Indian team announced for Under-19 World Cup, Shefali Verma becomes captain

The All India Women's Selection Committee has announced the squad for the upcoming Under-19 World Cup and bilateral T20I series against South Africa.

Indian team announced for Under-19 World Cup,  Shefali Verma becomes captain


The All India Women's Selection Committee has announced the squad for the upcoming Under-19 World Cup and bilateral T20I series against South Africa. Shefali Verma, a member of the Indian senior women's team, will lead the national team in the Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup to be held in South Africa. Along with Shefali Verma, Indian wicket-keeper batsman Richa Ghosh has also got a place in the team. 

The inaugural edition of the Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup will be held in South Africa. The All India Women's Selection Committee on Monday announced the Indian women's squad for the bilateral T20I series against South Africa and the Under-19 Women's World Cup. Let us tell you that 16 teams will be seen in the inaugural edition of the Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup. The tournament will start on 14 January 2023 and the final match will be played on 29 January 2023. Team India has been placed in Group D.

World cup format

Talking about the Indian team has been placed in Group D along with South Africa, UAE, and Scotland. The top three teams from each group will advance to the Super Six round, where both will be divided into two groups. The top two teams from each group will advance to the semi-finals, which will be played at the JB Marks Oval on January 27. The final match will be played on the same ground on January 29.

Under-19 Bilateral Series Schedule

  • First T20 match - 27 December
  • Second T20 match - 29 December
  • Third T20 match - 31 December
  • Fourth T20 match - 2 January
  • Fifth T20 match - 4 January

All these matches will be played at Tux Oval Pretoria ground.

Under-19 team for the South Africa series

Shefali Verma (Captain), Shweta Sehrawat (Vice-Captain), Richa Ghosh (Wicket-keeper), G Trisha, Soumya Tiwari, Sonia Mehdia, Hurley Gala, Harshita Basu (Wicket-keeper), Sonam Yadav, Mannat Kashyap, Archana Devi, Parshvi Chopra, Titas Sadhu, Falak Naaz, Shabnam MD, Shikha, Najla CMC, Yashshree.

The Indian squad for the Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup:

Shefali Verma (Captain), Shweta Sehrawat (Vice-Captain), Richa Ghosh, G Trisha, Soumya Tiwari, Sonia Mehdia, Hurley Gala, Rishita Basu, Sonam Yadav, Mannat Kashyap, Archana Devi, Parshvi Chopra, Titus Sadhu, Falak Naaz, Shabnam MD.