Dhaka -A 15-member Bangladesh Men’s Cricket team will leave Dhaka for Nepal on December 1 to participate in the 13th South Asian (SA) Games Cricket beginning on December 3 in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu.
The 13th edition of the 7-nation South Asian Games, the biggest sports carnival of the region, will be held in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and in the tourist town of Pokhara on December 1-10.
Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team, led by Salma Khatun, will fly for Nepal on November 29 on the way to Pokhara to compete in the women’s cricket competition beginning in the tourist town on December 2.
Bangladesh women’s team was placed in the three-team Group B along with Pakistan and Maldives while the four-team Group A comprises of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan.
Bangladesh women’s will play Maldives on December 2 and Pakistan on December 5, both at the Rangasala Stadium in Pokhara.
The top two teams from each of the groups will play semi-finals on December 7 while the final will be held on December 9.
The draw for the men’s competition has not yet been announced.
Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team: Salma Khatun (C), Nigar Sultana Joty (Wk), Jahanara Alam, Ayesha Rahman, Farjana Haque Pinki, Murshida Khatun, Sanjida Islam, Shobnam Mostary, Fahima Khatun, Shamima Sultana (Wk), Nahida Akhter, Kadija-Tu-Kubra, Mst Ritu Moni, Puja Chakravorty, Rabeya.
Official: Javed Omar Belim Gullu (Team Manager), Anju Jain (Trainer), Devieka Dilip (Asst Trainer), Suraiya Akhtar (Physio).
Bangladesh Men’s Cricket team: Saif Hasan, Naim Sheikh, Afif Hossain, Zakir Hasan, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Aminul Islam Biplob, Sumon Khan, Mahidul Islam Bhuiyan, Tanvir Islam, Manik Khan, Shafiqul Islam, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmud Hasan and Mahadi Hasan.
Officials: Qazi Habibul Bashar (Team Manager), Champaka Ramanayake (Trainer), Golam Murtaza (Trainer), Zafrul Ehsan (Trainer).UNB