Toss India chose to bowl vs West Indies
West Indies, on the other hand, picked all four of the Under-19 T20 World Cup players that they had brought in just ahead of this clash. Allrounders Zaida James and Djenaba Joseph, wicketkeeper Trishan Holder and fast bowler Jannillea Glasgow were brought in as cover for Stafanie Taylor, Chinelle Henry, Shakera Selman and Chedean Nation, who are all recovering from injury.
Aaliyah Alleyne, who had opened the batting after Deandra Dottin’s retirement last year, replaced Britney Cooper in the XI.
India: 1 Smriti Mandhana, 2 Jemimah Rodrigues, 3 Harleen Deol, 4 Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), 5 Yastika Bhatia (wk), 6 Devika Vaidya, 7 Pooja Vastrakar, 8 Deepti Sharma, 9 Shikha Pandey, 10 Renuka Singh, 11 Rajeshwari Gayakwad
West Indies: 1 Hayley Matthews (capt), 2 Aaliyah Alleyne, 3 Jannillea Glasgow, 4 Trishan Holder, 5 Zaida James, 6 Djenaba Joseph, 7 Rashada Williams (wk), 8 Shemaine Campbelle, 9 Shabika Gajnabi, 10 Afy Fletcher, 11 Shamilia Connell