Mumbai: The BCCI on Saturday announced a 15-member India Women A team, mostly made up of senior side players, for the T20 series against Australia A to be played here from Monday.
Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the India Women A side while Smriti Mandhana will be her deputy.
The All-India Women's Selection Committee picked up the squad in view of the ICC Women's World T20 to be held in West Indies from November 9 so that the senior team players can prepare for the marquee event.
The three-match T20 series will be played at BKC Mumbai on October 22, 24 and 26.
India A Women's T20 squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Mithali Raj, Jemimah Rodrigues, Veda Krishnamurthy, Deepti Sharma, Tanya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Anuja Patil, Ekta Bisht, D Hemalatha, Mansi Joshi, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy.