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Bangladesh rest Salma Khatun and Rumana Ahmed for Sri Lanka tour

Bangladesh have ignored seniors Salma Khatun and Rumana Ahmed from their consolidated white-ball squad of 16 for the tour of Sri Lanka beginning later this month. This would be the first time Bangladesh might be with out these two stalwarts in ODIs, though the staff performed a match with out this pair within the Women’s T20 World Cup in February this yr.
Women’s selector Manjurul Islam has stated that Salma and Rumana, who’ve mixed 274 caps in worldwide cricket, are rested retaining in thoughts this yr’s busy schedule. The Sri Lanka tour includes three ODIs, that are a part of the Women’s Championships, and as many T20Is.

“The biggest challenge on this tour will be the weather and conditions,” Manjurul stated. “We have built the team thinking of these two factors. We have taken some emerging cricketers, those who did well in the Under-19 World Cup recently. We have rested a few senior cricketers. We have a lot of cricket this year at home and abroad. Fitness will be a big issue in Sri Lanka. We have taken all this into account when selecting this squad.”

Apart from Salma and Rumana, they’ve additionally ignored younger pacer Marufa Akter and opener Sharmin Akter. Sultana Khatun is the newcomer within the squad.
This would be the first limited-overs bilateral collection between Bangladesh, who go away for Colombo on April 25, and Sri Lanka in girls’s cricket. Both groups have collected two factors every with Sri Lanka occupying the eighth spot after six matches Bangladesh are seventh after three matches within the Women’s Championship points table. Sri Lanka beat Pakistan final June whereas Bangladesh’s factors have come from two deserted matches in New Zealand final December.

Bangladesh squad: Nigar Sultana Joty (capt), Fargana Hoque Pinky, Shamima Sultana, Fahima Khatun, Murshida Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Sanjida Akther Maghla, Sobhana Mostary, Lata Mondal, Shorna Akter, Nahida Akter, Fariha Islam Trisna, Ritu Moni, Disha Biswas, Rabeya Khan, Sultana Khatun



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