Mithali Raj to lead India in ICC Women's World Twenty20

Updated: 21 February 2014 21:05 IST

India will take on Sri Lanka in their first match of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament on March 24 at Sylhet.

Mithali Raj to lead India in ICC Women's World Twenty20

New Delhi:

Senior batswoman Mithali Raj will lead the 14-member Indian team in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 starting March 23 in Bangladesh, the BCCI announced today.

Mithali will also captain the side in the three-match T20 series, prior to the World Cup, against hosts Bangladesh from March 9.

Middle-order batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur will be the vice-captain.

India will take on Sri Lanka in their first match of the tournament on March 24 at Sylhet.

Other teams in India's pool include last edition runners-up England, hosts Bangladesh and West Indies.

Squad: Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (Vice-Captain), Smriti Mandhana, V R Vanitha, Madhuri Meheta, Latika Kumari, Karuna Jain, Jhulan Goswami, Gouher Sultana, Soniya Dabir, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Sravanthi Naidu, S Shubh Lakshmi

Team Management: Purnima Rau (Coach), Neha Karnik (Physio), Kavita Pandya (Trainer), Aarti Nalge (Video Analyst), Vidya Yadav (Manager).

Topics : Cricket
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