As the ICC Woman’s World Cup is going to kick start from 3rd of February and the Indian team has been declared for the WC under the captaincy of Mithali Raj; it’s the Odia girl Sukanya Parida who is making the news.
Sukanya Parida who has already played the home series against the Caribbean team West Indies in last November become the only odia girl to get selected in the WC squad. The 23-year-old Kendrapada girl who is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and right-hand batsman was part of the Challenger Trophy-winning India Red. She had put up an impressive performance during the tournament drawing the attention of the selectors.
India is placed in Group-A, which also consists of countries like the host Srilanka, Ireland, Zimbabwe, Thailand Team India will also play a practice match against South Africa before the start of World Cup.
The 14 member Indian team consists of
Mithali Raj [Captain]
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