Source: The Daily Independent
Members of Bangladesh national women’s cricket team, sponsored by Beximco Group, pose for a photograph before leaving for Australia on Sunday to participate in ICC T20 Women’s World Cup. Beximco photo Beximco Group became the sponsor of the Bangladesh women’s national cricket team in ICC women’s T20 World Cup in Australia. Recently Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the sponsorship, according to a press release.
The announcement has come in a meeting held in BCB office at Mirpur, Dhaka. BCB President Nazmul Hasan Papon MP and Beximco Communications’ Head of Marketing and Strategic Sales Muhammad Abul Khair Chowdhury were present in the occasion.
The Tigress would start their T20 World Cup mission facing India in their first Group A match on February 24 in Perth, Australia. Before that, they will participate in 13 days long practice campaign. With an aim to bring up their best result by playing a smart cricket, the Bangladesh Women’s team left Dhaka on Sunday.
Bangladesh women team has been placed in Group A including Australia, New Zealand, India and Sri Lanka.
Considering the strength of the opposition Tigresses skipper Slama Khatun said they have to be at their best in each match.
“We all are expecting playing good cricket there and win one or two matches. Australia, New Zealand are certainly tough and better opponents than us but we don’t know each other well as we haven’t played cricket with them. We tried to prepare ourselves well. We’ve to assess to the condition and execute our plans well on the field,” Slama told reporters at the SBNCS.
“We’ve a good bowling unit. Beside this, we tried to improve our batting and fielding. So, I’m expecting something good from both departments,” she said.