The players had gathered in Dehradun recently for team bonding and youngsters in the team were also assigned tasks to develop leadership skills.
The 15-squad members and three reserves have now been asked to report to Mumbai where they will isolate for a week. The team is expected to depart for New Zealand on January 24 and the players will have to undergo another quarantine upon arrival.
India play a five-match series and one off T20 against hosts New Zealand beginning February 11 before the ODI World Cup in March-April.
The team management wanted a week long training camp before departure but it could not be arrange due to rising Covid-19 cases across the country.
India reached the final of the 2017 edition giving a massive boost to women’s cricket in the country. The Mithali Raj-led squad is expected to go all the way this time.
Seasoned names like Shikha Pandey, Jemimah Rodrigues and Punam Raut were dropped from the World Cup squad, triggering a controversy.
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