The Indian team has recently blown hot and cold in the ODI format with the top order putting up a flop show against a high-quality Pakistan pace attack in their Asia Cup opene
Italy have failed to qualify for a second consecutive World Cup, ensuring the Azzurri will endure at least 12 years between appearances at football's showpiece event.
The match will be India's last game in the format before they jump into the warm-up and main competition of the Women's Cricket World Cup.
"Since the postponement of this event, we've been in permanent contact with the South African Hockey Association"
India chief coach Graham Reid on Wednesday gave credit to his defenders for propelling the team into the semi-finals of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup 2021.
Mithali said, "We have players who got experience and got a lot of exposure with the T20 leagues, so expectations will be there."