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Harmanpreet Kaur Named Captain of the Indian Women's Cricket Team

Mar 29, 2013 12:50 IST

Harmanpreet KaurHarmanpreet Kaur was named as the Captain of the Indian women's Cricket team for the limited-overs series against Bangladesh, on 28 March 2013. The limited-overs series against Bangladesh will start in India from 2 April 2013. She replaced Mithali Raj to be the captain of the Indian women's Cricket team.

Opener Poonam Raut was named as the Vice-Captain of the team. Senior Indian batswoman and Captain Mithali Raj was not named in the 15-member Indian women's Cricket team by the All-India Women's Selection Committee.

There will be three T20 matches as well as three One-Day International matches in the series to be played against Bangladesh.

About Harmanpreet Kaur

• Harmanpreet Kaur began her international cricket career with the ODI against Pakistan in 2009.
• She is the middle-order batswoman of the Indian women's Cricket team.

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