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Mithali to lead hosts India at 2013 women's World Cup

December 31, 2012 14:34 IST

Mithali Raj was named as the captain of India's 15-member women's cricket squad on Monday for the World Cup to be played in India next month.

Mithali RajThe ICC Women's World Cup will commence on January 31, and the final will be played at CCI ground in Mumbai on February 17.

Hosts India will play on the opening day of the tournament against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium.

Squad: Mithali Raj (C), Harmanpreet Kaur, Jhulan Goswami, Amita Sharma, Gouhar Sultana, M Thirushkamini, Sulakshana Naik, Ekta Bist, Mona Meshram, Rasanara Parwin, Niranjana Nagarajan, Punam Raut, Reema Malhotra, Karuna Jain, Shubhalaxmi Sharma.

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