There are as many as eight Indian players featuring in the Women's Big Bash this season and the leading stars also feature in the Hundred in the UK.
India women's T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur said that the team management has a happy selection headache, with every member of the squad ready to play whenever required.
It will be a debut season for the 21-year-old Rodrigues, beginning October 14. Shafali Verma and Radha Yadav have been signed up by Sydney Sixers.
India badly need Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana to fire to put pressure on Australia after receiving a nine-wicket hammering in the opening match of the three-game series.
The 32-year-old allrounder suffered the injury before the warm-up game against Australia on Saturday.
In an exclusive chat with former India captain Anjum Chopra, we talk about one-off Test and the concerns India faced in the ODI series as they gear up for the World Cup next year.
Indian women's cricket team coach Ramesh Powar said an 'ideological change' is needed for the side to transform into a 'fearless unit' in white-ball games.
India women's team England tour ended in a disappointment as the Harmanpreet Kaur-led side succumb to an eight-wicket loss to the host in the third and final T20I; subsequently conceding the series 2-1.
Defending a 149-run target, India restricted England to 140/8 to secure a win in the second T20I.
Harmanpreet and Harleen Deol pulled off splendid catches in the rain-hit first T20I which England won by 18 runs here on Friday night.
In the 30 ODIs and 24 innings Harmanpreet has played since that 2017 World Cup century, she has managed only two half-centuries and those too came long back in early 2018.
The senior batter is confident of finding her mojo back in the three-match T20 series against England.
India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur would be aiming to overcome her prolonged form slump and provide a much-needed boost to the team's batting.
It will be interesting to see if coach Ramesh Powar has a solution for Harmanpreet's lean patch.
India and England will play a one-off Test here from Wednesday, which will start the visitors' full-fledged tour of the UK, where they will also feature in ODI and T20 series.
Mandhana, the Indian T20 vice captain, is set to form a devastating opening partnership with England's Danni Wyatt at Southern Brave.
Harmanpreet has represented India in 104 ODIs (2,532 runs, with three centuries) and 114 T20 Internationals (2,186 runs, with one century).
The Indian women's cricket squad will be travelling along with the men's squad for their month-long tour of England. This Test will be India women's first in six years.
Harmanpreet had tested positive and made it public on March 30. After more than two weeks, her RT-PCR report has come negative.