Bangladesh women's national cricket team

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Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Nickname Lady Tigers, Tigresses
Association Bangladesh Cricket Board
ICC status Associate member (1977)
Full member (2000)
ICC region Asia
Captain Rumana Ahmed
First international
Bangladesh Bangladesh vs. Thailand 
(Bangkok; 6 July 2007)
First ODI
Bangladesh Bangladesh vs. Ireland 
(Savar; 26 November 2011)
First T20I
Bangladesh Bangladesh vs. Pakistan 
(Dublin; 27 August 2012)
World Cup Qualifier
Appearances 1 (first in 2011)
Best result 5th (2011)
World Twenty20
Appearances 1 (first in 2014)
Best result First round (2014)
World Twenty20 Qualifier
Appearances 1 (first in 2015)
Best result Runner-up (2015)
as of 5 December 2015

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 Tournament.[2] Bangladesh were granted One Day International (ODI) status in 2011 after finishing fifth in the 2011 Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier. They played subsequently qualified for the 2014 ICC Women's World Twenty20, making their first appearance at a top-level women's international tournament.

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

Asian Games

Current international rankings[edit]

The ICC Women's Rankings incorporates results from Tests, ODIs and T20Is into a single ranking system.

ICC Women's Rankings
Rank Team Matches Points Rating
1  Australia 48 6172 129
2  England 47 5742 122
3  New Zealand 53 6263 118
4  West Indies 52 5607 108
5  India 37 3964 107
6  South Africa 60 5405 90
7  Pakistan 47 3629 77
8  Sri Lanka 45 2998 67
9  Bangladesh 22 995 45
10  Ireland 22 838 38
Reference: ICC Women's Rankings, ICC Women's Championship, 4 February 2017
"Matches" is the number of matches played in the 12-24 months since the October before last, plus half the number in the 24 months before that.

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
Jahanara Alam (C) Right hand bat Right arm medium
Salma Khatun Right hand bat Right-arm offbreak
Ayasha Rahman Right hand bat
Chamely Khatun Right hand bat Right arm slow
Farzana 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]


  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". ICC. Retrieved 24 November 2011.