Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the 15-part India squad at the forthcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup with Bengal’s new kid on the block batter Richa Ghosh being the main new face in the team. The left-gave opener Smriti Mandhana has been selected as the bad habit captain of the side.
The Women in Blue will commence their crusade at the masterpiece occasion against has Australia in Sydney on February 21.
In the interim, after some consecutive predictable performances in the Challenger Trophy, the 15-year-old batting sensation Shafali Verma has made her cut into the Indian squad, which will likewise check her first appearance in an ICC occasion.
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) January 12, 2020
The squad additionally observes the arrival of enormous hitter Veda Krishnamurthy. She was experiencing a droop after the 2017 World Cup in England and had not performed sufficient during the 2018 World T20 in the Caribbean Islands.
Be that as it may, in the arrangement against West Indies, Veda scored an essential 57 not out in the last match as India clean cleared the hosts 5-0. There is no spot in the side for Anuja Patil or Mansi Joshi, however, Rajeshwari Gayakwad is back subsequent to missing the arrangement against West Indies.
In the 2020 T20 World Cup, India Women are put in Group An alongside has Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, while Group B includes England, South Africa, the West Indies, Pakistan and Thailand.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup India Squad
- Harmanpreet Kaur (c)
- Smriti Mandhana
- Shafali Verma
- Jemimah Rodrigues
- Harleen Deol
- Veda Krishnamurthy
- Taniya Bhatia (wk)
- Deepti Sharma
- Shikha Pandey
- Pooja Vastrakar
- Poonam Yadav
- Radha Yadav
- Arundhati Reddy
- Rajeshwari Gaekwad
- Richa Ghosh