Hong Kong will host the ACC Women's Emerging Asia Cup 2023 in June. Batting all-rounder Shweta Sehrawat will lead a 14-member Indian 'A' squad in the competition on June 12. India 'A' will begin their campaign on June 13 against the hosts at the Tin Kwong Road Recreation Ground. Team India are in Group B alongside Hong Kong, Pakistan, and Thailand. The top 2 teams from each group will progress to the semi-finals on June 19. The winners of the Semi-Finlals will play the final two days later on 21st June.
The tournament will feature eight teams which are divided into two groups. Bangladesh 'A', Sri Lanka 'A', Malaysia, and the United Arab Emirates are in Group A.
"The All India Women's Selection Committee on Friday announced the India 'A' (Emerging) squad for the upcoming ACC Emerging Women's Asia Cup 2023," BCCI said in a release.
"The Asian Cricket Council's vision for cricket in the region includes creating equal opportunities for women to showcase their talent and take the sport to new heights," ACC president Jay Shah said during the announcement of the venue a week ago.
"The Women's Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023 in Hong Kong is a great platform for young women cricketers to compete and grow. Our aim is to develop women's cricket in Asia. It will ensure a bright future for the sport". The IPG Group will broadcast the event globally.
"This event will provide a great playing opportunity and exposure to our team. They will take on India A, Pakistan A, and Thailand A in group matches," CHK chief Burji Shroff said.
India 'A' (Emerging) Squad: Shweta Sehrawat (Captain), Soumya Tiwari (vice-captain), Trisha Gongadi, Muskan Malik, Shreyanka Patil, Kanika Ahuja, Uma Chetry (wicketkeeper), Mamatha Madiwala (wicketkeeper), Titas Sadhu, Yashasri S, Kashvee Gautam, Parshavi Chopra, Mannat Kashyap, B Anusha.
Head Coach: Nooshin Al Khadeer
India 'A' (Emerging) Schedule at ACC Emerging Women's Asia Cup 2023: After the clash against Hong Kong on June 13, India 'A' will face Thailand 'A' on June 15 and Pakistan 'A' on June 17.