Roshanara selected for World T20

New Delhi: Bolangir off spinner Roshanara Parvin has been selected for ICC Women`s World T20 tournament to be held in Sri Lanka from Sept 26 to October 7. While Mithali Raj will lead a 14-member Indian team, Harmanpreet Kaur will be the deputy to Raj in the mega event, according to a release issued by the BCCI Secretary Sanjay Jagdale on Monday.

The All-India Selection Committee (women) picked the squad.

India, which is placed in Group A along with England, Australia and Pakistan, will play the Kangaroos in their opening encounter on September 27.

The ICC has already announced the schedule of women`s warm-up matches to be held on September 22 and 23 in Colombo.

The group stage matches will be played in Galle.

Squad: Mithali Raj (Capt), Harmanpreet Kaur (Vice-Capt), Sulakshana Naik, Jhulan Goswami, Poonam Raut, Gouhar Sultana, Ekta Bisht, Archana Das, N Niranjana, Mona Meshram, Shubhalaxmi Sharma, Anuja Patil, Roshanara Parvin, Amita Sharma.