The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced a 15-member squad for the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023. Shikha Pandey has made a surprised comeback to the team after last playing a T20I in October 2021. In addition, the selectors have also announced the squad for the India’s tri-series in South Africa starting in January.

Harmanpreet Kaur will capatain the team while Smriti Mandhana has been announced as her deputy. The selectors have given nod to two wicketkeepers in the squad with Richa Ghosh and Yastika Bhatia getting a place in the team.

Pooja Vastrakar’s name also features in the list but is subject to her clearing her fitness test. 

India’s squad for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (Vice-Captain), Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Richa Ghosh (wk) Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Radha Yadav, Renuka Thakur, Anjali Sarvani, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shikha Pandey

Reserves: Sabbhineni Meghana, Sneh Rana, Meghna Singh

Note: Pooja Vastrakar’s inclusion in the squad is subject to fitness

India’s squad for Tri-series: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (Vice Captain), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Radha Yadav, Renuka Thakur, Meghna Singh, Anjali Sarvani, Shushma Verma (wk), Amanjot Kaur, Pooja Vastrakar, Sabbhineni Meghana, Sneh Rana, Shikha Pandey

Note: Pooja Vastrakar’s inclusion in the squad is subject to fitness







ICC T20 World Cup 2023 – India’s League stage fixtures

Sr. No.

Date

Opponent

Venue

1

12th February

Pakistan

Cape Town

2

15th February

West Indies

Cape Town

3

18th February

England

Port Elizabeth

4

20th February

Ireland

Port Elizabeth



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