The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced a 15-member squad for ICC Womens World Cup 2022 which will be played between March 4 and April 3 in New Zealand. Mithali Raj will lead India while Harmanpreett Kaur will be her deputy at the World Cup.
The All India Womens Senior Selection Committee picked the squads for the New Zealand tour and the showpiece event on Wednesday, a BCCI statement said. Among the notable absentees from the squad are fast bowler Shikha Pandey and in-form batter Jemimah Rodrigues.
The surprising non-selection has been of 21-year old Jemimah Rodrigues of Mumbai. The all-rounder was expected to make it to the squad, but didnt. The squad will also feature in the 5-match ODI series against New Zealand starting from 11th February 2022.
|1||March 6th||Pakistan||Bay Oval, Tauranga|
|2||March 10th||New Zealand||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|3||March 12th||West Indies||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|4||March 16th||England||Bay Oval, Tauranga|
|5||March 19th||Australia||Eden Park, Auckland|
|6||March 22nd||Bangladesh||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|7||March 27th||South Africa||Hagley Oval, Christchurch|
#TeamIndia squad for ICC Womens World Cup 2022 & New Zealand ODIs:— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) January 6, 2022
Mithali Raj (C), Harmanpreet Kaur (VC), Smriti, Shafali, Yastika, Deepti, Richa Ghosh (WK), Sneh Rana, Jhulan, Pooja, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh Thakur, Taniya (WK), Rajeshwari, Poonam. #CWC22 #NZvIND pic.twitter.com/UvvDuAp4Jg