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Indian Women's Cricket Team


ABOUT

Nick NameWomen in Blue

Team Owner(s)Board of Control for Cricket in India

Prominent PlayersMithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur

SQUAD

PLAYER ROLE STYLE AGE
Taniya Bhatia Wicketkeeper Right Handed 23
Richa Ghosh Wicketkeeper Right Handed 18
Mithali Raj Batsman Right Handed 38
Smriti Mandhana Batsman Left Handed 25
Punam Raut Batsman Right Handed 32
Jemimah Rodrigues Batsman Right Handed 21
Shefali Verma Batsman Right Handed 27
Yastika Bhatia Batsman Left Handed 21
Harmanpreet Kaur All Rounder Right Handed 32
Deepti Sharma All Rounder Left Handed 24
Sneh Rana All Rounder Right Handed 27
Pooja Vastrakar Bowler Right Arm 22
Poonam Yadav Bowler Right Arm 30
Rajeshwari Gayakwad Bowler Left Arm 30
Ekta Bisht Bowler Left Arm 35
Jhulan Goswami Bowler Right Arm 38
Shikha Pandey Bowler Right Arm 32
Meghna Singh Bowler Right Arm 27
Radha Yadav Bowler Left Arm 21
Harleen Deol Batsman Right Handed 23
Renuka Singh Bowler Right Arm 25
Arundhati Reddy Bowler Right Arm 24
ABOUT

The Indian women’s national cricket team, also known as the Women in Blue, represents the country of India in international women’s cricket.


The team is currently ranked fourth in ICC Women’s Rankings with a total of 7,662 points and a rating of 111. The Indian team is one of the top teams today in Asia and the world. It has shown tremendous improvements in the last few years and has proved their mettle on various occasions.


History


Women’s Cricket Association of India was formed in 1973. Indian women’s cricket team played their first Test match against West Indies in 1976 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. Their first Test victory came two years later against the same opponent they debuted at the Moin-ul-Haq Stadium in Patna.


Indian team played their first ODI against England in 1978 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Their first T20I match was also against England in 2006 at the County Cricket Ground, Derby.


Women’s Cricket Association of India was merged with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2006.


Achievements


India has reached the final of ICC World Cup twice in 2005 and 2017 but failed to get hold of the trophy in both the cases. India has made to the semi-finals on three other occasions, in 1997, 2000, and 2009.


India also reached to the semi-finals of the first two editions of ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in 2009 and 2010.


Squad


Following is the most current list of players of Women’s cricket team of India which is playing in 2018 ICC Women’s World T20:


NameRole
Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain)Right Handed Batsman
Smriti MandhanaLeft Handed Batsman
Taniya BhatiaWicketkeeper / Right Handed Batsman
Ekta BishtSlow Left Arm Orthodox Bowler
Dayalan HemalathaRight Handed Batsman
Mansi JoshiRight Arm Medium Fast Bowler
Veda KrishnamurthyLeft Handed Batsman
Anuja PatilAll-rounder
Mithali RajRight Handed Batsman
Arundhati ReddyRight Arm Medium fast Bowler
Jemimah RodriguesRight Handed Batsman
Deepti SharmaAll-rounder
Pooja VastrakarRight Arm Medium Bowler
Poonam YadavRight Arm Leg-break Bowler
Radha YadavRight Arm Leg-break Bowler


Support Staff


Coach : Ramesh Powar


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