Shweta Sehrawat to lead India U19 women's team in series against New Zealand
The series is part of the preparations for the Indian team ahead of the inaugural U19 Women’s T20 World Cup, to be held in South Africa from January 14-29
MUMBAI: The All-India Women's Selection Committee on Sunday named Shweta Sehrawat as the captain of India's U19 women's team in a five-match home T20 series against New Zealand from November 27 to December 6.
All five T20 matches will be played in Mumbai's Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). The series is part of the preparations for the Indian team ahead of the inaugural U19 Women's T20 World Cup, to be held in South Africa from January 14-29.
Prior to the series against India U19, New Zealand U19 will take part in a two-match T20I series against West Indies U19 team, to be played at the D.Y. Patil Stadium, Mumbai, on November 22 and 24.
After the series against New Zealand, the India U19 side will take on South Africa U19 team in a five-match away series. The series will be held at the Tuks Oval in Tshwane, from December 27, 2022 to January 4, 2023.
India are in Group D of U19 Women's T20 World Cup with Scotland, South Africa and United Arab Emirates. India and South Africa U19 teams will also play in the opening World Cup encounter at Willowmoore Park, Benoni January 14. IANS