmayi Eyyunni

Snigdha Paul

Trisha Bhima

Tya Gonsalves

Yashaaditi Teki

Match Schedule

Monday January 24 – 1st T20 – 9 a.m. EST

Tuesday January 25 – 2nd T20 – 12:30 p.m. EST

Wednesday January 26 – Rest

Thursday January 27 – 3rd T20 – 9 a.m. EST

Friday January 28 – 4th T20 – 9 a.m. EST