The women’s cricket matches will be held at the Zhejiang University of Technology Pingfeng Cricket Field, with the tournament spanning from September 19 to 28.
Sadhu, a talented right-arm pacer, earned her place in the squad due to her impressive performances during India’s successful campaign in the inaugural U-19 Women’s World Cup held in South Africa.
The 18-year-old is not part of the Indian squad currently in Bangladesh.
Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the side with Smriti Mandhana as her deputy.
Rookier spinners Minnu Mani and Anusha Bareddy, who are in Bangladesh, have been included.
Wicketkeeper Richa Ghosh, who was dropped from Bangladesh tour on fitness grounds, is also back.
India women’s squad for 19th Asian Games:
Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana (VC), Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (wk), Amanjot Kaur, Devika Vaidya, Anjali Sarvani, Titas Sadhu, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Minnu Mani, Kanika Ahuja, Uma Chetry (wk), Anusha Bareddy
Standby list of players:
Harleen Deol, Kashvee Gautam, Sneh Rana, Saika Ishaque, Pooja Vastrakar.
(With inputs from PTI)
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