Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-member Bangladesh women’s cricket squad for the 13th South Asian (SA) Games scheduled to be held from December 1 to 10 in Nepal.
Bangladesh women’s T20 captain Salma Khatun will lead the squad.Bangladesh have been placed in the three-team Group B along with Pakistan and Maldives while the four-team Group A comprises of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan.
Bangladesh will play Maldives on December 2 and Pakistan on December 5, both at the Pokhara Rangasala stadium there.
The top two teams from each of the groups will play semi-finals on December 7 while the final will be held on December 9.
The 15-member Bangladesh women’s team: Salma Khatun (C), Nigar Sultana Joty (Wk), Jahanara Alam, Ayesha Rahman, Farjana Haque Pinki, Murshida Khatun, Sanjida Islam, Shobnam Mostary, Fahima Khatun, Shamima Sultana (Wk), Nahida Akhter, Kadija-Tu-Kubra, Mst Ritu Moni, Puja Chakravorty, Rabeya.
Stand by: Mimta Hena Hasnat, Fariha Islam Trisna, Suraya Azmim, Panna Gosh, Saila Sharmin.