Pooja Vastrakar replaces injured Smriti Mandhana in ODI series against South Africa

DN Bureau

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Wednesday announced Pooja Vastrakar as the replacement for Smriti Mandhana, who was ruled out of the three-match ODI series against South Africa due to injury.

Smriti Mandhana

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced Pooja Vastrakar as the replacement for Smriti Mandhana, who was ruled out of the three-match ODI series against South Africa due to injury.

Also Read: India win first Test against South Africa by 203 runs

Mandhana fractured her right toe while batting in the nets ahead of the 1st ODI in Vadodara.

Pooja Vastrakar 

"The All India Women's Selection Committee has named Pooja Vastrakar as replacement in the squad for the ODI series," BCCI said in a statement.

Also Read: Ashwin picks up seven wickets to end South Africa's first innings at 431 runs

India squad for the series: Mithali Raj (capt), Harmanpreet Kaur (vice-capt), Taniya Bhatia (wk), Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Jhulan Goswami, Dayalan Hemalatha, Mansi Joshi, Pooja Vastrakar, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Priya Punia, Punam Raut, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma.

India and South Africa will take on each other in the first ODI October 9. (ANI)

(Download the Dynamite News app from here. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.)






Related Stories