The Bangladesh Cricket Board yesterday announced a 20-member women's preliminary squad for the 17th Asian Games due to begin in South Korea on September 19. The Bangladesh women's team won silver in the last tournament while the men's side won gold.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be the only two Test nations to send teams for both the men's and women's events. Pakistan will be sending only their women's side.
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