ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers: Indian pacers Jhulan Goswami, Sukanya Parida ruled out with injury

PTI, Feb, 02 2017

New Delhi: Medium pacers Jhulan Goswami and Sukanya Parida have been ruled out of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers, to be played in Colombo from 7-21 February, due to injuries.

File photo of Jhulan Goswami. AFP

File photo of Jhulan Goswami. AFP

Soni Yadav will replace Goswami while Mansi Joshi has been named as replacement for Parida.

The BCCI had earlier informed that Mona Meshram had replaced Smriti Mandhana, who had sustained an injury during the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) in Australia.

Fifth-ranked India has been placed in Group A alongside Sri Lanka, Ireland, Zimbabwe and Thailand. India will play a warm-up match against South Africa on 5 February before its opening qualifier against hosts Sri Lanka on 7 February.

India's second game is against Thailand on 8 February at the Colombo Cricket Club, followed by the third match against Ireland on 10 February at the P Sara Oval, Colombo. The final group match against Zimbabwe will be played on 13 February.

The top three sides from Group A and Group B will progress to the Super Six stage. The top four sides from the Super Six stage will complete the eight-team line-up for the 2017 Women’s World Cup. The top two sides will battle it out for the title in the final on 21 February.

The 14-member Indian team for the 2017 World Cup Qualifier: Mithali Raj (C), Harmanpreet Kaur, Mona Meshram, Thirushkamini MD, Veda Krishnamurthy, Devika Vaidya, Sushma Verma, Mansi Joshi, Shikha Pandey, Soni Yadav, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Deepti Sharma.

Published Date: Feb 02, 2017 | Updated Date: Feb 02, 2017

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4717 115
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115