Harmanpreet Kaur to Lead India at 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20
Harmanpreet Kaul will lead the Indian team at this year’s ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018.
Harmanpreet Kaul will lead the Indian team at this year’s ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018.(Photo: Reuters)

Harmanpreet Kaur to Lead India at 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20

Explosive batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur will lead a 15-member Indian team at the sixth ICC Women's World Twenty20 to be held in the West Indies from November 9 to 24.

The team, picked up by the All-India Women's Selection Committee, will have opener Smriti Mandhana as Harmanpreet's deputy. Smriti has been in sensational form this year. The likes of Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Anuja Patil, Ekta Bisht and Poonam Yadav have also been selected.

India are placed in Group B along with Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Ireland in the 10-team event.

India will begin their campaign against New Zealand in Guyana on November 9, followed by matches against arch-rivals Pakistan (November 11), Ireland (November 15) and Australia (November 17).

Indian Squad

Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Mithali Raj, Jemimah Rodrigues, Veda Krishnamurthy, Deepti Sharma, Tanya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Anuja Patil, Ekta Bisht, D Hemalatha, Mansi Joshi, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy

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