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Maben retained captain for Australia series

November 11, 2004 20:17 IST

Mamata Maben and Mithali Raj have been retained captain and vice-captain respectively of the
Indian women's cricket team for their upcoming one-day series against Australia, beginning December 6.

Announcing the team, Women's Cricket Association of India's Honorary Secretary Shubhangi Kulkarni, said that the team was selected after the Inter Zonal Rani Jhansi Tournament which concluded at Surat on November 10.

Australia will be playing seven match in the series with the opening encounter scheduled at Mysore on December 11. The other one-day ties will be played at Mysore (Dec 13), Mumbai
(Dec 16), Vapi (Dec 19), Ahmedabad (Dec 22), Aurangabad (Dec 24) and Chennai (Dec 28).

The Australian squad will begin its campaign with a warm-up match against India 'A' at Mysore on Dec 9, the team for which was also announced.

Team:

India: Mamata Maben (capt), Mithali Raj (vice-capt), Anju Jain, Anjum Chopra, Jaya Sharma, Hemalata Kala, Jhulan Goswami, Amita Sharma, Aundhati Kirkire, Varsba Raffel, Deepa Kulkarani, Neetu David, Nooshin Al Kadeer, and Monica Sumra.

Coach: Sudha Shah;
Team Manager: Trupti Bhattacharya
Manager: Veena Paralkar

India 'A': Sunetra Paranjpe (capt), Karuna Jain, Reema Malhotra, Rumeli Dhar, Gurdeep Kaur, Diana David, Priti Dimri, Asha Rawat, Savita Nirala, Seema Pujare, Seema Singh, Devika Palshikar, Rashmi Shivshankar, Dipika Babu.

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