A media release from the BCCI announced the 30-women squad. The list will be pruned to 15 by mid-August. This time, men's and women's tournaments will be held simultaneously in Sri Lanka. The men's event starts on September 18 while the women's matches get under way on September 26.
India are in Group A with Australia, England and Pakistan.
Probables: Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Sulakshana Naik, Sunitha Anand, Jhulan Goswami, Amita Sharma, Punam Raut, Gouhar Sultana, Reema Malhotra, Veda Krishnamurthy, Ekta Bisht, Archana Das, N Niranjana, Mona Meshram, Shubhalaxmi Sharma, Jaya Sharma, Anuja Patil, Smriti Mandana, M Shalini, S Asha, Nishitha Pharasi, Gayatri Agarwal, Madhuri Mehta, Ritu Dhrub, Rasanara Parvin, Karuna Jain, Nidhi Torvi, Urmila Chatterjee, Annyesha Moitra, Sushma Varma.