Harmanpreet Kaur is set to lead India’s 15-part squad for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia, which incorporates the 15-year-old Shafali Verma.
Verma had a magnificent T20 Challenger Trophy in India this month, complete with 189 runs at 47.25. She struck the ball at 156.20 in the competition and scored up a breathtaking 48-ball 89* in the last to lead India C to triumph.
Opener Smriti Mandhana has been named Harmanpreet’s agent for the competition, which starts with India taking on the hosts in Sydney on 21 February.
Another expansion to the squad is Bengal batter Richa Ghosh, who intrigued in the as of late finished up Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy in India.
Jemimah Rodrigues, another amazing young person, has likewise been drafted into the squad. The 19-year-old has been in the national set-up for some time currently, having spoken to India in 48 games. Rodrigues was a piece of the past version of the T20 World Cup in 2018 and included in five matches.
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All-rounders Deepti Sharma and Veda Krishnamurthy, turn bowling pair Radha and Pooja Yadav, and pacers Arundhati Reddy and Shikha Pandey have all held their place in the squad.
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