Indian women’s Softball team to take part for first time in Asian Games at Hangzhou in China in September
The Softball Association of India (SBAI) unveiled a 16-member Indian women’s team today, which will compete at the Asian Games in Hangzhou to begin from 23rd September.
Softball has been included in the continental event for the first time. There is one standby and three reserves, who were chosen after trials for the probables list, which were followed by a two-week coaching session and trials in Delhi in June and July.
Softball Asia granted the Indian women’s softball team a wild card admission based on their regular participation in the Asian championships.
Softball Asia’s executive committee authorised it in February of this year. Softball was a medal sport at the Tokyo Olympics and will be included in the Los Angeles Games in 2028.