Abu Musa Hasan
Advisory Editor, Shottobani
London: Women cricketers of Bangladesh have secured a place in the upcoming ICC Women’s T-20 World Cup 2018.
The brave girls of Bangladesh have confirmed their place in the World Cup today 12 July by beating Scotland at the semi-final of the T-20 World Cup Qualifying Tournament now being held in The Netherlands.
Earlier Bangladesh Women team became unbeaten Champion of Group A beating Papua New Guinea, The Netherlands and United Arab Emirates.
Bangladesh will face Ireland in the final on Saturday 14 July. However, both the finalists have already ensured their place in the upcoming T-20 Women World Cup in West Indies in November.
These two qualified teams will join earlier automatically qualified 8 Women cricket teams- Australia, England, India, South Africa, West Indies, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Pakistan.
It may be mentioned that Bangladesh Women team has become Champion in the Asia Cup T-20 tournament in June beating six-time champion India.
On way to Netherlands, Bangladesh Women team played a bilateral three-match T-20 series against Ireland and won the series by 2-1.