Bangladeshi all-rounder, Rumana Ahmed has returned to lead her one-day international team for the upcoming tour to Pakistan after recovering from the knee injury she faces before the ICC women’s Twenty20 World Cup qualifier in Scotland earlier this year had moved.
Panna Ghosh is the other notable inclusion and one of the few center-forward players to have been selected for the five Limited Overs games alongside Jahanara Alam. Salma Khatun will lead the team in the T20I series with three games starting October 26 at the Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore. Rumana will then take responsibility for the two ODI series games being played at the same venue.
Nahida Akter (left arm), Fahima Khatun (all-rounder), Ritu Moni (mid-paced pacemaker) and Sobhana Mostary (best batsman in Scotland) have missed the quota with 15 members, but are described as standbys along with five others.
Host Pakistan has dropped all-rounder Nida Dar, who is currently in the women’s Australian Big Bash League for Sydney Thunder. Javeria Rauf, Fatima Sana, Nashra Sandhu and Rameen Saeed, who were all part of the team that traveled through South Africa this May, are the other absentees, while Anam Amin, Ayesha Zafar, Diana Baig, Nahida Khan, and Saba Nazir, Sadia Iqbal and Aiman Anwar find a place in the squad for the home series.
Zafar, Baig, and Nahida recently played for Pakistan at the 2018 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in the Caribbean.
Bangladesh Women team arrive at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore pic.twitter.com/xQCTGZm09W— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) October 23, 2019
“We are very pleased to welcome the team from Bangladesh and look forward to an exciting series,” said Urooj Mumtaz, Chief Selector of Pakistan. “It’s the team’s first international assignment since the tour to South Africa in June, and the team is a good mix of experience and young, exciting players.” As women’s games evolve rapidly, our goal is to play positive and aggressive cricket Brands and produce solid benefits.
“The focus will continue to be on winning as it strengthens trust within the group, which is crucial for us as we set a full international timetable for the next six months, and we also want to give some an opportunity during the series give.” aspiring players to experience the aura of international cricket and its pressure. “
Salma Khatun (T20I captain), Rumana Ahmed (ODI captain), Jahanara Alam, Shamima Sultana (Wk), Ayesha Rahman, Nigar Sultana, Sanjida Islam, Lata Mondol, Panna Ghosh, Ekka Mollik, Sharmin Sultana, Khadija Tul Kubra, Fargana Haque Pinki, Sharmin Sultana Supta, Shanjida Akther.
Nahida Akhter, Fahima Khatun, Ritu Moni, Sobhana Mostary, Labone Akther, Zinnat Asia Orthi, Sabinkun Nahar Jesmin, Happy Alam
Bismah Maroof (captain), Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Ayesha Zafar, Diana Baig, Iram Javed, Javeria Khan, Kainat Imtiaz, Nahida Khan, Omaima Sohail, Saba Nazir, Sadia Iqbal, Sana Mir, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz