Kaur to lead India for Caribbean World Cup – Stabroek News


MUMBAI, India, CMC – Experienced stroke-maker Harmanpreet Kaur will lead India to November Women’s Twenty20 World Cup in the Caribbean, in a strong 15-member side named for the ICC stand-alone tournament.

The 29-year-old, who has played 88 Twenty20 Internationals, took over the captaincy from current one-day skipper Mithali Raj following the 2016 T20 World Cup which West Indies won to clinch their maiden title.

Kaur has emerged as one of India’s leading batsmen, with 11 half-centuries in ODIs and six in T20 Internationals.

She will have as her deputy Smriti Mandhana, the exciting 22-year-old opener who has already struck three hundreds in 44 ODIs and five half-centuries in T20 Internationals.

Raj, the veteran 35-year-old right-hander, will continue in the squad, bringing her experience of…

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