Harmanpreet Kaur will be the deputy to Raj in the mega event, according to a release issued by the BCCI Secretary Sanjay Jagdale.
The All-India Selection Committee (women) picked the squad.
The ICC has already announced the schedule of women's warm-up matches to be held on September 22 and 23 in Colombo.
The group stage matches will be played in Galle.
Squad: Mithali Raj (Capt), Harmanpreet Kaur (Vice-Capt), Sulakshana Naik, Jhulan Goswami [ Images ], Poonam Raut, Gouhar Sultana, Ekta Bisht, Archana Das, N Niranjana, Mona Meshram, Shubhalaxmi Sharma, Anuja Patil, Roshanara Parvin, Amita Sharma [ Images ].