India’s roster announced for 2024 Women’s Asian Cup

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India India squad announced for Women's Asia Cup 2024 announced


The BCCI on Saturday (July 6) announced India’s squad for the upcoming Women’s T20 Asia Cup 2024. The much-awaited tournament will be held from July 19 to 28 in Sri Lanka.

A total of 8 teams will be participating in the 9th edition of the Women’s Asia Cup. India are the current champions and will be looking to defend their title. In the last edition of the tournament, India defeated Bangladesh in the final by 8 wickets to clinch the title. They are also the favourites for the upcoming edition and will be looking to live up to expectations.

The other teams that will be participating in the tournament are hosts Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal and the United Arab Emirates. The Indian team led by Harmanpreet Kaur is drawn in Group A along with Pakistan, Nepal and the United Arab Emirates.

India squad for Women’s T20 Asia Cup, 2024:

Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the Indian team in the upcoming T20 at the 2024 Women’s Asia Cup. Richa Ghosh, who suffered a concussion during the first T20I against South Africa earlier this week, has also joined the squad.

From the squad currently playing the three-match series against South Africa, two players have been dropped – Amanjot Kaur and Shabnam Md Shakil. The rest of the squad is in the expected line-up. While Harmanpreet will lead the team, opener Smriti Mandhana has been named as a stand-in.

The selectors have also named four reserves who will travel – Shweta Sehrawat, Saika Ishaque, Tanuja Kanwer and Meghna Singh. India will open their tournament campaign on July 19 against Pakistan, before taking on the UAE and Nepal on July 21 and 23 respectively.

India squad for Women’s T20 Asia Cup, 2024:

Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana (VC), Shafali Verma, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Richa Ghosh (WK), Uma Chetry (WK), Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Renuka Singh Thakur, Dayalan Hemalatha, Asha Sobhana, Yadav , Shreyanka Patil, Sajana Sajeevan

Travel Bookings: Shweta Sehrawat, Saika Ishaque, Tanuja Kanwer, Meghna Singh

Women’s T20 Asian Cup 2024: India Schedule

  • 19-Jul-24, India vs Pakistan, Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
  • 21-Jul-24, India vs United Arab Emirates, Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
  • 23-Jul-24, India vs Nepal, Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla