India women’s cricket team to tour Bangladesh for white-ball series in July

The Indian women’s cricket team will be on a tour of Bangladesh for a white-ball series in July.

The Harmanpreet Kaur-led side had last featured on the international circuit when they went down to Australia by just five runs in the semi-final of the Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa in February thi year.

“Yes, we will be playing a white-ball series against India women’s national cricket team in July and all the matches will be played at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium,” Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel, Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) women’s wing chairman, was quoted as saying in a Cricbuzz report.

The report also said it will be the first time in 11 years that the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium will host a women’s international matches. The report also said that all the games of the series between India and Bangladesh will be day-night affairs.

Notably, the previous time the Bangladesh eves played at this venue was in 2012 against South Africa.

The report added that the Indian team will arrive in Dhaka on July 6 to play three ODIs and as many T20Is.

While the T20Is are scheduled for July 9, 11 and 13, the three ODIs, which are part of the 2022-25 ICC Women’s ODI Championship cycle, will be played on July 16, 19 and 22.

The Indian team members recently underwent a High-Performance training and conditioning camp at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, with men’s head coach Rahul Dravid and NCA head VVS Laxman giving them pep talks during the camp.

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