Bangladesh women's national cricket team

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Nickname(s) Lady Tigers, Tigresses
Association Bangladesh Cricket Board
Captain Rumana Ahmed
Coach david capel
International Cricket Council
ICC status Associate member (1977)
Full member (2000)
ICC region Asia
Women's Tests
First international Bangladesh Bangladesh vs. Thailand 
(Bangkok; 6 July 2007)
Women's One Day Internationals
First WODI Bangladesh Bangladesh vs. Ireland 
(Savar; 26 November 2011)
Women's World Cup Qualifier Appearances 1 (first in 2011)
Best result 5th (2011)
Women's Twenty20 Internationals
First WT20I Bangladesh Bangladesh vs. Pakistan 
(Dublin; 27 August 2012)
Women's World Twenty20 Appearances 1 (first in 2014)
Best result First round (2014)
Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier Appearances 1 (first in 2015)
Best result Runner-up (2015)
As of 5 December 2015

The Bangladesh national women's cricket team is the team that represents the country of Bangladesh in international women's cricket matches. They made their international debut when they played, and won, two matches against Thailand in July 2007[1] before participating in and winning the 2007 ACC Women's Tournament.[2] Bangladesh were granted One Day International (ODI) status in 2011 after finishing fifth in the 2011 Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier. They played subsequently qualified for the 2014 ICC Women's World Twenty20, making their first appearance at a top-level women's international tournament.

Tournament history

ICC Women's World Twenty20

ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier

Women's Asia Cup

  • 2008: 4th
  • 2012: 3rd

Women's ACC tournament

  • 2007: Winners

Asian Games

Current international rankings

The ICC Women's Rankings incorporates results from Tests, ODIs and T20Is into a single ranking system.

ICC Women's Rankings
Rank Team Matches Points Rating
1  England 41 5,274 129
2  Australia 47 6,025 128
3  New Zealand 50 5,842 117
4  India 45 5,216 116
5  West Indies 39 4,011 103
6  South Africa 55 5,112 93
7  Pakistan 46 3,338 73
8  Sri Lanka 44 2,904 66
9  Bangladesh 19 704 37
10  Ireland 17 504 30
Reference: ICC Women's Rankings, ICC Women's Championship, 21 November 2017
"Matches" is the number of matches played in the 12-24 months since the October before last, plus half the number in the 24 months before that.

One day status

2011 was an important year for the Bangladesh women's cricket team. On November 24, 2011, Bangladesh was granted the One day status after defeating USA by 9 wickets in the 2011 Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier. This win against USA guaranteed that Bangladesh would finish in the top 6 in the tournament and thus be ranked in the top 10 globally, which is the requirement for attaining one day status.[3]

Current squad

Name Batting Bowling
Jahanara Alam (C) Right hand bat Right arm medium
Salma Khatun Right hand bat Right-arm offbreak
Ayasha Rahman Right hand bat
Chamely Khatun Right hand bat Right arm slow
Farzana Hoque Right hand bat
Sanjida Islam Right hand bat
Jahanara Alam Right hand bat Right arm medium
Khadija Tul Kubra Right hand bat Right arm offbreak
Lata Mondal Right hand Bat Right arm medium
Panna Ghosh Right hand bat Right arm medium
Rumana Ahmed Right hand bat Legbreak
Shathira Jakir Right hand bat Right arm offbreak
Shukhtara Rahman Right hand bat Right arm offbreak
Sharmin Akhter Right hand bat
Sultana Yesmin (WC) Right hand bat
Tahin Tahera Left-hand bat

See also


  1. ^ Thailand lose warm-ups by Andrew Nixon, 8 July 2007 at CricketEurope
  2. ^ ACC Women's Tournament at official Asian Cricket Council website
  3. ^ "Ireland and Bangladesh secure ODI status". ICC. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 

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