Rodrigues’ inclusion is the one addition to the squad that misplaced 2-1 within the T20I collection towards England. Richa Ghosh, who impressed along with her lower-order hitting through the collection, retains her place because the frontline wicketkeeper.
Meghna Singh and Renuka Singh are the 2 frontline seamers, with allrounder Pooja Vastrakar being the third-seam choice. India’s spin shares, in the meantime, are considerably assorted. They’ve two left-arm spinners in Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Radha Yadav, whereas Sneh Rana and Deepti Sharma, each allrounders, providing right-arm selection.
India start their marketing campaign on the opening day (October 1) towards Sri Lanka, earlier than taking over Malaysia and debutants UAE on October 3 and October 4 respectively. They may then play Pakistan and Bangladesh on October 7 and eight earlier than rounding off their league engagements towards Thailand on October 10.
All matches can be held in Sylhet, the place India final performed through the T20 World Cup in 2014. Bangladesh are the present defending champions, having overwhelmed India in a last-ball thriller in 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.
India squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Deepti Sharma, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, S Meghana, Richa Ghosh (wk), Sneh Rana, Dayalan Hemalatha, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Radha Yadav, Kiran Navgire. Standby gamers: Taniya Bhatia, Simran Bahadur