The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the senior women’s squad for the tour of England, that consists of 3 ODIs and as many T20Is. Harmanpreet Kaur is named the captain of the sides formats, while Smriti Mandhana has been named vice-captain. Veteran bowler Jhulan Goswami makes a comeback to the side in the ODIs. Additionally, Kiran Navgire likewise earned a maiden national call-up as she has been added in the T20I squad. The tour begins September 10, with the 1st T20I in Durham, followed by games in Derby and Bristol.
Richa Ghosh has likewise made a comeback to India’s T20I squad after missing out on a spot in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games. Yastika Bhatia, in the mean time, loses her place in T20Is however she has been added for the 50 over games. Jemimah Rodrigues has likewise made a comeback of ODIs after she was dropped for the World Cup earlier this year.
Simran Dil Bahadur has been another addition to the squad; she has been included in both, T20Is and ODIs.
India’s T20I squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (Vice-captain), Shafali Verma, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Jemimah Rodrigues, Sneh Rana, Renuka Thakur, Meghna Singh, Radha Yadav, Sabbineni Meghana, Taniyaa Sapna Bhatia (WK), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Dayalan Hemalatha, Simran Dil Bahadur, Richa Ghosh (WK), K.P. Navgire.
India’s ODI squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (Vice-Captain), Shafali Verma, Sabbineni Meghana, Deepti Sharma, Taniyaa Sapna Bhatia (WK), Yastika Bhatia (WK), Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Renuka Thakur, Meghna Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Harleen Deol, Dayalan Hemalatha, Simran Dil Bahadur, Jhulan Goswami, Jemimah Rodrigues.