Women’s team leaves for Pakistan

Sports Correspondent

23 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Women’s team leaves country for Pakistan on Tuesday to play a series, comprised with three T20 Internationals and two ODIs.

For the tour, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday announced a 15-member Women’s national team, with an aim to win the series there.

Salma Khatun is appointed as the captain for Bangladesh T20 team while Rumana Ahmed will lead the side in ODI cricket.

After getting the security clearance, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided to send the Women’s team. At the same time the Under-16 male team will play in Pakistan.

However, all of the matches of the Women’s team will be held in Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The first T20 is on October 26 while the second and third is on October 28 and 30.

The first ODI is on November 2 and the second and series ending ODI is on November 4. 

Squad: Salma Khatun (T20 captain), Rumana Ahmed (ODI captain), Jahanara Alam, Shamima Sultana (wicket-keeper), Ayesha Rahman, Nigar Sultana Joty, Sanjida Islam, Lata Mandal, Panna Ghosh, Ekka Mallik, Sharmin Sultana, Khadija-tul-Kubra, Farjana Haque Pinki, Sharmin Sultana Supta, Shanjida Akhter Meghla.

Stand By: Nahida Akhter, Fahima Khatun, Ritu Moni, Sobhana Mostary, Labony Akhter, Zinnat Orthi, Sbaikunnahar Jesmin, Happy Alam.