ICC Women's World T20i Cup 2018
Tigresses take on defending champion Windies today
Bangladesh Women's Cricket team will take on host and defending Champion Windies Women today in the third match of the inaugural day of the ICC Women's World T20i Cup 2018 at Providence Stadium, Guyana.
The match will kicks off at 6:00am (BST). The curtain of the mega cricket carnival will be raised with the match between India and New Zealand while Australia will take on Pakistan in the second match of the day.
Highly boost-up Tigresses are recently blessed with lots of successes, must eye on winning start, who clinched the crown of the 7th ACC Women's Asia Cup 2018 beating mighty India in the final followed by theT20i series against Ireland women by 2-1 margin. They also sealed the title of ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier in July this year.
Couple of all-rounder including Rumana Ahmed, Fahima Khatun, Khadiza-Tul Kubra and skipper Salma Khatun are the major game changers in the Tigress tent. Ayasha Rahman and Shamima Sultana take devastating shape in their day. Fargana Hoque Pinky, Nigar Sultana and Sharmin Supta are the pillars of Bangladesh middle order and are consistent with the bat.
Jahanara Alam and Panna Ghosh are very effective with new ball.
The defending champions captained by Stafanie Taylor are desperate to defend the title at home and must be desperate to have a winning start against 9th ranked Bangladesh.
Stafanie Taylor, Deandra Dottin, Hayley Matthews are the proven Caribbean all-rounders while the experienced Merissa Aguilleira, spinners Afy Fletcher and Anisa Mohammed can make big difference in the game.
Weather forecast shows possibility of shower at the Providence. If the game goes uninterrupted, a competitive match has been waiting in sporting Guyana wicket.
India women will take on their arch rival Pakistan women tomorrow at 9:00pm (BST). The next clash for Tigresses is scheduled to take place on November 12 at 2:00am (BST) against England women. Bangladesh women will play their next matches against Sri Lanka and South Africa on November 14 and 18 respectively before the knock out stage begins.