Shafali Verma to lead India U-19 during the inaugural Women's U-19 World Cup

Shafali Verma, a veteran of two Tests, 21 ODIs and 46 T20Is will lead a 15-member Indian squad in the inaugural Women’s Under-19 World Cup, which is scheduled to be held in South Africa from January 14 to January 29, the BCCI announced on Monday.

Along with Shafali, explosive wicketkeeper-batter Richa Ghosh has also been included in the team. Richa has played 17 ODIs and 25 T20Is in her senior career.

India U-19 Women’s team for SA T20s: Shafali Verma (Captain), Shweta Sehrawat (Vice-Captain), Richa Ghosh (WK), G Trisha, Soumya Tiwari, Sonia Mehdiya, Hurley Gala, Hrishita Basu (WK), Sonam Yadav, Mannat Kashyap, Archana Devi, Parshavi Chopra, Titas Sadhu, Falak Naz, Shabnam MD, Shikha, Najla CMC, Yashashree.