Also in the squad is the uncapped Jharkhand wicketkeeper-batter Indrani Roy
Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey and Taniya Bhatia have been named in the India Women’s squads for their upcoming seven-match tour of England. The uncapped Jharkhand wicketkeeper-batter Indrani Roy has earned her maiden international call-up, while Sneh Rana, who made the last of her 12 India appearances back in February 2016, returns to the squad.
Left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad, meanwhile, has been left-out. It is understood she is recovering from Covid-19.
Pandey and Bhatia, who were both left out of the squads for the ODI and T20I series at home against South Africa, have been included in both limited-overs squads, while Verma has earned her maiden call-up to the ODI squad.
The tour kicks off on June 16 with a one-off Test in Bristol and concludes with the third and final T20I on July 15. A three-match ODI series is also slotted in between.
Test & ODI squad: Mithali Raj (capt), Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur (vc), Punam Raut, Priya Punia, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Sneh Rana, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Indrani Roy (wk), Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav.
T20I squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), Smriti Mandhana (vc), Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Richa Ghosh, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Indrani Roy (wk), Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav, Simaran Dil Bahadur.
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Annesha Ghosh is a sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo. @ghosh_annesha