Dilara Akter will miss the ICC Women's T20 World Cup to be held in South Africa
. She has been ruled out of the World Cup due to a right ankle injury. Fargana Hoque Pinky has been named as a replacement.
Dilara Akter Dilara is currently in South Africa for the Women's Under-19 World Cup. There she got injured in the match against South Africa. So, she will not be able to play in the upcoming T20 World Cup of the national team due to a serious right ankle injury. BCB kept 4 cricketers from the U19 team in the World Cup squad of the national team. But unfortunately, Dilara will miss the tournament.
Fargana, who has been called to the team as a replacement, is quite experienced. She has been playing for the national team for almost 10 years. The 29-year-old batter scored 1236 runs at an average of 19 after getting a chance to bat in 77 T20 Internationals. Along with the three fifties, there is also a century.
In the meanwhile, Bangladesh
have been playing quite well in the U19 World Cup so far. They won all three of the three matches of the group stage and became the group champion. However, they lost the first match of the Super Six against the hosts South Africa.
The young women of Bangladesh will take on the field against the United Arab Emirates in their next match in the Super Six. The match will start on January 25 at 5:45 pm Bangladesh time.
Squad: Nigar Sultana (c), Marufa Akter, Fahima Khatun, Salma Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Shamima Sultana, Rumana Ahmed, Lata Mondol, Shorna Akter, Nahida Akter, Murshida Khatun, Ritu Moni, Disha Biswas, Sobhana Mostary, Fargana Hoque Pinky.
Standby: Rabeya Khan, Sanjida Akther Maghla, Sharmin Akter Supta.