toss India Decided to bat vs West Indies
Captain Harmanpreet Kaur
Returned to India after missing the women’s T20I tri-series opener and won the toss and elected to bat against the West Indies.
Played his first T20 and was named in the playing XI From October 2021
. Harmanpreet and Pandey came in for Sneh Rana and Anjali Sarvani, as India opted to field a spin-heavy combination at Buffalo Park, where the pitch was slow.
West Indies opted to drop Shakira Selman, who is back from injury, with the right-arm seamer Shanika Bruce
, who made his international debut for Barbados at the Commonwealth Games last year. This will be his first appearance for West Indies.
There are concerns about the Caribbean side’s batting, as captain Hayley Matthews admitted After their last farewell
And would like to improve in that direction
India: Smriti Mandhana, Yastika Bhatia (wicketkeeper), Harleen Deol, Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Jemimah Rodrigues, Devika Vaidya, Deepti Sharma, Amanjat Kaur, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Rajeshwari Gaikwad
West Indies: Hayley Matthews (captain), Brittany Cooper, Rashada Williams (wicketkeeper), Shemaine Campbell, Shabika Ghaznavi, Chedian Nation, Affie Fletcher, Shamilia Connell, Shanika Bruce, Karishma Ramharak, Kaysia Schultz