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Bangladesh women's cricket team to travel to Abu Dhabi in September

Update : 21 Jul 2022, 14:25

The Bangladesh women's cricket team is set to travel to Abu Dhabi in September, as part of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup qualifiers.

The ICC Women's T20 World Cup will be held in South Africa in 2023. Total ten teams will participate in the World Cup from February 9 to 26. Out of which 8 teams (South Africa, Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies) have already secure their positions to play directly in the World Cup.

The remaining two teams of the World Cup will come from the qualifiers. The T20 World Cup qualifiers will be held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates on September. Total eight teams including Bangladesh will participate in the tournament. ICC has not released the final schedule of the tournament yet.

The training camp of Bangladesh women's team will start next month as they prepare for the qualifying stages of the Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa.

"The practice of women cricketers will continue in Sylhet from August 14," said Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel, Chairman of  BCB Women's Wing.

"The women's team will not get a foreign coach before the World Cup qualifiers and the responsibility will be given to the local coach," he added.

The Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier will serve as the qualification tournament for the 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup Tournament. Participating teams in the qualifier also include, Bangladesh, Ireland, Scotland, USA, Thailand, Zimbabwe, Papua New Guine and the host United Arab Emirates.



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