Team India Squad for ACC Women’s T20 Asia Cup 2022 Announced
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the squad of India for the continental event, the day after the dates for the Women’s T20 Asia Cup 2022. For this tournament, 15 members have been selected, with two players reserved on standby. You can follow the CBTF for the latest cricket news updates.
This tournament will start from October 1 to 5 in Bangladesh and will be played in T20 format. Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the Indian side, while Smriti Mandhana as deputy. The squad is similar to a match played against England in a three-match T20I series.
Regular members such as Shafali Verma, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Sneh Rana, and Rageshwari Gayakwad have been selected as the main squad.
Recently made her debut against England, Kiran Navgire made a spot on the main roster with a track record in the 20-over format is brilliant.
India has the best record in the Asia Cup with its great women’s squad, as they have won the tournament six times.
For a bilateral series, the Indian team is currently in England. India lost the T20I series by a score of 1-2, but the players displayed excellent batting and bowling skills. Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur, and Smriti Mandhana have performed admirably in the 20-over format. Get the latest & live cricket updates within the blink of your eyes.
The young batter missed the England series due to injury but is most likely to compete in the Asia Cup. The first-choice wicketkeeper is Richa Ghosh, who was impressed with her glovework against England. The players who are on standby are Taniya Bhatia and Simran Bahadur.
The Women’s Asia Cup will signal its return after a four-year absence. Each club will play six games in the league stage of the seven-team competition’s round-robin format before the top four teams advance to the semifinals. All matches will take place at Sylhet, and India’s campaign will get underway against Sri Lanka on the first day of play.
India’s Squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Deepti Sharma, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Sabbineni Meghana, Richa Ghosh (wicketkeeper), Sneh Rana, Dayalan Hemalatha, Meghna Singh, Renuka Thakur, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Radha Yadav, K.P Navgire.
Standby Players: Taniyaa Sapna Bhatia, Simran Dil Bahadur.
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