Digital Desk, Mumbai. The All India Women’s Selection Committee of BCCI has announced the Indian women’s team on Saturday for the limited overs series to be held with South Africa. In the ODI team, wicketkeepers Tania Bhatia and Shikha Pandey have not got a place. In the ODI team, Sushma Verma of Himachal Pradesh and Shweta Verma of Uttar Pradesh have got the place, while wicketkeeper Nuzhat Parveen is the new face in the T20 team.
Mithali Raj has been named captain of the ODI team and Harmanpreet Kaur has been named captain of the T20 team. Five ODIs and three T20 matches are to be played under this series. All eight matches of the series are to be played at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium in Ekana, near Lucknow.
One day team: Mithali Raj (captain), Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodriguez, Punam Raut, Priya Punia, Yastika Bhatia, Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-captain), D. Hemlata, Deepti Sharma, Sushma Verma (wicket-keeper), Shweta Verma (wicket-keeper), Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Jhulan Goswami, Mansi Joshi, Poonam Yadav, C. Prathyusha, Monica Patel.
T20 team: Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Shefali Verma, Jemimah Rodriguez, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh, Harleen Deol, Sushma Verma (wicket keeper), Nuzhat Parveen (wicket keeper) Ayushi Soni, Arundhati Reddy, Radha Yadav , Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Poonam Yadav, Mansi Joshi, Monica Patel, C. Prathyusha, Simran Dil Bahadur.