Joty to lead Women’s Emerging Team against SA

Sports Correspondent

19 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Wicketkeeper-batter Nigar Sultana Joty will lead Bangladesh Emerging women's team in their upcoming five-match one-day series against South Africa counterpart as Bangladesh Cricket Board announced a 22-member squad on Thursday.

The South African Emerging women’s team will arrive on March 28 and they will move to Sylhet on the same day where they will be in hotel quarantine for the next three days.

Only after passing two Covid-19 tests on March 28 and 31 respectively, they will be allowed for practising from April 1 at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet where the whole series will take place as well.

The matches will be held on April 4, 6, 8, 11 and 13 respectively while the visitors will depart for South Africa on April 14.

Bangladesh squad: Nigar Sultana Joty (captain and wicketkeeper), Rubaiya Haider Jhilik, Fariha Islam Trisna, Nuzhat Tasnia Tumpa (wicketkeeper), Rabeya, Murshida Khatun, Lata Mondol, Shobnam Mostary, Sharmin Sultana, Ritu Moni, Disha Biswas, Fargana Haque Pinki, Suraya Azmim, Jahanara Alam, Fahima Khatun, Sanjida Akter, Shamima Sultana (wicketkeeper), Kadiza-Tul-Kubra, Rumana Ahmed, Salma Khatun, Nahida Akhter and Panna Ghosh.