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Women cricketers test negative for Covid-19 before training camp in Sylhet

All the women cricketers returned negative in the Covid-19 test before a month-long training camp in Sylhet, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) confirmed.

The training camp will be running from January 3 to February 2, 2021, at the Sylhet International Stadium. The women team was idle after the Covid-19 detection in the country in March, 2020.

In the first phase of the camp, the women cricketers will work on their fitness, and after that they will begin their skill training programme.

During this camp, the women cricketers will play five intra-squad 50-over games.

They are scheduled to take on South Africa Emerging team in late March. In the meantime, the BCB is planning to host the national women league. However, they are yet to finalize a schedule.

Women team: Salma Khatun, Nigar Sultana Jyoti, Murshida Khatun, Rumana Ahmed, Lata Mandal, Panna Ghosh, Sanjida Islam, Ayesha Rahman Shukatara, Farzana Haque Pinki, Jahanara Alam, Nahida Akter, Ritu Moni, Khadijatul Kubra, Fahima Khatun, Shamima Sultana, Sobhana Mostari, Rabia, Puja Chakraborty, Mumtahena Hasnat, Suraiya Ajmin, Nuhat Tasnia, Sharmin Akhter Supta, Sharmin Sultana, Isma Tanjim, Rabia Haider Jhilik, Eka Mallik, Fariha Islam, Sanjida Akhter Meghla and Sumaiya Akhter

Source: United News of Bangladesh