Manali Dakshini to Lead India A as BCCI Announces Replacements For Quadrangular T20 Series

BCCI’s All-India women’s selection committee has made changes to the India A and India B squads in light of the announcement of Indian senior team for the Australia tri-series and T2o World Cup.

Richa Ghosh and Nuzhat Parween have been ruled out from the quadrangular T20 series to be held in Pant as they will be with the senior team in Australia.

Shreya Parab of Goa will replace Richa while Shivali Shinde of Maharashtra will take the place of Nuzhat.

Himachal’s Harleen Deol who missed the recently concluded Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy in Cuttack will now play the first two games for India A.

Devika Vaidya – named captain of India A – has conveyed to the selection committee about her unavailability and Manali Dakshini (MCA) will now lead India A.

India A: Manali Dakshini (Captain) (MCA), Harleen Deol (first two games) (HPCA), Priya Punia (DDCA), Jincy George (KCA), Madhuri Mehta (OCA), Shreya Parab (Goa CA) Sushri Dibyadarshini (OCA), Komal Zanzad (VCA), Meghna Singh (UPCA), Nikita Chauhan (HPCA), Bharti Fulmali (VCA), R Kalpana (wicket-keeper) (RSPB), Rashi Kanojia (UPCA), Renuka Singh (HPCA), Jasia Akhtar (PCA)

India B: Sneh Rana – Captain (RSPB), Yastika Bhatia (BCA), Shivali Shinde (wicket-keeper) (MAHC A), S Meghana (RSPB), Tejal Hasabnis (CSCS), Vrushali Bhagat (MCA), Minnu Mani (KCA), Monica Patel (KSCA), Shrayosi Aich (CAB), Anjali Sarvani (ACA), Simran Dil Bahadhur (DDCA), Tanuja Kanwar (HPCA), Kshama Singh (RSPB), Nupur Kohale (VCA), Tanushree Sarkar (RPSB).

India Women’s squad for Tri-Series in Australia: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Richa Ghosh, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Nuzhat Parween (wicket-keeper).