Bangladesh women's national cricket team

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Nickname(s) Lady Tigers, Tigresses
Association Bangladesh Cricket Board
Captain Jahanara Alam
Coach Clare Connor
International Cricket Council
ICC status Associate member (1977)
Full member (2000)
ICC region Asia
ICC Rankings Current [1] Best-ever
Women's 9th 9th
Women's One Day Internationals
First WODI v  Ireland at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan No 2 Ground, Dhaka; 26 November 2011
Last WODI v  Sri Lanka at Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground, Colombo; 19 February 2017
WODIs Played Won/Lost
Total [2] 30 7/21
(0 ties, 2 no result)
This year [3] 0 0/0
(0 ties, 0 no result)
Women's World Cup Qualifier Appearances 2 (first in 2011)
Best result 5th (2011, 2017)
Women's Twenty20 Internationals
First WT20I v  Ireland at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin; 28 August 2012
Last WT20I v  Sri Lanka at the Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok; 3 December 2016
WT20Is Played Won/Lost
Total [4] 34 5/29
(0 ties, 0 no result)
This year [5] 0 0/0
(0 ties, 0 no result)
Women's World Twenty20 Appearances 2 (first in 2014)
Best result 1st round (2014, 2016)
Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier Appearances 1 (first in 2015)
Best result Runners-up (2015)
As of 8 January 2018

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[6] before participating in and winning the 2007 ACC Women's Tournament.[7] 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  Australia 54 7,157 133
2  England 45 5,715 127
3  New Zealand 57 6,900 121
4  India 59 6,672 113
5  West Indies 48 4,725 98
6  South Africa 62 5,775 93
7  Pakistan 52 3,920 75
8  Sri Lanka 52 3,256 63
9  Bangladesh 19 704 37
10  Ireland 17 504 30
Reference:,, 31 March 2018

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.[8]

Current squad

Name Batting Bowling Role
Jahanara Alam (C) Right hand bat Right arm medium Fast Bowler
Salma Khatun Right hand bat Right-arm offbreak All-rounder
Ayasha Rahman Right hand bat Opening Batter
Chamely Khatun Right hand bat Right arm slow Batting All-rounder
Farzana Hoque Right hand bat Middle-order Batter
Sanjida Islam Right hand bat Opening Batter
Khadija Tul Kubra Right hand bat Right arm offbreak Spin Bowler
Lata Mondal Right hand Bat Right arm medium Bowling All-rounder
Panna Ghosh Right hand bat Right arm medium Bowling All-rounder
Rumana Ahmed Right hand bat Legbreak All-rounder
Shathira Jakir Right hand bat Right arm offbreak Spin Bowler
Shukhtara Rahman Right hand bat Right arm offbreak Batting All-rounder
Sharmin Akhter Right hand bat
Sultana Yesmin (WK) Right hand bat Wicket-keeper
Tahin Tahera Left-hand bat Top-order Batter

Coaching Staff

See also


  1. ^ "ICC Rankings". 
  2. ^ "WODI matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo. 
  3. ^ "WODI matches - 2018 Team records". ESPNcricinfo. 
  4. ^ "WT20I matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo. 
  5. ^ "WT20I matches - 2018 Team records". ESPNcricinfo. 
  6. ^ Thailand lose warm-ups by Andrew Nixon, 8 July 2007 at CricketEurope
  7. ^ ACC Women's Tournament at official Asian Cricket Council website
  8. ^ "Ireland and Bangladesh secure ODI status". ICC. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 

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