The All-India Women’s Selection Committee announced 15 members India’s squad to be led by Harmanpreet Kaur for the upcoming series against Australia. The 5 T20I matches will be played from 9th December to 20th December and will be an important criterion for the selection of the squad for the upcoming Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa.
India’s squad for T20I series against Australia: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Renuka Singh Thakur, Meghna Singh, Anjali Sarvani, Devika Vaidya, S Meghana, Richa Ghosh (wicket-keeper), Harleen Deol
Net bowlers – Monika Patel, Arundhati Reddy, SB Pokharkar, Simran Bahadur
Note: Pooja Vastrakar is ruled out owing to an injury and was not considered for selection.
India’s T20I squad for 5-match series against Australia announced.
— Female Cricket (@imfemalecricket) December 2, 2022
Last Week, Australia Women’s Squad was announced that saw Alyssa Healy take up the captaincy role and Tahlia Mcgrath take up the Vice-Captaincy role in absence of Meg Lanning.
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|1||Friday||9th December||1st T20I||D.Y. Patil Stadium|
|2||Sunday||11th December||2nd T20I||D.Y. Patil Stadium|
|3||Wednesday||14th December||3rd T20I||CCI|
|4||Saturday||17th December||4th T20I||CCI|
|5||Tuesday||20th December||5th T20I||CCI|
Key Updates for the Squad Selection
• Pooja Vastrakar was injured and was unavailable
• Hemalatha, Navgire, Sneh Rana not considered
• Anjali Sarvani gets a maiden call-up
• Devika Vaidya, Yastika Bhatia, Harleen Deol return to T20I setup
• Net Bowlers: Monika Patel, Arundhati R, SB Pokharkar, Simran