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India squad for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 & tri-series in South Africa announced

First Published: 28th December, 2022 21:44 IST

India announced its squad for the Women's T20 World Cup 2023, with Shikha Pandey back in the team after a gap of 14 months. India will begin its campaign against

In Short

Shikha Pandey last played a T20I in October 2021

Sneh Rana and Meghna Singh have been named in reserves

Pooja Vastrakar’s inclusion is subject to fitness

India have announced the squad for the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023, with pacer Shikha Pandey returning to the team after a gap of 14 months.

The All-India Women’s Selection Committee squads for the World Cup as well as the tri-series in South Africa, starting in January. The Women’s T20 World Cup will begin on February 10, with India set to start their campaign against Pakistan on February 12.

India have been grouped in Group 2 with England, West Indies, Pakistan and Ireland.

India’s squad for Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (Vice-Captain), Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Richa Ghosh (wk) Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Radha Yadav, Renuka Thakur, Anjali Sarvani, Pooja Vastrakar (subject to fitness), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shikha Pandey

India v Pakistan – February 12
India v West Indies – February 15
India v England – February 18
India v Ireland – February 20

Ahead of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023, India will play a tri-series against South Africa and West Indies between January 19 – February 2.

India’s squad for tri-series: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (Vice Captain), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Radha Yadav, Renuka Thakur, Meghna Singh, Anjali Sarvani, Shushma Verma (wk), Amanjot Kaur, Pooja Vastrakar (subject to fitness), Sabbhineni Meghana, Sneh Rana, Shikha Pandey.

India’s itinerary for Tri-Series:

South Africa v India – January 19
India v West Indies – January 23
South Africa v India – January 28
West Indies v India – January 30
Final – February 2

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