Anjum Chopra raises questions on India’s squad for Asian Games 2023

Anjum Chopra raises questions on India’s squad for Asian Games 2023. The Indian women’s squad will compete in a cricket tournament beginning September 19.

Former India cricketer Anjum Chopra is perplex by the Asian Games 2023 team decision. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced a 15-member squad for the quadrennial athletic event, which will begin on September 19 in Hangzhou, China.

The former India captain like the Asian Games team to the one that just play a T20I series in Bangladesh and question why some players left out despite not being given an opportunity.

“The recent announcement of the Asian Games team for later this year is perplexing. ” There are about six changes from the T20I squad head to Bangladesh. Some without playing have been trade, but why the others remain a mystery. “They could have been hurt. ” Chopra wrote in her IANS column.

Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the Indian team, with Smriti Mandhana serving as her deputy. Titas Sadhu, the talented speedster who shined in India’s successful campaign at the maiden U-19 Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa, has been awarded for her efforts. Spinner Minnu Mani, who picked up five wickets in the T20I series against Bangladesh, has also been retained.

Richa Ghosh, the team’s wicketkeeper, has also returned, but Yastika Bhatia has been dropped. The most shocking withdrawal is that of Renuka Singh Thakur. The Commonwealth Games 2022’s leading wicket-taker with 11 wickets in five matches.

Notably, the Asian Games’ women’s category will have 14 matches, with 14 teams competing against each other. All cricket matches held at Zhejiang University of Technology Pingfeng Cricket Field.

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Pakistan is the defending Asian Games women’s cricket champion.

Cricket will include in the Asian Games for the third time. The sport has already been feature at the sports spectacular in Guangzhou in 2010, and Incheon in 2014. Pakistan won the women’s events on both times by defeating Bangladesh in the final.

After winning a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, India’s women’s team will compete in a multi-sport event for the second time.

Also Read: Shibsagar Singh, on her selection to India Women’s squad for Asian Games.

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