Indian women’s cricketers, who have been named in the squad for the England tour, have assembled in the team hotel in Mumbai. There, they have been put under quarantine for as many as 14 days before departing for England. Their hard quarantine started on May 19 and have now been given the permission to workout in the gym and greet each other.
BCCI shares a 96-seconds long video featuring skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and other players
Moreover, in the same hotel, Indian Men’s team is also quarantining and both the teams will depart in the same flight to England on June 2. After completing the 7-days hard quarantine, the women’s cricketers have now started training in the gym. The BCCI’s official account shared a short video showing Indian women’s cricketers working out in the Hotel gym.
“Shut the noise! We are India,” BCCI’s official account wrote in the caption. IN the 96 second long video, the likes of skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami, Shafali Verma, Ekta Bisht, Harleen Deol, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma were seen doing various exercises.
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) May 27, 2021
The Indian Women’s team will clash with England in a one-off Test match, three ODIs and three T20Is. The tour will start with a four-day Test match, starting June 16 in Bristol. The tour will then progress to the ODI leg, which will start on June 27 in Bristol, second ODI in Taunton on June 30 and the final ODI in Worcester on July 3.
Post this, the women will play three T20Is in Northampton, Hove and Chelmsford on July 9, July 11 and July 15, respectively.
Here are the full squads for the England tour:
India’s Senior Women squad for Test & ODI: Mithali Raj (Captain), Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-captain), Punam Raut, Priya Punia, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Sneh Rana, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Indrani Roy (wicket-keeper), Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav
India’s Senior Women squad for T20I: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain) Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Richa Ghosh, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Indrani Roy (wicket-keeper), Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav, Simaran Dil Bahadur
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