The Dhaka Women’s Premier Division Cricket League kicks off today across three grounds at the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) in Savar.
Defending champion Abahani Limited, led by national all-rounder Jahanara Alam, will take on Sheikh Russel Sports Development Academy at BKSP ground-3 while Mohammedan Sporting Club will face Bangladesh Ansar and VDP cricket team at BKSP ground-4.
Rupali Bank Krira Parishad will lock horns against Keraniganj Cricket Academy at BKSP ground-2.
Ten teams will play each other in a round robin system, with the top five teams in the points qualifying for the Super League stage.
The players’ transfer of the fifty-over competition took place on April 20. A total of 85 players took part in the transfer, including eleven national team cricketers.
Rumana Ahmed and Khadija Tul Kubra, who played for Rupali Bank Krira Parishad and Mohammedan Sporting Club respectively in the previous season, will feature for newly promoted Sheikh Russel Sports Development Academy this season.
Among other national cricketers, top-order batter Sanjida Islam joined Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity from Rupali Bank while all-rounder Lata Mandal will feature for Rupali Bank from Kalabagan Krira Chakra.