Women’s U19 World Cup 2023, the inaugural edition of the ICC tournament, will be played between January 14 and January 29 in South Africa – here are the full squads for all 16 teams.
The teams have been split into Groups A (Australia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and the USA), B (England, Pakistan, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe), C (Indonesia, Ireland, New Zealand, and the West Indies), and D (India, Scotland, South Africa, and the UAE).
The teams will play each other in a round robin league format. The top three teams from each group will qualify for the Super 6, where the teams from Groups A and D will feature in Group 1, and the rest in Group 2. These will be followed by the semi-finals and the final. In all, there will be 41 matches.
The matches will be played in Benoni (Willowmore Park and Willowmore Park B) and Potchefstroom (Senwes Park and Absa Puk Oval). Senwes Park will host both semi-finals and the final of the Women’s U19 World Cup 2023.
Eminent stars include Shafali Verma and Richa Ghosh of India, Amy Hunter of Ireland, Izzy Gaze of New Zealand, and Syeda Aroob Shah of Pakistan, Vishmi Gunaratne of Sri Lanka, Theertha Sathish of the UAE, and Geetika Kodali of the USA – all of whom have played for their respective senior sides.
Australia: Chloe Ainsworth, Jade Allen, Charis Bekker, Paris Bowdler, Maggie Clark, Sianna Ginger, Lucy Hamilton, Ella Hayward, Milly Illingworth, Eleanor Larosa, Rhys McKenna, Claire Moore, Kate Pelle, Amy Smith, Ella Wilson. Reserves: Paris Hall, Samira Dimeglio, Sara Kennedy, Olivia Henry, Ananaya Sharma.
Bangladesh: Disha Biswas (c), Afia Humaira, Anam Prottasha, Asrafi Yeasmin Arthy, Dilara Akter, Jannatul Maoua, Leky Chakma, Marufa Akter, Misty Rany Saha, Mst Dipa Khatun, Mst Eva, Mst Unnoti Akter, Rabeya Khan, Reya Akter Shika, Shorna Akter, Sumaiya Akter. Reserves: Suborna Kormakar, Nishita Akter Nishi, Mst Rabaya Khatun, Juairiya Ferdous.
England: Grace Scrivens (c), Seren Smale (wk), Maddie Ward (wk), Ellie Anderson, Hannah Baker, Josie Groves, Liberty Heap, Niamh Holland, Ryana MacDonald-Gay, Emma Marlow, Charis Pavely, Davina Perrin, Lizzie Scott, Sophia Smale, Alexa Stonehouse. Reserves: Emily Churms, Charlotte Lambert, Bethan Miles, Jemima Spence, Mary Taylor.
India: Shafali Verma (c), Richa Ghosh (wk), Hrishita Basu (wk), Parshavi Chopra, Archana Devi, Hurley Gala, Mannat Kashyap, Sonia Mehdiya, Falak Naz, Titas Sadhu, Shweta Sehrawat, Shabnam Shakil, Soumya Tiwari, Gongadi Trisha, Sonam Yadav. Reserves: Najla CMC, Shikha Shalot, S Yashashree.
Indonesia: Wesikaratna Dewi (c), Desi Wulandari, Dewa Ayu Sasrikayoni, Gusti Ayu Ratna Ulansari, I Gusti Pratiwi, Sang Ayu Puspita Dewi, Kadek Ayu Kurniartini, Lie Qiao, Ni Kadek Ariani, Ni Kadek Dwi Indriyani, Ni Kadek Murtiari, Ni Made Suarniasih, Ni Putu Cantika, Thersiana Penu Weo, Yessny Djahilepang.
Ireland: Amy Hunter (c), 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, Siuin Woods. Reserves: Aoife Fisher, Alice Walsh.
New Zealand: Izzy Sharp (c), Izzy Gaze (wk), Olivia Anderson, Anna Browning, Kate Chandler, Natasha Codyre, Antonia Hamilton, Abigail Hotton, Breearne Illing, Fran Jonas, Kayley Knight, Louisa Kotkamp, Paige Loggenberg, Emma McLeod, Georgia Plimmer, Tash Wakelin.
Pakistan: Syeda Aroob Shah (c), Zamina Tahir (wk), 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. Reserves: Aqsa Yousaf, Dina Razvi, Maham Anees, Muskan Abid, Tahzeeb Shah.
Rwanda: Gisele Ishimwe (c), Merveille Uwase (wk), Divine Gihozo Ishimwe, Henriette Ishimwe, Zurafat Ishimwe, Henriette Isimbi, Cesarie Muragajimana, Belyse Murekatete, Sharila Niyomuhoza, Marie Jose Tumukunde, Sylvia Usabyimana, Giovannis Uwase, Cynthia Uwera, Rosine Uwera.
Scotland: Katherine Fraser (c), Ailsa Lister (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.
South Africa: Oluhle Siyo (c), Jemma Botha, Jenna Evans, Ayanda Hlubl, Elandri Janse van Rensburg, Madison Landsman, Monalisa Legodi, Simone Lourens, Karabo Meso, Refilwe Moncho, Seshnie Naldu, Nthablseng Nini, Kayla Reyneke, Mlane Smit, Anica Swart. Reserves: Diara Ramlakan, Caitlin Wyngaard.
Sri Lanka: Vishmi Gunaratne (c), Dulanga Dissanayake, Manudi Nanayakkara, Rashmi Nethranjalee, Sumudu Nisansala, Harini Perera, Vidushika Perera, Umaya Rathnayake, Dahami Sanethma, Rishmi Sanjana, Nethmi Senarathne, Rashmika Sewwandi, Vihara Sewwandi, Pamoda Shaini, Dewmi Vihanga.
United Arab Emirates: Theertha Satish (c), Samaira Dharnidharka, Mahika Gaur, Siya Gokhale, Geethika Jyothis, Vaishnave Mahesh, Lavanya Keny, Induja Nandakumar, Rinitha Rajith, Rishitha Rajith, Sanjana Ramesh, Sanchin Singh, Avni Sunil Patil, Archana Supriya, Ishitha Zahra.
United States of America: Geetika Kodali (c), Pooja Ganesh (wk), Anika Kolan (wk), Aditi Chudasama, Bhumika Bhadriraju, Disha Dhingra, Isani Vaghela, Jivana Aras, Laasya Mullapudi, Pooja Shah, Ritu Singh, Sai Tanmayi Eyyunni, Snigdha Paul, Suhani Thadani, Taranum Chopra. Reserves: Chetnaa Prasad, Kasturi Vedantham, Lisa Ramjit, Mitali Patwardhan, Tya Gonsalves.
West Indies: Ashmini Munisar (c), Asabi Callendar, Jahzara Claxton, Naijanni Cumberbatch, Earnisha Fontaine, Jannillea Glasgow, Realanna Grimmond, Trishan Holder, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, KD Jazz Mitchell, Shalini Samaroo, Shunelle Sawh, Lena Scott, Abini St Jean.
Zimbabwe: Kelis Ndlovu (c), Olinda Chare, Kudzai Chigora, Betty Mangachena, Tawananyasha Marumani, Michelle Mavunga, Danielle Meikle, Chipo Moyo, Natasha Mutomba, Vimbai Mutungwindu, Rukudzo Mwakayeni, Faith Ndhlalambi, Kelly Ndiraya, Adel Zimunhu.
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