All squads for inaugural ICC U19 T20 World Cup

16 teams will participate in the inaugural edition of the U19 T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa

Women's CricZone Staff
22 Dec 2022 | Updated On 12 Jan 2023
All squads for inaugural ICC U19 T20 World Cup

Shafali Verma in action © Getty Images

The inaugural edition of the ICC Women's U19 T20 World Cup is all set to take place in South Africa from 14th January 2023 with the final scheduled on 29th January. 

16 teams will participate in the tournament. India have picked the likes of Shafali Verma and Richa Ghosh in their 15-member squad, while New Zealand have three internationally capped players like Georgia Plimmer, Izzy Gaze, and Fran Jonas.

Here's a look at the squads that will take part in the U19 T20 World Cup.

Group A:

Australia 
Squad: Rhys McKenna (c), Chloe Ainsworth, Jade Allen, Charis Bekker, Paris Bowdler, Maggie Clark, Sianna Ginger, Lucy Hamilton, Ella Hayward, Milly Illingworth, Eleanor Larosa, Claire Moore, Kate Pelle, Amy Smith, Ella Wilson

Non-travelling reserves: Paris Hall, Samira Dimeglio, Sara Kennedy, Olivia Henry, Ananaya Sharma

Capped internationals: None

Bangladesh
Squad: Disha Biswas (c), Shorna Akter, Rabeya Khan, Marufa Akter, Dilara Akter, Rany Saha, Reya Akter Shika, Sumaiya Akter,  Afia Humaira Anam Prottasha, Unnoti Akter, Dipa Khatun, Leky Chakma, Asrafi Yeasmin Arthy, Jannatul Maoua, Eva

Standby players: Suborna Kormakar, Nishita Akter Nishi, Rabaya Khatun, Juairiya Ferdous

Capped internationals: 3 (Rabeya Khan, Marufa Akter, Dilara Akter)

Sri Lanka
Squad: Vishmi Gunaratne (c), Dahami Sanethma, Umaya Rathnayake, Rashmi Nethranjalee, Rashmika Sewwandi, Dewmi Vihanga, Manudi Nanayakkara, Sumudu Nisansala, Pamoda Shaini, Vidushika Perera, Dulanga Dissanayake, Rishmi Sanjana, Nethmi Senarathne, Harini Perera, Vihara Sewwandi

Capped internationals: 1 (Vishmi Gunaratne)

USA
Squad: Geetika Kodali (c), Anika Kolan, Aditi Chudasama, Bhumika Bhadriraju, Disha Dhingra, Isani Vaghela, Jivana Aras, Laasya Mullapudi, Pooja Ganesh, Pooja Shah, Ritu Singh, Sai Tanmayi Eyyunni, Snigdha Paul, Suhani Thadani, Taranum Chopra

Reserves: Chetnaa Prasad, Kasturi Vedantham, Lisa Ramjit, Mitali Patwardhan, Tya Gonsalves

Capped internationals: 11 (Geetika Kodali, Anika Kolan, Bhumika Bhadriraju, Disha Dhingra, Laasya Mullapudi, Ritu Singh, Isani Vaghela, Sai Tanmayi Eyyunni, Snigdha Paul, Suhani Thadani, Taranum Chopra) 

Group B:

England
Squad: Grace Scrivens (c), Ellie Anderson, Hannah Baker, Josie Groves, Liberty Heap, Niamh Holland, Ryana MacDonald-Gay, Emma Marlow, Charis Pavely, Davina Perrin, Lizzie Scott, Sophia Smale, Seren Smale, Alexa Stonehouse, Maddie Ward

Sophia Smale during The Hundred © Getty Images

Non-travelling reserves: Emily Churms, Charlotte Lambert, Bethan Miles, Jemima Spence, Mary Taylor

Capped internationals: None

Pakistan 

Syeda Aroob Shah © Getty Images

Squad: Syeda Aroob Shah (c), Aliza Khan, Anosha Nasir, Areesha Noor, Eyman Fatima, Haleema Azeem Dar, Haniah Ahmer, Laiba Nasir, Mahnoor Aftab, Quratulain Ahsen, Rida Aslam, Shawaal Zulfiqar, Warda Yousaf, Zaib-un-Nisa, Zamina Tahir

Reserves: Aqsa Yousaf, Dina Razvi, Maham Anees, Muskan Abid, Tahzeeb Shah

Capped internationals: 1 (Syeda Aroob Shah)



Rwanda
Squad: Gisele Ishimwe (c), Merveille Uwase, Henriette Isimbi, Marie Jose Tumukunde, Giovannis Uwase, Sharila Niyomuhoza, Sylvia Usabyimana, Henriette Ishimwe, Divine Gihozo Ishimwe, Belyse Murekatete, Cynthia Uwera, Cesarie Muragajimana, Rosine Uwera, Cynthia Uwera, Zurafat Ishimwe

Capped internationals: 4 (Gisele Ishimwe, Merveille Uwase, Henriette Ishimwe, Belyse Murekatete)

