Bangalore, Aug 28: All eight women's squads for the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012 have been announced, an ICC media release said.
The group stages of the women's section of the tournament will be held in Galle with the semi-finals and final in Colombo.
The knock-out matches will all feature as double-headers with the men's equivalents just as they did in the West Indies two years ago.
The action gets under way in Galle on September 26 with the semi-finals and the final taking place at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on October 4, 5 and 7.
Women's squads for ICC World Twenty20
Australia: Jodie Fields (captain), Alex Blackwell, Jessica Cameron, Sarah Coyte, Lauren Ebsary, Rachael Haynes, Alyssa Healy, Julie Hunter, Jess Jonassen, Meg Lanning, Erin Osborne, Ellyse Perry, Leah Poulton, Lisa Sthalekar.
England: Charlotte Edwards (captain), Tammy Beaumont, Arran Brindle, Katherine Brunt, Holly Colvin, Lydia Greenway, Jenny Gunn, Danielle Hazell, Heather Knight, Laura Marsh, Susie Rowe, Anya Shrubsole, Sarah Taylor, Danielle Wyatt.
India: Mithali Raj (captain), Ekta Bisht, Archana Das, Jhulan Goswami, Harmanpreet Kaur, Mona Meshram, Sulakshana Naik, Niranjana Nagarajan, Roshnara Parwin, Anuja Patil, Poonam Raut, Jaya Sharma, Shubhalaxmi Sharma, Gouher Sultana.
New Zealand: Suzie Bates (captain), Erin Bermingham, Kate Broadmore, Nicola Browne, Sophie Devine, Lucy Doolan, Sara McGlashan, France Mackay, Katey Martin, Morna Nielsen, Katie Perkins, Liz Perry, Sian Ruck, Amy Satterthwaite.
Pakistan: Sana Mir (captain), Nain Abidi, Elizabeth Barkat, Marina Iqbal, Qanita Jalil, Asmavia Khokhar, Bismah Mahroof, Bibi Nahida, Batool Naqvi, Nida Rashid, Jaweria Rauf, Sumaiya Siddiqui, Javeria Wadood, Sadia Yousaf.
South Africa: Mignon du Preez (captain), Susan Benade, Trisha Chetty, Dinesha Devarain, Shandre Fritz, Alison Hodgkinson, Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Marcia Letsoalo, Sunette Loubser, Suné Luus, Yolandi van der Westhuizen, Dane van Niekerk.
Sri Lanka: Shashikala Siriwardena (captain), Chamari Atapattu, Nilakshi de Silva, Sandamali Dolawatta, Inoka Galagedara, Eshani Kaushalya, Udeshika Prabodani, Inoka Ranaweera, Deepika Rasangika, Madhuri Samuddika, Chamani Seneviratna, Dilani Manodara, Prasadani Weerakkody, Sripali Weerakkody.
West Indies: Merissa Aguilleira (captain), Shermaine Campbelle, Britney Cooper, Shanel Daley, Deandra Dottin, Stacy-Ann King, Kycia Knight, Anisa Mohammed, Subrina Munroe, Juliana Nero, Shaquana Quinty, Shakera Selman, Tremayne Smartt, Stafanie Taylor.