The Ladies’s IPL, if it begins subsequent 12 months, might be enormous for us: Sophie Ecclestone

Sophie Ecclestone
Sophie Ecclestone (Photograph Supply: Phil Walter/Getty Pictures)

Sophie Ecclestone is already marching in the direction of greatness on the age of 23 as she has bagged 68 wickets in 50 T20 Internationals and 76 wickets in 47 One Day Internationals. She has even performed 4 Check matches the place she has picked up 15 wickets. Within the latest dialog,  she shared her ambition of ending her profession as an all-time nice in ladies’s cricket historical past.

She is now sitting on the high of the chart in each Ladies’s T20Is and ODIs ICC Rankings. The 23-year-old England left-arm spinner was the very best wicket-taker within the final ICC Ladies’s World Cup with 21 wickets in 9 matches solely. She additionally turned the youngest ever to bag 50 T20I wickets on the tender age of 20 years and 300 days. Maintaining her wicket-taking skills and age in thoughts, she is tipped to interrupt the file of highest wicket-taker within the historical past of girls’s cricket. Presently, this file is held by Staff India’s Jhulam Goswami.

Sophie is now in India as she is collaborating within the fourth version of the Ladies’s T20 Problem for the Supernovas in Pune. Talking to Sportskeeda, she was requested about how lengthy she has been following IPL. She mentioned: “I’ve not likely adopted the IPL because the match timings clashed with my college hours. Being right here in India, I now comply with it much more, watching the matches on TV.” 

Sophie Ecclestone talks about her inclination towards the Rajasthan franchise because of the jersey color

Sophie shared her view concerning the significance of a full-fledged Ladies’s IPL. She added: “I believe it could be huge to have franchise cricket for ladies in India. The Ladies’s IPL, if it begins subsequent 12 months, might be enormous for us. The Hundred in England has been huge for ladies’s cricket. It’s got a whole lot of success.”

She additionally shared which franchise she will be able to signify in IPL. “Not likely. My favorite color is pink and Rajasthan Royals put on pink, in order that could be an choice (laughs)! Let’s see how issues pan out,” Ecclestone concluded.

Other than all these, she spoke about her final dream whereas including, “After I end my profession, I need to be an all-time nice and the main wicket-taker for England. Above all, I need to win many trophies for my nation.”