Bangladesh female cricketers begin practice18 February 2021
Sports Reporter :
Bangladesh female cricketers began their 13-day long practice at the Cricket Academy Ground in Mirpur on Wednesday. A total of 32 female cricketers from Bangladesh National Women's Cricket team and Bangladesh Emerging Women's Cricket team are taking part in the training camp. The camp will come to an end on March 1.
The female cricketers are participating in the coaching camp marking the upcoming Bangladesh Games and South Africa Women's Cricket team's tour.
After the 13-day long training camp, the female cricketers will go to Sylhet. After five-day coaching camp at Sylhet, Bangladesh National Women's Cricket team, Bangladesh Emerging Women's Cricket team and Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team will take part in the cricket competition of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games. The cricket competition will be held on ODI format. Four matches will be held at the cricket competition of Bangladesh Games.
The female cricketers reported to the coaches on February 15. Their fitness test was held on Tuesday last. They started their coaching camp from Wednesday. The curtain of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games will be raised on April 1. In that time the South African Emerging Cricket team will tour Bangladesh. So, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) started the coaching camp marking the tour.
The Emerging Women's Cricket Team of South Africa will arrive in Bangladesh on March 28 to play a five-match one-day series against the Bangladesh Women's Cricket Team. The host Bangladesh and the visiting Proteas women's cricket team will play the first match of the series on April 4 at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. The second match is on April 6, the third on April 8 and the fourth on April 11. The fifth and final match of the series will be played on April 13. All the matches will be held at the same. Each match will start at 9:30am.