This is the first international cricket match for India women since the ODI World Cup in New Zealand. The match also marked the start of a new era for women's cricket in India after the retirement of legendary Mithali Raj.
India led Sri Lanka 14-3 in the T20I head-to-head record with one match ending in no result.
Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Vishmi Gunaratne, Harshitha Madavi, Kavisha Dilhari, Nilakshi de Silva, Anushka Sanjeewani, Inoka Ranaweera (wk), Ama Kanchana, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Sugandika Kumari, Udeshika Prabodhani.
India: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Sabbhineni Meghana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Richa Ghosh (wk), Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Renuka Singh, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad.