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    In pics: Know the India women's World Cup squad

    • Captain of the Indian women's team, Mithali Raj has played 141 ODIs in which she has scored 4490 runs at an average of 48.27. This will be her fourth World Cup and second as captain. (Getty Images)

    • Ekta Bisht is a slow left-arm spinner who has taken 17 wickets in 10 ODIs, with a best of 3 for 15. This will be her first World Cup. (Getty Images)

    • A former India captain, Jhulan Goswami is the country's highest wicket-taker. She is just the second India woman cricketer to be awarded the Padma Shri. (Getty Images)

    • Karuna Jain is India's experienced wicketkeeper, having played 37 ODIs since making her debut in 2005. The 27-year-old averages 30.89 in ODIs and has 51 dismissals to her credit. (Getty Images)

    • Thirush Kamini, 22, has been in and out of the Indian team since making her debut at age 16 against Pakistan in December 2006. She is an opener who bowls legspin. (Getty Images)

    • The 23-year-old Harmanpreet Kaur is middle-order bat who has played 29 ODIs. She played in the 2009 World Cup. (Getty Images)

    • Reema Malhotra, 32, is an allrounder who bats in the middle order and bowls offspin. Since making her debut in 2003 she has played 37 ODIs with one half-century and 21 wickets. This will be her second World Cup. (Getty Images)

    • The oldest member of India's squad at 34, wicketkeeper Sulakshana Naik has been playing international cricket since 2002. She has appeared in 45 ODIs and effected 58 dismissals. This will be her second World Cup. (Getty Images)

    • The Indian team, led by Mithali Raj, will hope to lift the 2013 ICC Women's World Cup on home soil. (Getty Images)

    • Nagarajan Niranjana is a right-arm medium-pacer who took to cricket at the age of 10. She made her India debut in 2008 and has since played eight ODIs. She has yet to play in a World Cup. (Getty Images)

    • Offspinner Rasanara Parwin, 20, is the youngest face in India's squad. She has not played an ODI yet. (Getty Images)

    • At 23, Poonam Raut is an experienced opener who has played 22 ODIs and scored 574 runs with five fifties. She made her debut in the 2009 World Cup. (Getty Images)

    • The 30-year-old Amita Sharma is a veteran swing bowler who has been part of two World Cups. In 109 ODIs she has taken 83 wickets with a best of 4/16. Her 13 wickets in the 2006 World Cup helped India to the final. (Getty Images)

    • Shubhlakshmi Sharma is a right-arm medium-pacer who has appeared in two ODIs. She made her debut on 2012. (Getty Images)

    • Left-arm spinner Gouher Sultana, 24, is the leader of India's spin attack, having taken 55 wickets in 44 ODIs. This will be her second World Cup. (Getty Images)

    • Mona Meshra is one of India's young talents. She bowls medium-pace and bats in the lower middle order. She has played just five ODIs and this is her first World Cup call-up. (Getty Images)