Indian batters Smriti Mandhana (fourth), Jemimah Rodrigues (14th) and captain Harmanpreet Kaur (18th) have retained their places on the batting list.
This time, Meghana was in the playing XI. more importantly she was opening the batting. It’s the moment she had been waiting for.
Deepti Sharma disclosed that she has been working on her power-hitting skills after the conclusion of the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup.
The three teams will compete in the upcoming Women's T20 Challenge to be played from May 23 to May 28 at Pune's MCA stadium.
Thailand were on course to reach the 50-over World Cup in New Zealand in March-April, but saw their dream shattered when the qualifying tournament was abandoned because of the pandemic.
As many as 90 players across the state, including India internationals Rumeli Dhar, Sukanya Parida, Vanitha VR, and Gouher Sultana, were drafted to take part in the six-team event.
While Mandhana has 709 rating points and Verma has 726, Australia's Beth Mooney climbed a spot to top the chart with 754 points.
Jemimah Rodrigues's innings had seven boundaries and she was at the crease with the stocky Richa Ghosh at the time of disruption.
The Indian team, after being put in to bat, had reached 131/4 in 15.2 overs when heavens opened up at the Carrara Oval.
Australia captain Meg Lanning won the toss and opted to bowl in the first women's T20 International match against India.