Pacer Mansi Joshi has been picked in India’s T20I side and is likely to play the role played by Jhulan Goswami, who announced her retirement from the shortest format earlier on Thursday.
The Women’s Selection Committee met in Delhi on Thursday to pick the team for the ICC Women’s Championship three ODIs and five-match T20I series to be held in Sri Lanka.
Mithali Raj will continue to lead the side in ODIs while Harmanpreet Kaur will take charge in the T20I format.
India Squad for ICC Women’s Championship: 3 ODIs vs Sri Lanka: Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-captain), Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut, Deepti Sharma, D Hemlata, Jemimah Rodrigues, Veda Krishnamurthy, Tanya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Jhulan Goswami, Mansi Joshi, Shikha Pandey.
Sept 11: IWC - 1st ODI, Galle
Sept 13: IWC - 2nd ODI, Galle
Sept 16: IWC - 3rd ODI, Katunayake - MCG
India Squad for 5 T20Is vs Sri Lanka: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy, Jemimah Rodrigues, D Hemlata, Deepti Sharma, Anuja Patil, Tanya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, Shikha Pandey, Mansi Joshi.
Sept 19: 1st T20I, Katunayake - MCG
Sept 21: 2nd T20I, COLTS - Colombo
Sept 22: 3rd T20I, Colombo - CCC
Sept 24: 4th T20I, Colombo - CCC
Sept 25: 5th T20I, Katunayake - MCG