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Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana named in ICC Women's World T20 squad

ANI  |  Dubai [UAE] 

Indian women team Harmanpreet Kaur, her deputy and left-handed opener and bowler have been named in the Women's World T20 2018 team of the tournament.

Harmanpreet, who scored 183 runs in the prestigious tournament, has been named as the of the Women's World T20 team.

Apart from the three Indians who figure in the squad, three players from England, two from and one each from Pakistan, New Zealand, and the have been named in the playing eleven, which was selected by a selection panel that included three former international players.

Harmanpreet is one of the two captains to make it to the squad along with Pakistan's Javeria Khan, while of the tournament of Australia, Mandhana and England's were nominated to bat ahead of her.

All-rounders of the Windies and Allyse Perry of Australia, and England fast bowler are the seam bowlers in the squad with off-spinner of New Zealand, leg-spinner of and left-arm spinner of England the slow bowlers. Bangladesh's new-ball bowler has been named as the 12th

The selection panel comprised former players and commentators Ian Bishop, and Ebony Rainford-Brent, and ICC's General Manager - Cricket,

The Women's World T20 2018 Team of the tournament in their batting order is as follows: (Australia) - 225 runs, (India) - 178 runs, (England, wicketkeeper) - 107 runs, 5 dismissals, (India, Captain) - 183 runs, (Windies) - 121 runs, 10 wickets, Javeria Khan (Pakistan) - 136 runs, Ellyse Perry (Australia) - 60 runs, 9 wickets, (New Zealand) - 8 wickets, (England) - 7 wickets, (England) - 8 wickets, (India) - 8 wickets, 12th player: (Bangladesh) - 6 wickets.

The next ICC World T20 tournament will next take place in in 2020.

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First Published: Sun, November 25 2018. 22:22 IST