Toss India Women chose to bat vs UAE Women
Mandhana was standing in for Harmanpreet Kaur, who was rested alongside Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav and Meghna Singh, who bowled just two deliveries in the rain-affected match against Malaysia. Mandhana, who was rested yesterday, returned along with Sneh Rana, Pooja Vastrakar and Renuka Singh.
India are second on the Women’s T20 Asia Cup points table – only net run rate separating them from the top-placed Pakistan – while UAE start the game placed fifth among the seven teams.
India: 1 Smriti Mandhana (capt), 2 S Meghana, 3 Jemimah Rodrigues, 4 D Hemalatha, 5 Richa Ghosh (wk), 6 Kiran Navgire, 7 Pooja Vastrakar, 8 Sneh Rana, 9 Deepti Sharma, 10 Renuka Singh, 11 Rajeshwari Gayakwad
UAE: 1 Theertha Satish (wk), 2 Esha Oza, 3 Kavisha Egodage, 4 Natasha Cherriath, 5 Chaya Mughal (capt), 6 Priyanjali Jain, 7 Khushi Sharma, 8 Samaira Dharnidharka, 9 Mahika Gaur, 10 Vaishnave Mahesh, 11 Suraksha Kotte