Shweta Sehrawat to lead women's India U-19 team for series against NZ

By: WE Team | Monday, 21 November 2022

Ace batter Shweta Sehrawat is all set to captain the women’s India U-19 team in the five-match home series against New Zealand.

The matches will be held from November 27 to December 6 in Mumbai. The matches are a part of India’s preparation for the inaugural Women’s U-19 World Cup in South Africa which will be held from January 14 to 29.

Shweta is a top-order batter and has led one of the four sides at the Under-19 T20 Challenger Trophy that finished earlier this month. Shweta will be supported by batter Soumya Tiwari who has been named as the vice-captain of the 15-member squad. Soumya scored 107 runs in four innings at the Challenger Trophy, the fourth-best in the competition.

Before the India series New Zealand and West Indies will play two T20s in Mumbai on November 22 and November 24.

The Indian Squad
Shweta Sehrawat (Captain), Shikha Shalot, Trisha G, Soumya Tiwari (VC), Sonia Mehdiya, Hurley Gala, Hrishita Basu (WK), Nandini Kashyap (WK), Sonam Yadav, Mannat Kashyap, Archana Devi, Parshavi Chopra, Titas Sadhu, Falak Naz, Shabnam MD.