Pallekele, Sept 25 (IBNS) The ICC has confirmed the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012 has approved Reema Malhotra as a replacement player for Gouhar Sultana in the India squad for the tournament.
The women's event will be staged in Galle from 26 September to 1 October with the semi-finals and the finals to be played before the men's semi-finals and final at R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 4, 5 and 7 October, respectively.
The confirmation was conveyed to the Board of Control for Cricket in India on behalf of the committee. Malhotra will replace Sultana who is suffering from a virus and is unable to compete in the event.
Any injury or illness-based replacement requires a written submission to the event technical committee along with a diagnosis from a medical practitioner as to the extent of the injury or illness. Once replaced, a player may not return to the squad save as an approved subsequent replacement for another injured or ill player.