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.

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