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Asia Cup: Thailand win toss

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Published: 09:09, 1 October 2022   Update: 10:53, 1 October 2022
Asia Cup: Thailand win toss

The Thailand  Women`s Cricket team won the toss and opted to bat first against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium Ground-2 on Saturday morning.

Thailand:  (18/20 ov) 75/8

The match started at 9.00am.

Bangladesh squad: Nigar Sultana Joty (Captain), Shamima Sultana, Fargana Hoque Pinky, Rumana Ahmed, Mst Ritu Moni, Lata Mondol, Salma Khatun, Sobhana Mostary, Nahida Akter, Murshida Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Fahima Khatun, Mst Shanjida Akther Maghla, Mst Fariha Islam Trisna and Shohaly Akter.

Stand by: Marufa Akther, Most. Sharmin Akter Supta, Nuzhat Tasnia, Rabeya Khan.

The tournament was supposed to be held in 2020 but the outbreak of the Covid-19 hampered the progress. A total of seven Asian countries are participating in this tournament this time.

The Tigresses won the Asia Cup in 2018 for the first time, beating mighty India.

All the matches of the tournament will be held in Sylhet. 9 out of 24 matches will be played at Outer Cricket Stadium in Sylhet. The remaining 15 matches will be played at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. The seven participating teams will face each other in the T20 format tournament. The curtain will come down on October 15 with the finals of the Women's Asia Cup.