The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) revealed their Girls’s squad set for the limited-overs tour of South Africa, commencing on December 03 in Benoni. This sequence consists of three T20Is adopted by an equal variety of ODIs, contributing to the 2022-25 Girls’s Championship. Bangladesh, presently positioned seventh on the championship desk, will face South Africa, positioned fifth, in an important encounter.
Return of veteran Lata Mondal
The 16-member squad sees the return of veteran all-rounder Lata Mondal. Having missed Bangladesh’s residence sequence in opposition to Pakistan, Mondal final graced the ODIs in opposition to India in July. Her expertise is anticipated to bolster the crew, particularly after Bangladesh’s current triumph in opposition to Pakistan, clinching each the ODI and T20I sequence 2-1.
Notable exclusions and continuity in management
Off-spinner Nishita Akter, who made her debut within the Pakistan sequence, together with left-arm spinner Sanjida Akter, opener Shathi Rani, and left-arm pacer Fariha Trisna, all absent from the T20I aspect in opposition to Pakistan, discover themselves excluded. Nigar Sultana continues to steer the crew, with Nahida Akter serving as her deputy.
When it comes to head-to-head statistics, Bangladesh faces a difficult file in opposition to South Africa. Having secured victory solely twice in 18 ODIs and as soon as in 11 T20Is, the Bangladeshi crew goals to defy the percentages and make a mark within the upcoming sequence.
Bangladesh Girls squad for South Africa tour:
Nigar Sultana (captain), Nahida Akter (vice-captain), Shamima Sultana, Murshida Khatun, Sobhana Mostary, Fargana Hoque, Lata Mondal, Shorna Akter, Ritu Moni, Shorifa Khatun, Sumaiya Akter, Rabeya Khan, Sultana Khatun, Fahima Khatun, Marufa Akter, Disha Biswas
Bangladesh Girls tour of South Africa, Fixtures:
- First T20I: December 3, Benoni
- Second T20I: December 6, Kimberley
- Third T20I: December 8, Kimberley
- First ODI: December 16, East London
- Second ODI: December 20, Potchefstroom
- Third ODI: December 23, Benoni