India captain Harmanpreet Kaur on Saturday overtook former skipper Mithali Raj to become India's leading T20I runscorer in women's T20Is
India restricted Sri Lanka to 125/7 in 20 overs and chased down the target with five wickets in hand and five balls to spare.
The Indian bowlers choked the Sri Lankan women's team after Jemimah Rodrigues's vital knock on return to secure a convincing 34-run victory in the first T20 International on Thursday
While Harmanpreet has been India's T20 captain since 2018, the experienced 33-year-old now takes the reins from Mithali for 50-over cricket ahead of a vital period for India's Women's team
Elegant left-hander Smriti Mandhana, explosive Shafali Verma, Sabbhineni Meghana and Yastika Bhatia are all top-order batters in India's 15-player squad against Sri Lanka
The Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian women's cricket team arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday for its limited-over tour
Ahead of India Women's tour of Sri Lanka, coach Ramesh Powar said the team is working on fielding, fitness, and taking players to the next level.
Harmanpreet Kaur and the BCCI paid tribute to Mithali Raj, who called time on her glorious playing career on Wednesday.
Notable omissions from the ODI squad were veteran Jhulan Goswami, who too like Mithali, was expected to retire after the World Cup, and Sneh Rana.
Harmanpreet Kaur has been named captain of the ODI team after Mithali Raj announced her retirement from all forms of international cricket earlier today. Harmanpreet was already India's T20I captain.