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Jemimah Rodrigues to play England’s Kia Super League
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Jemimah Rodrigues to play England’s Kia Super League

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New Delhi, June 12: Top-order batter Jemimah Rodrigues has become the third Indian player to play England's Kia Super League (KSL) after franchise Yorkshire Diamonds signed her for the 2019 season.

Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur are the other two Indian cricketers who have taken part in this T20 league hosted in England.

The Yorkshire Diamonds on Tuesday announced its 15-member squad for the upcoming season in which Jemimah's name also got featured.

Rodrigues made her international debut in February 2018, has an impressive strike rate of 123.57 in just 25 T20Is.
Recently, she impressed everyone with her brilliant performance in a three-match ODI series in New Zealand, scoring a career-best unbeaten 81 which helped India secure a 2-1 series victory.

Jemimah also played for Harmanpreet-led Supernovas in the Women's T20 Challenge in Jaipur and was named Player of the Tournament for scoring 123 runs in three matches.

The upcoming edition of the KSL featuring six teams starts on August 6. Southern Vipers, Western Storm, and Surrey Stars have won the tournament once each in 2016, 2017, 2018, respectively. (UNI)