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Mithali Raj named captain of Indian Blue Team

Monikha Das in India Green Team

Mumbai, Aug 1: The BCCI on Wednesday announced the teams for the women’s T20 Challenger Trophy from August 14-21 at Alur. India skipper Mithali Raj will lead the India Blue side that comprises national team players like wicketkeeper Taniya Bhatia, Poonam Yadav, among others.

All-rounder Deepti Sharma had been named skipper of the India Red side while star batswoman Veda Krishnamurthy will lead the India Green team in the tournament. The teams are as follows:

India Blue: Mithali Raj (C), Vanitha VR, D Hemalatha, Neha Tanwar, Anuja Patil, Saima Thakor, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Radha Yadav, Preeti Bose, Poonam Yadav, Keerthy James, Mansi Joshi, Suman Gulia
India Red: Deepti Sharma (C), Punam Raut, Disha Kasat, Mona Meshram, Harlene Deol, Tanushree Sarkar, Ekta Bisht, Tanuja Kanwer, Shikha Pandey, Shanti Kumari, ReemaLaxmi Ekka, Nuzhat Parveen (WK), Aditi Sharma
India Green: Veda Krishnamurthy (C), Jemimah Rodrigues, Priya Punia, Devika Vaidya, Monikha Das, Arundathi Reddy, Sushma Verma (WK), Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Fatima Jaffer, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Sukanya Parida, Jhulan Goswami, Sajana S. (IANS)