New Delhi: Basketball Federation of India (BFI) picked up 17-member senior women probables, including the likes of Geethu Anna Jones, for the 33rd William Jones International Basketball tournament to be held in Chinese Taipei from July 31.
The squad, which will be pruned to 12 players just a week before the tournament, was picked by the BFI selection committee after watching the players` performance at a coaching camp held at K D Jadhav Stadium.
The five-day tournament will be the first international action for the team under new American head coach, Pete Gaudet, and will serve as a preparation for the 24th FIBA Asia Championship for Women to be held in Japan from August 21-28.
Other women`s team who have confirmed their participation in the women`s event this year are Japan, Chinese Taipei, Samsung women`s team and Chinese Taipei University National team.
Probables: Geethu Anna Jose, M Pushpa, Anitha Pau Durai, mruthi R K, Bharti Netam, Prashanti Singh, Harjeet Kaur, Akanksha Singh, Raspreet Sidhu, Asha Hegde, Aruna Kindo, Kruthika Laksman, S Kokila, Sneha Rajguru, Shireen Limaye, Sonika and Amruta Bhuskute.