Bangladesh to play Scotland in warm-up match Thursday

Women’s World T20 Qualifier: Bangladesh to play Scotland in warm-up match Thursday


Dhaka – Bangladesh will play Scotland in a warm-up match ahead of the Women’s World T20 Qualifier at VOC Rotterdam, Rotterdam in Netherlands on Thursday.The match will begin at 4pm [Bangladesh time].Bangladesh women cricketers are on upbeat ahead of the qualifier meet after completing a successful mission in their first-ever overseas series victory of 2-1 margin against Ireland in late June after clinching the maiden multinational tournament, the six-nation Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup in Kula Lumpur in early June.
In the World T20 Qualifier, Bangladesh was placed in Pool A alongside Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Netherlands and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Bangladesh will play PNG in their opening match on July 7 before taking on Netherlands on July 8 and UAE on July 10
The top two teams from the eight-nation qualifiers will join Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and hosts West Indies in the final phase scheduled for November 9-25 in the Caribbean Islands.
Bangladesh squad: Salma Khatun (captain), Rumana Ahmed, Nigar Sultana, Fargana Hoque, Khadija Tul Kubra, Fahima Khatun, Ayasha Rahman, Shamima Sultana (wk), Nahida Akter, Panna Ghosh, Lily Rani Biswas, Sanjida Islam, Sharmin Sultana and Jahanara Alam.
Scotland squad: Abbi Aitken (captain); Sarah Bryce, Priyanaz Chatterji, Becky Glen, Laura Grant; Lorna Jack, Abtaha Maqsood, Katie McGill, Jess Mills, Hannah Rainey, Rachel Scholes, Ellen Watson and Ruth Willis.UNB


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