Mithali Raj will captain the squad in the tournament to be played in India. The Indian women had scripted history by recording their first ever bilateral series triumph against Australia last month.

The team is current playing the ODI series Down Under. Australia lead the three match series 1-0 after winning the first ODI in Canberra by 101 runs.
      
Indian women's Team for ICC World T20:
Mithali Raj (Capt), Jhulan Goswami, Smriti Mandhana, Veda  Krishnamurthy, Harmanpreet Kaur, Shikha Pandey, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sushma Verma, Poonam Yadav, VR Vanitha, Anuja Patil, Ekta Bisht, Thirushkamini MD, Deepti Sharma, Niranjana Nagarajan.

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