Commonwealth Games 2022 started with a colorful program on 28th July. Now 5,054 athletes from 74 countries all over the world are taking part. A total of 214 players from India are representing the country in various sports this time. Cricket has been included in the Commonwealth after 24 years, while Women's T20 has been included in it for the first time.
A total of eight women's cricket teams are participating in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Apart from India, teams from Australia, Pakistan, Barbados, England, New Zealand, South Africa, and Sri Lanka are included in this. These eight teams are divided into two groups of four teams each. Teams of India, Pakistan, Australia, and Barbados have been placed in Group A. In the B group, there are teams from England, New Zealand, South Africa, and Sri Lanka.
India schedule according to Indian time
vs Australia 1st match - 29 July - 3.30 pm
vs Pakistan 2nd match - July 31 - 3.30 pm
vs Barbados 3rd match - August 3 - 10.30 pm
The first two placed teams in both groups will advance to the semi-finals. The semi-final matches will be played on 6 August. The first semi-final will be played at 3.30 pm while the second semi-final will be played at 10.30 pm. The gold medal match will start on 7th August at 9.30 pm.
Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (VS), Shafali Verma, S Meghna, Tania Sapna Bhatia (WK), Yastika Bhatia (WK), Deepti Sharma, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Thakur, Jemima Rodrigues, Radha Yadav, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana.
Standby: Simran Dil Bahadur, Richa Ghosh, Poonam Yadav.