Perry insisted that it did not matter who played or who missed in the final because it was a huge moment for women's cricket.
The shortest format is often perceived as a batsman’s game. To make a statement with bowlers in T20s is huge.
Poonam Yadav had her left index finger crushed during a training session at the National Cricket Academy on December 26.
Team India add a fourth dimension to the tournament, the former Australian speed battery said.
Ahead of the tournament opener against Australia here on Friday, opner Mandhana joked that only debutants Thailand can given them competition when it comes to having fun.
The ICC Women's T20 World Cup will open with the mouth-watering clash between India and defending champions and hosts Australia in Adelaide on February 21.
As announced earlier, India's GS Lakshmi will become the first woman match referee at a global ICC event.