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Mithali Raj to lead Indian women’s cricket team in South Africa

Mithali Raj was declared the captain of the Indian women’s cricket team as BCCI announced the squad for their upcoming ODI series against South Africa.

cricket Updated: Jan 10, 2018 17:16 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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Mithali Raj will lead the Indian women’s cricket team in the upcoming ODI series against South Africa.(PTI)

Mithali Raj was named captain of the Indian women’s cricket team that will travel to South Africa for a three-match away ODI series next month.

Harmanpreet Kaur will be Mithali’s deputy as the BCCI announced a 16-member squad for the series beginning February 5.

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The ODI series will be followed by a five-match T20I series and the squad for it will be named later.

India Women’s ODI squad: Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-captain), Sushma Verma (wicket-keeper), Ekta Bisht, Smriti Mandhana, Poonam Yadav, Punam Raut, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Jemimah Rodrigues, Jhulan Goswami, Deepti Sharma, Shikha Pandey, Mona Meshram, Pooja Vastrakar, Veda Krishnamurthy, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper).

First Published: Jan 10, 2018 17:15 IST