Anuja Patil named India A captain for warm-ups against Australia

The warm-up games will be played on March 6 and 8 in Mumbai.

Anuja Patil (right) is a T20 specialist, who has played 27 matches for India. (File Photo)   -  AKHILESH KUMAR

Off-spinner Anuja Patil was on Sunday named captain of the India A women’s team, which will play two warm-up matches against the visiting Australian side next week.

The warm-up games will be played on March 6 and 8 in Mumbai. Patil is a T20 specialist, who has played 27 matches for India.

Australia is touring India as part of the ICC Women’s ODI Championship. India and Australia will play a three-match series in Vadodara from March 12-18.

India A squad: Anuja Patil (captain), Priya Punia, Sarika Kohli, Dayalan Hemalatha, Neha Tanwar, Tanushree Sarkar, Nishu Choudhary, Kavita Patil, Meghna Singh, Shanti Kumari, Nuzhat Parween, T.P. Kanwar, Preeti Bose, S. Asha.

For more updates, follow Sportstar on :