Bangladesh women have won the toss and elected to bat first in the final of Women’s T20 Asia Cup against six-time winners India women at Kinrara Oval, Kuala Lumpur.
India are into their seventh straight Asia Cup final. They never lost a single match in the tournament until Bangladesh women shocked them by seven wickets in a record 142-run chase in the group stage game on Wednesday.
Bangladesh women started the tournament with a defeat to Sri Lanka women. They won next four matches against Pakistan, India, Thailand and Malaysia to book themselves a place in the finals for the first time.
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Bangladesh Women: Shamima Sultana(wk), Ayasha Rahman, Fargana Hoque, Sanjida Islam, Fahima Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Nigar Sultana, Rumana Ahmed, Salma Khatun(captain), Khadija Tul Kubra, Nahida Akter
India Women: Mithali Raj, Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur(captain), Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Anuja Patil, Jhulan Goswami, Taniya Bhatia(wk), Ekta Bisht, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav