BCB names squad for Women’s T20 WC
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday announced the 15-member squad for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, scheduled to begin from February 21 in Australia.
The Salma Khatun-led team are expected to reach Brisbane on February 3. The Tigresses are scheduled to play three tour matches on February 7, 10 and 12 at the Gold Coast District Cricket Club Ground. Bangladesh will also play two practice matches prior to the mega event. The two warm-up fixtures will see the Tigresses face Thailand and Pakistan on February 16 and February 20 before they play their tournament opener against India on February 24 in Perth.
Squad: Salma Khatun (C), Rumana Ahmed, Jahanara Alam, Shamima Sultana, Murshida Khatun Happy, Ayesha Rahman, Nigar Siltana, Sanjida Islam, Kadija-Tul-Kubra, Panna Ghosh, Fafjana Haque, Nahida Akter, Fahima Khatun, Mst. Ritu Moni, Sobhana Mostary