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Bangladeshi Tigress to face Proteas Thursday in first ODI

Sun Online Desk     11th January, 2017 10:09:38 printer

Bangladeshi Tigress to face Proteas Thursday in first ODI

Bangladesh Women's cricket team will face South Africa Women's side in the 1st match of first ever five-match ODI series against any nation at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox's Bazar on Thursday.


The match will start at 9:30 am (Bangladesh time).


Bangladesh won one game by two-wickets over South Africa in their 1st meeting in September 2012 in Mirpur, but lost in the remaining five tussles of their previous occasions.


The visitors arrived in Dhaka on Monday afternoon and reached Cox's Bazar on Tuesday morning. 


The remaining matches of the series will be held at the same venue on January 14, 16, 18 and 20.


Meanwhile, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced 'Walton Group' as the title sponsor of the series. BCB director and Women's Wing Chairman MA Awal Chowdhury announced the title sponsor name in a press conference at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.


Bangladesh squad: Rumana Ahmed, Jahanara Alam, Sanjida Islam, Sharmin  Sultana, Sharmin Akter, Fargana Hoque, Nigar Sultana, Khadija Tul Kobra, Ritu Moni, Salma Khatun, Shaila Sharmin, Nahida Akter, Panna Ghosh, Suraya Azmin, Lata Mondal and Nuzhat TasniaTumpa.


South Africa squad: Dane van Niekerk, Sune Luus, Mignon du Preez, Moseline Daniels, Marizanne Kapp, Marcia Matshipi Letsoalo, Odine Kirsten, Lizelle Lee, Andrie Steyn, Yolani Fourie, Ayabonga Khaka, Chloe Tryon, Sinalo Jafta and Lara Goodall.