Cricket

Punam Raut dropped from Mithali Raj-led India women squad for 4-match ODI series against England

  • PTI
  • March 27th, 2018
  • 0:47:34 IST

New Delhi: Opener Punam Raut was on Monday dropped from the 15-member Indian women's cricket team named for the upcoming four-match ODI series against England Women to be played in Nagpur.

File image of India captain Mithali Raj. Reuters

File image of India captain Mithali Raj. Reuters

Dayalan Hemalatha has been named in the squad in place of Raut, who was criticised for slow batting in the ODI series against Australia earlier this month which India lost 0-3.

The matches will be played on 3, 6, 9 and 12 April in Nagpur.

The All-India Women's Selection Committee also picked India A squad that will play a practice game against England Women.

India Women's ODI squad: Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-captain), Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Dayalan Hemalatha, Veda Krishnamurthy, Devika Vaidya, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav, Sushma Verma (wicket-keeper), Rajeshwari Gayakwad.

India A squad: Deepti Sharma (Captain), Jemimah Rodrigues, Devika Vaidya, Dayalan Hemalatha, Priya Punia, Anuja Patil, Mona Meshram, Sukanya Parida, Kavita Patil, Shanti Kumari, Tanushree Sarkar, Nuzhat Parween (wicket-keeper), Radha Yadav, T P Kanwar

Updated Date: March 27, 2018 00:47:34 IST

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