Bangladesh national women's cricket team

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Bangladesh
Flag of Bangladesh
Flag of Bangladesh
Captain Salma Khatun
First recorded match July 6, 2007 vs Thailand
As of August 29, 2014

The Bangladesh national women's cricket team is the team that represents the country of Bangladesh in international women's cricket matches. They made their international debut when they played, and won, two matches against Thailand in July 2007[1] before participating in and winning the 2007 ACC Women's Tournamen.[2] Bangladesh Women's cricket team was granted the one day status in 2011 after finishing 5th in the 2011 Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier.

Tournament history[edit]

ICC Women's World Twenty20

ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier

Women's Asia Cup

  • 2008: 4th
  • 2012: 3rd

Women's ACC tournament

  • 2007: Winners

One day status[edit]

2011 was an important year for the Bangladesh women's cricket team. On November 24, 2011, Bangladesh was granted the One day status after defeating USA by 9 wickets in the 2011 Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier. This win against USA guaranteed that Bangladesh would finish in the top 6 in the tournament and thus be ranked in the top 10 globally, which is the requirement for attaining one day status.[3]

Current squad[edit]

Name Batting Bowling
Salma Khatun (C) Right hand bat Right-arm offbreak
Ayasha Rahman Right hand bat
Chamely Khatun Right hand bat Right arm slow
Fargana Hoque Right hand bat
Sanjida Islam Right hand bat
Jahanara Alam Right hand bat Right arm medium
Khadija Tul Kubra Right hand bat Right arm offbreak
Lata Mondal Right hand Bat Right arm medium
Panna Ghosh Right hand bat Right arm medium
Rumana Ahmed Right hand bat Legbreak
Shathira Jakir Right hand bat Right arm offbreak
Shukhtara Rahman Right hand bat Right arm offbreak
Sharmin Akhter Right hand bat
Sultana Yesmin (WC) Right hand bat
Tahin Tahera Left-hand bat

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thailand lose warm-ups by Andrew Nixon, 8 July 2007 at CricketEurope
  2. ^ ACC Women's Tournament at official Asian Cricket Council website
  3. ^ "Ireland and Bangladesh secure ODI status". Retrieved 24 November 2011.