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    Mithali Raj retained captain for home series against Sri Lanka

    Mithali has been retained as the captain of the India team for the upcoming bilateral series against Sri Lanka.

    Mithali has been retained as the captain of the India team for the upcoming bilateral series against Sri Lanka. (Getty Images)

    New Delhi: Veteran batswoman Mithali Raj has been retained as the captain of the India team for the upcoming bilateral series against Sri Lankan women scheduled to be played at Visakhapatnam from January 19 to 28.

    There will be three one day internationals apart from three T20 Internationals. While half of the matches will be played at the VDCA Stadium, the other half would be played at the ACA ground in Vizianagram.

    The India A squad which will take on the Sri Lankan women in a warm-up game was also announced. Veda Krishnamurthy will be the captain of that team.

    ODI Squad: Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (Vice-Captain), Karuna Jain (Wicketkeeper), Anagha Deshpande (Wicketkeeper), Smriti Mandhana, Poonam Raut, Amita Sharma, Sneh Rana, Vanitha VR, Jhulan Goswami, Niranjana Nagarajan, Shubhalakshmi Sharma, Gouhar Sultana, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Poonam Yadav.

    T20 Squad: Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (Vice-Captain), Karuna Jain (Wicketkeeper), Smriti Mandhana, Amita Sharma, Poonam Raut, Jhulan Goswami, Niranjana Nagarajan, Shubhalakshmi Sharma, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Veda Krishnamurthy, Ekta Bist, Sonia Dabir, Vanitha VR, Anagha Deshpande (Wicketkeeper).

    India A squad: Veda Krishnamurthy (Captain), Smriti Mandhana, Devika Vaidya, Shwetha Jadhav, Shika Pandey, Meghna Singh, Shushree Pradhan, Prity Bose, Saika Ishaque, S Meghna, Ritu Dhrub, Sushma Verma, Madhuri Mehta, Sneha Morey, Snehal Pradhan.

    Team Management: Neha Karnik (Physiotherapist), Kavita Pandya (Trainer), Purnima Rau (Coach).

    Itinerary for the series

    Jan 17: vs India (Vizianagram)

    Jan 19: 1st ODI (VDCA Stadium)

    Jan 21: 2nd ODI (VDCA Stadium)

    Jan 23: 3rd ODI (VDCA Stadium)

    Jan 25: 1st T20 Int (Vizianagram)

    Jan 26: 2nd T20 Int (Vizianagram)

    Jan 28: 3rd T20 Int (Vizianagram)