Jhulan Goswami, after recovering from a heel injury, was back in India’s T20I squad, announced on Wednesday, for the tri-series involving England and Australia. Goswami was ruled out of the T20Is against South Africa last month.
The 15-member squad led by Harmanpreet Kaur will also feature Mumbai’s 17-year-old all-rounder Jemimah Rodrigues, who became the youngest Indian to score a double hundred in a first-class game last November. She has been retained after her good showing South Africa recently.
Veteran Rumeli Dhar retained her place in the squad after bowling well in the T20Is against South Africa. The teams will play each other twice for a place in the final on 31st March at the CCI Stadium, Mumbai.
The selection committee also picked the India A squad that will play two T20 warm-up games against England women on March 18 and 19 in Mumbai.
India take on Australia in the opener on March 22.