Women's World T20 2018: 5 Big hitters to keep an eye on

Women’s World T20 2018: 5 Big hitters to keep an eye on

Some of the best strikers of the cricket ball from the Women's cricket fraternity will grace the event this year.

Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana. (Photo Source: Twitter)

It will be the sixth edition of the ICC Women’s World T20 that will be played in the Caribbean islands this month. The tournament will be played between November 9 and November 24. A total of 10 teams will battle it out to lift the trophy with the hosts, Windies going in as the defending champions.

Some of the best strikers of the cricket ball from the Women’s cricket fraternity will grace the event this year. They are expected to set the stage on fire with their monstrous hitting. Here are five of those cricketers who will be the biggest attractions in the tournament considering their big hitting abilities. The biggest attractions in the Women’s World T20:

1. Sophie Devine | New Zealand

Sophie Devine of New Zealand
Sophie Devine of New Zealand. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

The veteran New Zealand cricketer has participated in all the five World T20 matches that were played thus far. This will be Sophie’s sixth tournament and will be an important part of the Blackcaps setup. This batting all-rounder is a hard hitter of the cricket ball.

The 29-year-old has scored 1,710 runs in 76 T20Is at a strike rate of 124 and has also accounted for 72 scalps. Her strike rate in the 2016 edition of the tournament was 138 which is quite exceptional. Sophoe has struck 60 sixes in her T20I career till now.