The BCCI named the Indian women’s squad for the upcoming one off test, 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is against Australia on Tuesday. Veteran Mithali Raj will be leading the test and the one dayers, while Harmanpreet Kaur will captain the T20 format.
The likes of Yastika Bhatia and Meghna Singh received their maiden call-ups to the Test squad.
The first ODI will take place on September 21 in Mackay, while the second and the third one dayer will be played on September 24 and 26 respectively.
The one-off pink ball Test shall be played between September 30 to October 03 in Metricon, while the three match T20I will begin from October 07.
The entire series has been shifted to Queensland because of Covid-19 restrictions in New South Wales and Victoria.
Women’s squad for one-off Test & ODI series
Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-captain), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Punam Raut, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Sneh Rana, Yastika Bhatia, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Shikha Pandey, Jhulan Goswami, Meghna Singh, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Poonam Yadav, Richa Ghosh and Ekta Bisht.
Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Sneh Rana, Yastika Bhatia, Shikha Pandey, Meghna Singh, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Poonam Yadav, Richa Ghosh (wicket-keeper), Harleen Deol, Arundhati Reddy, Radha Yadav and Renuka Singh Thakur.
India Women’s revised schedule
September 21: 1st ODI in Mackay
September 24: 2nd ODI in Mackay (D/N)
September 26: 3rd ODI in Mackay
September 30- October 3- Pink Ball Test in Metricon
October 7- 1st T20I in Metricon
October 9- 2nd T20I in Metricon
October 10- 3rd T20I in Metricon