The Bangladesh national women's cricket team, led by Rumana Ahmed, left for South Africa early today to play five ODIs and three T20 internationals against their South African counterparts.
Earlier on April 24, the Bangladesh Cricket Board announced a 16-member national women's team squad for the tour of South Africa.
The women's team will start their tour campaign with a lone warm-up match scheduled to be held on May 2 at Witrand Oval, Potchefstroom, BSS reports.
The Tigress has a number of international assignments in this year as after South Africa they are scheduled to play the Asia Cup in Malaysia in June.
They will then embark on a 10-day tour of Ireland, after which they will fly to the Netherlands to play the ICC World T20 qualifiers.
If they manage to qualify they will go to the West Indies to play the ICC World T20 in November.
Squad: Rumana Ahmed (captain for ODI series), Salma Khatun (captain for T20i Series), Nigar Sultana Joty, Farzana Hoque Pinky, Khadiza-Tul Kubra, Fahima Khatun, Jannatul Ferdous Sumona, Shamima Sultana, Nahida Akter, Panna Ghosh, Suraya Azmim, Sanjida Islam, Sharmin Sultana, Sobhana Mostary, Murshida Khatun and Jahanara Alam.
29-Apr-18- Bangladesh Women's Team Arrive in South Africa
02-May-18 - Warm Up Match TBC vs Bangladesh XI Witrand Oval, Potchefstroom
04-May-18- 1st ODI SA vs Bangladesh, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
06-May-18- 2nd ODI SA vs Bangladesh, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom 09-May-18- 3rd ODI SA vs Bangladesh, Diamond Oval, Kimberley
11-May-18- 4th ODI SA vs Bangladesh, Diamond Oval, Kimberley
14-May-18- 5th ODI SA vs Bangladesh, Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
17-May-18-1st T20I SA vs Bangladesh, Diamond Oval, Kimberley
19-May-18- 2nd T20I, SA vs Bangladesh, Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
20-May-18- 3rd T20I SA vs Bangladesh, Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
21-May-18 Mon Bangladesh Women's Team depart from South Africa.
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