Anuja Patil to lead India A Women against Australia in warm-ups

Nuzhat Parween has been given wicket-keeping duties for the warm-ups.

Anuja Patil will lead India A against Australia in warm-ups | AP

The All-India Women’s Selection Committee on Sunday (March 4) announced the 14-member India A squad, as well as, named Anuja Patil as Captain of the side for the two warm-up matches against Australia Women.

Meanwhile, Nuzhat Parween, who was dropped from the national squad for South Africa’s tour last month, has been given wicket-keeping duties for the warm-ups. The national selectors included out-of-favor international players Preeti Bose and Neha Tanwar in the squad.

The warm-ups will start with the first match on March 6 followed by the second match on March 8 at Bandra Kurla Complex stadium in Mumbai.

Following the warm-up games, India and Australia are scheduled to play three-match Paytm One-Day International series as part of the ICC Women’s Championship 2017-2020. The ODIs will be played on March 12, 15 and 18 in Vadodara –all matches will be played in the same vanue.

India A squad: Anuja Patil (C),Priya Punia, Sarika Koli, Dayalan Hemalatha, Neha Tanwar, Tanushree Sarkar, Nishu Choudhary, Kavita Patil, Meghna Singh, Shanti Kumari, Nuzhat Parween (wk), TP Kanwar, Preeti Bose, S Asha.

Australia Women’s Tour of India, 2018

S. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

6-Mar

Warm-up match against India A

Mumbai

2

8-Mar

Warm-up match against India A

Mumbai

3

12-Mar

1st ODI

Baroda

4

15-Mar

2nd ODI

Baroda

5

18-Mar

3rd ODI

Baroda

 

T20I Women’s Tri-Series, 2018 (India, Australia & England)

S. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

22-Mar

India v Australia

Mumbai

2

24-Mar

Australia v England

Mumbai

3

26-Mar

India v England

Mumbai

4

28-Mar

India v Australia

Mumbai

5

30-Mar

Australia v England

Mumbai

6

1-Apr

India v England

Mumbai

7

3-Apr

Final

Mumbai


By Rashmi Nanda - 05 Mar, 2018

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