Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup 2012 October 17, 2012

Sunitha Anand picked for Women's Asia Cup

ESPNcricinfo staff

Wicketkeeper batsman Sunitha Anand is the only new name in the 15-member India's Twenty20 squad for the upcoming Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup scheduled to take place in Guangzhou, China from October 24. Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur will continue in their role as the captain and the vice-captain.

India is placed in Group A with Hong Kong, Pakistan and Thailand, while Bangladesh, China, Nepal and Sri Lanka are in Group B. Two teams from each group will qualify for the semi-finals to be played on October 30. The final will be played the next day. All the matches will be played at the Guanggong International Cricket Stadium in Guangzhou, the venue for the 2010 Asian Games.

Squad: Mithali Raj (captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-captain), Ekta Bisht, Archana Das, Jhulan Goswami, Reema Malhotra, Mona Meshram, Sulakshana Naik, Nagarajan Niranjana, Rasanara Parwin, Anuja Patil, Poonam Raut, Amita Sharma, Shubhlakshmi Sharma, Sunitha Anand

Comments have now been closed for this article

  • Sriram on October 18, 2012, 12:58 GMT

    So just 1 change for team that has been perinial loosers..Indian Women team needs BIG time backing from BCCI if they want to close the widening gap between them and the likes for Aus, Eng and NZ. Windies and SA are getting ahead of India..

  • sudharsan on October 18, 2012, 10:04 GMT

    How to describe it? bats-woman!? Funny

  • Dummy4 on October 18, 2012, 6:13 GMT

    Goodluck to Indian Team !!!

  • Dummy4 on October 18, 2012, 6:09 GMT

    I surprise ! wk batsman????????????????

  • Dummy4 on October 17, 2012, 18:25 GMT

    Sunitha is WK batsmannnn????????

  • No featured comments at the moment.