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Women's T20I Tri-series: Rajeshwari Gayakwad to replace injured Ekta Bisht in India squad

India will face Australia in the opening match of the tri-series in Mumbai on Thursday, England are the third team to participate in the tournament.

Reported by: PTI, Mumbai [ Published on: March 21, 2018 20:27 IST ]
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Rajeshwari Gayakwad will replace injured left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht in India's squad for the Women's Twenty 20 tri-series starting in Mumbai on Thursday. 

"Bisht has been advised rest for 10 days after suffering an injury to her left index finger during a caught and bowled attempt in the third ODI against Australia in Vadodara," a media release said.

India will face Australia in the opening match of the tri-series that also includes England.

India Women's T20I squad: 

Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Mithali Raj, Veda Krishnamurthy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Anuja Patil, Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Poonam Yadav, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Rumeli Dhar, Mona Meshram, Rajeshwari Gayakwad.

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Group A

  • Teams Matches Wins Losses Points NRR
  • India 2 2 0 4 +1.474
  • Pakistan 2 1 1 2 +0.284
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  • Teams Matches Wins Losses Points NRR
  • Bangladesh 1 1 0 2 +2.740
  • Afghanistan 1 1 0 2 +1.820
  • Sri Lanka 2 0 2 0 -2.280