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India Women squad for the only Test match, ODI & T20I series against England has been announced by BCCI.

India Women Squad for England Tour

Wicketkeeper-batter Indrani Roy from Jharkhand was rewarded with maiden Test and ODI call-up for India’s tour of England next month but senior left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad missed out as she is recovering from COVID-19.

Indrani was rewarded for her string of scores which included 103 against Chattisgarh, 86 against Karnataka, and 49 against Railways in the final.

Rana on her part was the ‘Player of the Final’ for her all-round show while representing Indian Railways.

The likes of Monica Patel, C Prathyusha have been dropped from the squad altogether.

India’s Senior Women squad for Test & ODI

Mithali Raj (Captain), Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-captain), Punam Raut, Priya Punia, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Sneh Rana, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Indrani Roy (wicket-keeper), Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav.

After the conclusion of the ODIs, the Indian eves will lock horns with the English hosts in a 3-match T20I rubber under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur. The opening match will be played in Northants on July 9, while the next two matches are scheduled to be played on July 11 and 15, at Hove and Chelmsford respectively.

India’s Senior Women squad for T20I

Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain) Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Richa Ghosh, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Indrani Roy (wicket-keeper), Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav, Simaran Dil Bahadur.

This will be the first overseas tour of the Indian Women’s cricket team under newly-appointed head coach Ramesh Powar. The three-member CAC comprising Sulakshana Naik, Madan Lal, and Rudra Pratap Singh interviewed the applicants and unanimously agreed on Powar’s candidature.