Touring Indian Women’s A Cricket team will start their Bangladesh campaign taking on 2nd string Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team in a 50-over-side first match of the three-match one-day series at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Friday.
Shaila Sharmin will lead the 2nd string Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team in both one-day and T20 series while Devika Vaidya will captain the Indian A team.
The first match will kicks-off at 9:30 am (Bdst) in the port city.
The 2nd string Indian Women’s Cricket team, which arrived Dhaka on Wednesday morning and reached the port city on the same day to play a three-match one-day series against Bangladesh A team.
India will play the remaining two one-day matches on October 6 and 8, also at the same venue.
On completion of the one-day series, visiting Indian team will fly for country’s tourist town of Cox’s Bazar to play a three-match T20 series against Bangladesh Women’s A team on October 11, 12 and 14, all at the Sheikh Kamal International Stadium there.
After the first one day, Mumta Hena Hasnat and Fariha Islam Trisna will replace Rumana Ahmed and Nigar Sultana Joty who will head to Australia for the Women’s Big Bash League.
Besides, Bangladesh National Women’ s Cricket team are due to visit Pakistan in the 3rd week during this month to play one-day and T20 series against Pakistan and Women’s Emerging Team to tour Sri Lanka almost at the same time.
Bangladesh A team (One-day squad): Saila Sharmin (Captain), NuzhatTumpa (Wicketkeeper), Sanjida Islam, Sharmin Akter Supta, Ritu Moni, Murshida Khatun, Rumana Ahmed, Nigar Sultana Joty, Fahima Khatun, Nahida Akter, Khadiza-Tul Kubra, Suraya Azmim, Puja Chakrabortty, Sobhana Mostary and Fargana Hoque Pinky.
Bangladesh A team (T20 squad): Saila Sharmin (Captain), Nuzhat Tumpa (Wicketkeeper), Sanjida Islam, Sharmin Sultana, Ritu Moni, Murshida Khatun, Mumta Hena Hasnat, Fariha Islam Trisna, Fahima Khatun, Nahida Akter, Khadiza-Tul Kubra, Suraya Azmim, Puja Chakrabortty, Sobhana Mostary and Fargana Hoque Pinky.
Team for India A Team: Devika Vaidya (Captain), S Meghana (vice-captain), Yastika Bhatia, Tejal Hasabnis, Tanushree Sarkar, Simarn Dil Bahadur, Nuzhat Parveen, R Kalpana, Manali Dakshini, Kshama Singh, Anjali Sarwani, Minnu Mani, Sushree Dibyadar shini, TP Kanwar and RashiKanojia. Source: UNB