The researchers found that compared with people who had never smoked, current smokers were 80 per cent more likely to be admitted to hospital and significantly more likely to die from COVID-19.
This ODI series against England could help India narrow down its players for the women's ODI world cup to be held next year.
While Mithali is one of the more experienced members in the set-up, the fact that she herself is only going to be playing her 11th Test since making her debut in 2002 highlights their predicament.
Footage of the protest on Tuesday night showed crowds of people shouting, 'our streets' and 'shame on you' at lines of police some on horseback and others with dogs.
The second division side scored a stunner through Korey Smith just when the match looked like heading to extra time to celebrate a famous win.