BCCI Announces Squads For ODI, T20 Series Against South Africa, Senior Shikha Pandey Axed
Wicketkeeper Taniya Bhatia from Punjab and Andhra Pradesh-born all-rounder Shikha Pandey do not figure in Indian One-day International (ODI) and T20 squads announced on Saturday. India will play five ODIs and three T20s against South Africa here, beginning March 7.
According to a statement of the Indian cricket board, Himachal Pradesh's Sushma Verma and uncapped Swetha Verma from Uttar Pradesh are the wicket-keepers in the ODI squad while Sushma and Nuzhat Parveen are the wicket-keepers in the T20 squads, picked by the all-India women's selection committee.
Mithali Raj is the captain of the ODI squad and Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the T20 team.
All eight matches will be played at the Bharat Ratna Shree Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana International Stadium in Gomti Nagar.