Dhaka- Bangladesh women’s cricket team will start their three-match T20I series campaign taking on host South Africa (SA) in the 1st match at Diamond Oval of Kimberley on Thursday.The match will begin at 5:00pm (Bangladesh time).The next two matches between the two sides will be held at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein on May 18 and 20.
On their current tour, Bangladesh finished the ODI series, which ended on May 14, with a clean sweep 0-5 against the host side. Bangladesh conceded six wickets defeat in the last ODI, suffered a 154-run defeat in the 4th game after nine wickets defeats in each 3rd and 2nd games, starting the campaign with a 106-run loss.
Bangladesh squad: Rumana Ahmed, Salma Khatun (captain), Nigar Sultana, Fargana Hoque, Khadija-tul Kubra, Panna Ghosh, Fahima Khatun, Jannatul Ferdous, Sharmin Sultana, Nahida Akter, Suraiya Azmin, Sanjida Islam, Sharmeen Sultana, Sobhana Mostari, Murshida Khatun and Jahanara Alam.
South Africa squad: Dané van Niekerk (captain), Lizelle Lee, Chloe Tryon, Mignon du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Suné Luus, Laura Wolvaardt, Zintle Mali, Stacey Lackay and Tazmin Brits.UNB