Malaysia won the toss and asked India to bat first in the sixth match of the Women’s T20 Asia Cup at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Monday. India made four changes to the XI that played in their opening game, against Sri Lanka, with opener Smriti Mandhana, allrounders Pooja Vastrakar and Sneh Rana, and pacer Renuka Singh Thakur all rested. They have brought in opener S Meghana, middle-order batter Kiran Navgire, pacer Meghna Singh, and left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad.
In the only previous meeting between the two sides, in the 2018 edition of the tournament, India defeated Malaysia by 142 runs.
India: 1 S Meghana, 2 Shafali Verma, 3 Jemimah Rodrigues, 4 Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), 5 Kiran Navgire, 6 Richa Ghosh (wk), 7 D Hemalatha, 8 Deepti Sharma, 9 Meghana Singh, 10 Radha Yadav, 11 Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Malaysia: 1 Winifred Duraisingam (capt), 2 Wan Julia (wk), 3 Mas Elysa, 4 Elsa Hunter, 5 Mahirah Izzati Ismail, 6 Ainna Hamizah Hashim, 7 Jamahidaya Intan, 8 Nur Arianna Natsya, 9 Sasha Azmi, 10 Noor Hayati Zakaria, 11 Nur Dania Syuhada