Dhaka, Oct 12 (UNB) - Bangladesh Women’s Cricket Team ranked 9th as the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday launched a separate global Women’s T20I Team Rankings to drive the growth of the game through the shortest format.
The separate Women T20I ranking table has seen the lights, following a decision taken earlier this year to award international status to all T20 matches among member countries.
Bangladesh secured the 9th spot with earning 193 points, just five points ahead of the 10th ranked Ireland.
Three-time Women’s World Twenty20 champions Australia lead the inaugural 46-team table with 280 points while the New Zealand [277 points] are three points behind and England are just a further one point behind with 276 points.
The current Women’s World Twenty20 champions West Indies are ranked 4th with 259 points followed by India as are a further with 249 points.
The top-10 lineup of the table completed with South Africa [243 points], Pakistan [227 points] and Sri Lanka [207 points] three other teams placing 6th to 8th spots respectively.
All the teams, played minimum six T20I matches in the previous three to four years remained on the rankings table.
The list included nine sides from Europe, 14 from Asia, 13 from Africa, four each from East Asia Pacific and the Americas, apart from Australia and the West Indies.
Scotland [150 points] are the top ranked Associate Member in the 11th following Thailand in the first table.
However, Bangladesh placed 9th in the latest ICC Women’s ODI Team Rankings table, updated on Friday, having 49 points while Australia dominated the table with 140 points.
Dhaka, Oct 11 (UNB) - The Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team will leave here for Sri Lanka on Saturday (October 13) to play a two-match four-day series and five-match one-day series against the hosts Sri Lanka beginning October 17.
Touring Bangladesh will play the 2nd four dayer from October 23-26 at MCG Katunayake, first three Youth one-dayer in Dambulla on Oct 30, Nov 1 and 3 while the 4th and 5th Youth ODI at MCG Katunayake on Nov 6 and 9 respectively.
Bangladesh squad: Tawhid Hridoy (Captain), Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Sajid Hossan Seam, Mohammad Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Amite Hasan, Shamim Hossain, Akbar Ali, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Rakibul Hasan, Minhazur Rahman Mohanna, Mohammad Rishad Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Mohammad Mrittunjoy Chowdhury Nipun, Asadullah Hill Galib, Shahin Alam
Standby: Pritom Kumar, Shahadat Hossain, Avishek Das, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mehedi Hasan
Dhaka, Oct 11 (UNB) – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced a 15-man ODI squad to play against Zimbabwe in a three-match day-night series, starting in Dhaka on October 21.
The first match is scheduled to be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur before the series moved to the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) in Chattogram for the next two matches.
Bangladesh will miss out their dashing opener Tamim Iqbal and all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan due to injuries. Both the senior players were played last for the national side in the 14th Asia Cup in United Arab Emirates (UAE) in September.
Uncapped left-handed spin-all-rounder Fazle Rabbi got a maiden call in the series while another left-handed all-rounder Saifuddin, who played ODI for national side last against Sri Lanka in the Tri-nation series in January 2018, recalled for the series.
Young all-rounder Mosaddek Hossain Saikat and left-handed top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar, who played in the Asia Cup in UAE, have been dropped for the previous squad.
Bangladesh ODI squad: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (captain), Liton Kumar Das, Imrul Kayes, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah Riyad, Ariful Haque, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Nazmul Islam Apu, Rubel Hossain, Abu Hider Rony, Saifuddin and Fazle Rabbi.
Date Match Venue
October 21 1st ODI SBNCS, Dhaka
October 24 2nd ODI ZACS, Chattogram
October 26 3rd ODI ZACS, Chattogram
Dhaka, Oct 11 (UNB) – All the four 2nd round matches of four-day National Cricket League (NCL) ended in draw on the 4th and final day due to drizzling and inclement weather at the zonal venues across the country on Thursday.
The match between Sylhet Division and Chattogram Division was not held after the first day’s (Monday) play due to rain in Cox’s Bazar.
Chattogram Division scored 282 runs for 9 featuring a century Sadiqur Rahman and 84 runs by Yesir Ali against Sylhet Division on the first day, but not a single ball being bowled in the rest three days due to continuous rain in Cox’s Bazar.
In the remaining three 2nd round NCL matches, not a single ball being bowled on the 4th and final day (Thursday) to settle for draw due to inclement weather following the influences of cyclone Titli.
In Khulna, replying to Barishal Division’s first innings total 299 runs, hosts Khulna Division made a total scoring 349 for 7 in 81 overs on the 3rd day (Wednesday) featuring two centuries Ziaur Rahman and Afif Hossain, but failed to make any impact as the 4th day’s play was abandoned due to rain.
In Fatullah, Dhaka Metropolis team scored 387 runs in the first innings featuring Sadman Islam’s career best 189 runs against Dhaka Division after dismissing them (Dhaka Division) for 206 runs in the first innings.
Dhaka Division made 50 for 2 when the bails were drawn for the 3rd day before the match could not held on the final day (Thursday) due to rain.
In Rajshahi, Hosts Rajshahi Division piled a huge 589 runs for 4 in the first innings featuring three centuries by Nazmul Hossain Shanto (173). Mizanur rahman (165) and Zaiur Rahman (100) after dismissing Rangpur Division for 151 runs in the first innings.
In Reply Rangpur Division scored 319 for 2 featuring a double century Liton Das (203), but the match was settled for draw due to rain on the final day (Thursday).
Dambulla, Oct 11 (AP/UNB) — Rain wiped out play after just 15 overs of the first one-day international between Sri Lanka and England on Wednesday.
England had been asked to bat first by Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal and reached 92-2 before play was called off.
Play got under way at the Ranjiri ground on schedule, but only a bit more than an hour's action was possible before a lengthy downpour began rendering the outfield unplayable despite extensive covering.