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ZIMBABWE

Squad: Kelis Ndhlovu (c), Kelly Ndiraya, Kay Ndiraya, Adel Zimunhu, Natasha Mutomba, Vimbai Mutungwindu, Danielle Meikle, Tawananyasha Marumani, Michelle Mavunga, Olinda Chare, Kudzai Chigora, Betty Mangachena, Chipo Moyo, Faith Ndhlalambi, Rukudzo Mwakayeni

Capped internationals: 2 ( Kelis Ndhlovu, Michelle Mavunga)

Group C:

Ireland
Squad: Amy Hunter (c), Siúin Woods (vc), Zara Craig, Georgina Dempsey, Rebecca Gough, Abbi Harrison, Jennifer Jackson, Joanna Loughran, Niamh MacNulty, Aimee Maguire, Kia McCartney, Ellie McGee, Julie McNally, Freya Sargent, Annabel Squires

Non-travelling reserves: Aoife Fisher, Alice Walsh

Capped internationals: 2 (Amy Hunter, Georgina Dempsey)

New Zealand
Squad: Izzy Sharp (c), Olivia Anderson, Anna Browning, Kate Chandler, Natasha Codyre, Izzy Gaze, Antonia Hamilton, Abigail Hotton, Fran Jonas, Louisa Kotkamp, Kayley Knight, Paige Loggenberg, Emma McLeod, Georgia Plimmer, Tash Wakelin 

Georgia Plimmer in action for New Zealand © Getty Images


Capped internationals: 3 (Georgia Plimmer, Izzy Gaze, Fran Jonas)

*Injured Breearne Illing was replaced by Louisa Kotkamp

West Indies
Squad: Ashmini Munisar (c), Asabi Callendar, Jahzara Claxton, Naijanni Cumberbatch, Earnisha Fontaine, Jannillea Glasgow, Realanna Grimmond, Trishan Holder, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, K D Jazz Mitchell, Shalini Samaroo, Shunelle Sawh, Lena Scott, Abini St Jean

Capped internationals: 2 (Trishan Holder, Djenaba Joseph)

Indonesia
Squad: Wesikaratna Dewi (c), Thersiana Penu Weo (vc), Ni Kadek Ariani, Yessny Djahilepang, Sang Ayu Puspita Dewi, Lie Qiao, I Gusti Pratiwi, Ni Kadek Murtiari, Ni Putu Cantika, Ni Kadek Dwi Indriyani, Desi Wulandari, Ni Made Suarniasih, Gusti Ayu Ratna Ulansari, Dewa Ayu Sasrikayoni, Kadek Ayu Kurniartini

Group D:

India
Squad: Shafali Verma (c), Shweta Sehrawat (vc), Richa Ghosh (wk), G Trisha, Soumya Tiwari, Sonia Mendhiya, Hurley Gala, Hrishita Basu (wk), Sonam Yadav, Mannat Kashyap, Archana Devi, Parshavi Chopra, Titas Sadhu, Falak Naz, Shabnam MD

Standby players: Shikha Shalot, Najla CMC, Yashashri

Capped internationals: 2 (Shafali Verma, Richa Ghosh)

Scotland
Squad: Katherine Fraser (c), Ailsa Lister (vc)(wk), Molly Barbour-Smith, Olivia Bell, Darcey Carter, Maryam Faisal, Maisie Maceira, Orla Montgomery, Niamh Muir, Molly Paton, Niamh Robertson-Jack, Nayma Sheikh, Anne Sturgess, Emily Tucker, Emma Walsingham

Katherine Fraser will lead Scotland © Cricket Scotland



Capped internationals: 3 (Katherine Fraser, Ailsa Lister, Olivia Bell)







South Africa
Squad: Elandri Janse Van Rensburg, Simone Lourens, Anica Swart, Karabo Meso, Madison Landsman (vc), Oluhle Siyo (c), Kayla Reyneke, Jenna Evans, Miane Smit, Ayanda Hlubi, Seshnie Naidu, Refilwe Moncho, Mona Lisa Legodi, Nthabiseng Nini, Jemma Botha       

Non-travelling Reserves: Caitlin Wyngaard, Diara Ramlakan

Capped internationals: None

UAE
Squad: Theertha Satish (C), Vaishnave Mahesh, Samaira Dharnidharka, Lavanya Keny, Sanchin Singh, Rinitha Rajith, Indhuja Nandakumar, Siya Gokhale, Mahika Gaur, Avanee Sunil Patil, Archara Supriya, Rishitha Rajith, Geethika Jyothis, Sanjana Ramesh, Ishitha Zehra

UAE U-19 after winning Asia Qualifier © Emirates Cricket Board

Capped internationals: 9 (Theertha Satish, Vaishnave Mahesh, Samaira Dharnidharka, Lavanya Keny, Sanchin Singh, Rinitha Rajith, Indhuja Nandakumar, Siya Gokhale, Mahika Gaur)

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