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NEW DELHI: Excited by thrilling win over arch-foes India, the Pakistan women’s cricket team will look for another big victory against Bangladesh today (Thursday) in the ICC World Twenty20 at New Delhi.
The team is in the chase of historic semifinal berth while facing defeat against West Indies in first match and beating India in their second clash.
In another match, Australia will take on Sri Lanka at the same venue.
The Bangladesh women are already out of contest after losing all three matches so far.
All-rounder Javeria Khan will miss today’s match. She was ruled out of the tournament before the match against India with a broken jaw, an injury caused by a bouncer during World T20 opener against the West Indies.
Sidra Ameen, Bismah Maroof and Sana Mir, the captain, will now be attempting to take onus of their injured colleague.
Pakistan lost to West Indies by four runs in their first game in Chennai.
Bangladesh Women: Jahanara Alam (capt), Ayasha Rahman, Fahima Khatun, Fargana Hoque, Salma Khatun, Khadija Tul Khubra, Lata Mondal, Nahida Akter, Nigar Sultana (wk), Panna Ghosh, Ritu Moni, Rumana Ahmed, Sanjida Islam, Shaila Sharmin, Sharmin Akhter.
Pakistan Women: Sana Mir (capt), Bismah Maroof, Ayesha Zafar, Nida Dar, Sadia Yousuf, Nain Abidi, Sidra Nawaz, Aliya Riaz, Sidra Ameen, Sania Khan, Iram Javed, Asmavia Iqbal, Nahida Khan, Muneeba Ali, Anam Amin. – Samaa