Senior Women's Challenger Trophy

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Senior Women's Challenger Trophy
Countries India
FormatWomen's One Day
First Edition2008-09
Latest Edition2018-19
Next Edition2019-20
Tournament formatRound-robin and Finals
Number of teams3
Current championIndia Red (3rd title)
Most successfulIndia Blue (5th title)
TVStar Sports

Senior Women's Challenger Trophy is Indian women's one-day cricket tournament. It is women's version of NKP Salve Challenger Trophy. Established in the 2008–09 season, it is played with the purpose of showcasing the talent that the country has, as well as providing opportunities for younger players to make an impression. India Blue has won the tournament 5 times.The current champions are the India Red.


India A, India B and India Senior were the three teams that battled it out in the inaugural edition of the Challenger Trophy, in 2008-09 season. The following year the teams were renamed to Blue, Green and Red.[1] Since season 2012-13 India green was made an Under-19 team.[2]

Tournament results[edit]

Season Final Final venue
Winner Result Runner-up
2008–09 India B Women
123/4 (32.5 overs)
India B Women won by 6 wickets
India A Women
122 (48.1 overs)
Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad [3]
2010–11 India Blue Women
193/3 (47.4 overs)
India Blue Women won by 7 wickets
India Green Women
7/192/4 (50 overs)
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam[4]
2011–12 India Red Women
179/8 (50 overs)
India Red Women won by 41 runs
India Blue Women
138 (43.1 overs)
Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara[5]
2012–13 India Blue Women
225/5 (50 overs)
India Blue Women won by 60 runs
India Red Women
165 (48.2 overs)
Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai [6]
2013–14 India Blue Women
186/2 (46.2 overs)
India Blue Women won by 8 wickets
India Red Women
183/5 (50 overs)
Heavy Engineering Corporation International Cricket Stadium Complex, Ranchi[7]
India Blue Women
180 (49.5 overs)
India Blue Women won by 18 runs
India Red Women
162 (48.1 overs)
Srikantadatta Narasimha Raja Wadeyar Ground, Mysore[8]
India Red Women
131/3 (30.4 overs)
India Red Women won by 7 wickets
India Blue Women
129/9 (50 overs)
Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara[9]
India Blue Women
207/9 (50 overs)
India Blue Women won by 33 runs
India Green Women
174 (45.2 overs)
Holkar Stadium, Indore[10]
India Red Women
183 (49.2 overs)
India Red Women won by 15 runs
India Blue Women
168 (47.2 overs)
Devineni Venkata Ramana Praneetha Ground, Mulapadu[11]


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