ICC to increase teams to 20 for 2023-2031 cycle

The West Indies men's and women's team pose for a group

Four more teams could be involved in the next T20 World Cup Credit AP

When most girls of her age will be preparing for their board exams in February, the 16-year-old Siliguri girl will be bracing for her maiden worldwide cricket tour with the Indian women's side and that too the marquee ICC World T20.

Bhatia's mother Sapna Bhatia had called the wicket-keeper batswoman early Sunday and told her that she was praying for her inclusion in the Indian team and could not sleep the whole night expecting Bhatia's call up to the Indian team.

Other players to make India's T20 World Cup squad include Harleen Deol who was ruled out of the T20 Challenger Trophy due to an injury, but has found a place in the WC squad. She is really talented and have been performing very well in domestic cricket.

"So I think our team is good".

From the day I started playing cricket, I idolized former Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist and has met him 6-7 years ago. As reported by Cricbuzz, Hilton said, "It's a group that has the talent, youth, experience and desire to help us win the T20 World Cup".

Taniya had made history when she became the youngest player at 13 to play for senior Punjab team in 2011.

At present, 16 teams participate in the World T20 and the same number will be there in this year's tournament slated to be played in Australia in October.

Ghosh realises that now she has to put every inch of effort to prepare for the showpiece event in Australia where India will kick off their campaign against the hosts on February 21 in Sydney.

India are positioned in Group A along with hosts Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh while Group B comprises England, South Africa, the West Indies, Pakistan and Thailand.

Skipper Harmanpreet said: "Before the World Cup, this series is going to be a big one for us and we will look for our best combination and with that we will give chances to newcomer also".

"We have assembled a team that we feel can hold their own against anyone in the world and it will be important that we carry that belief into the ICC Women's T20 World Cup".

Mohali Harleen Kaur Deol also made it to the Indian team. The 28-year-old was today named India's best female cricketer in 2018-19 by the BCCI.

At the same time frame, the selectors have launched a 16-member staff when it comes to tri-series is played in Australia ahead of the World Cup and Nuzhat Parveen ended up being included while the 16th player because of this show. went. Hindustan faces a hardcore challenge in the 1st match regarding the event.

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