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13th South Asian Games

Tigresses start campaign taking on SL today

Hosts Nepal crush Maldives in opener

December 03, 2019 00:00:00

Bangladesh Women's Cricket team will start their campaign in the 13th South Asian Games T20 Cricket taking on Sri Lanka in their first match at the Pokhara Stadium in Nepal today (Tuesday), reports UNB.

The match will kick off at 11 am local time.

In the remaining matches, Bangladesh women's team will play hosts Nepal tomorrow (Wednesday) and the Maldives on December 5, both at Pokhara Stadium.

In the day's opening match, hosts Nepal made a flying start crushing the Maldives by 10 wickets at the Pokhara Stadium on Monday.

The Maldives batted first after winning the toss and were bundled out cheaply for 16 runs in 10.1 overs.

Later, hosts Nepal easily reached their target scoring match-winner 17 runs, playing just five balls without losing any wickets.

Top two teams will play final on December 08 at the TU Cricket ground.

Bangladesh Women's Cricket team: Salma Khatun (Captain), Nigar Sultana, Jahanara Alam, Ayesha Rahman, Farjana Haque, Murshida Khatun, Sanjida Islam, Shabnam Mustari, Fahima Khatun, Shamima Sultana, Nahida Akter, Khadija Tul Kubra, Ritu Moni, Puja Chakraborty and Rabeya Akter.

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