Women’s Asia Cup Squads of All Teams for 2022 Edition
Updated on: Sep 29, 2022 4:13 pm IST
After men’s contests in UAE, the Women’s Asia Cup is set to kick off on October 1. All the fixtures will be played in Sylhet, Bangladesh. A total of seven teams will participate in the tournament, including the hosts, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, UAE, Malaysia, and Thailand.
Among the participants, UAE and Malaysia have entered the arena by reaching the final of the ACC Women’s T20 Championship 2022, which was played in June 2022 in Malaysia.
Besides, this is the seventh edition of the tournament and Bangladesh is the current champions. However, India are the most successful side in the business; they have won six titles so far. Bangladesh women defeated India women in the final of the 2018 Women’s Asia Cup by three wickets in Kuala Lumpur. The hosts will be keen to defend the title at home.
The first four editions of the tournament were played in the 50-over format, this year’s tournament will be played in the 20-over format, deeming the upcoming Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa, which will be played in February 2023.
Further, the final of the forthcoming tournament will be played on October 15, at the same venue, in Sylhet. The tournament will be held in a round-robin format, with the top four teams qualifying for the semi-finals.
Nigar Sultana (C), Shamima Sultana, Fargana Hoque Pinky, Rumana Ahmed, Ritu Moni, Lata Mondal, Salma Khatun, Sobhana Mostary, Nahida Akter, Murshida Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Fahima Khatun, Sanjida Akter, Fariha Trisna, Shohaly Akhter.
Reserves: Marufa Akther, Sharmin Akter Supta, Nuzhat Tasnia, Rabeya Khan
Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana (VC), Deepti Sharma, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Sabbineni Meghana, Richa Ghosh (WK), Sneh Rana, Dayalan Hemalatha, Meghna Singh, Renuka Thakur, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Radha Yadav, K.P. Navgire
Reserves: Taniya Sapna Bhatia, Simran Dil Bahadur
Bismah Maroof (C), Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Diana Baig, Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali (WK), Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadaf Shamas, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz (WK) and Tuba Hasan.
Reserves: Nashra Sundhu, Natalia Pervaiz, Umme Hani, and Waheeda Akhtar
Sri Lanka Squad
Chamari Athapaththu (C), Hasini Perera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Kaveesha Dilhari, Nilakshi de Silva, Anushka Sanjeevani (WK), Kaushini Nuthyanga, Oshadhi Ranasinghe, Malsha Shehani, Madushika Meththananda, Inoka Ranaweera, Rashmi Silva, Sugandika Kumari, Achini Kulasooriya, Tharika Sewwandi
Naruemol Chaiwai (C), Sornnarin Tippoch, Nattaya Boochatham, Nannapat Koncharoenkai (WK), Nattakan Chantam, Rosenan Kanoh, Onnicha Kamchomphu, Phannita Maya, Thipatcha Putthawong, Nanthita Boonsukham, Suwanan Khiaoto, Suleeporn Laomi, Chanida Sutthiruang, Aphisara Suwanchonrathi, Sunida Chaturongrattana
Winifred Duraisingam (C), Mas Elysa (VC), Sasha Azmi, Aisya Eleesa, Ainna Hamizah Hashim, Elsa Hunter, Jamahidaya Intan, Mahirah Izzati Ismail, Wan Julia (WK), Dhanusri Muhunan, Aina Najwa (WK), Nurilyaa Natasya, Nur Arianna Natsya, Nur Dania Syuhada, Noor Hayati Zakaria.
Chaya Mughal (C), Esha Rohit Oza, Kavisha Egodage, Theertha Satish, Khushi Sharma, Samaira Dharnidharka, Siya Gokhale, Vaishnave Mahesh, Natasha Cherriath, Indhuja Nandakumar, Rithika Rajith, Lavanya Keny, Suraksha Kotte, Priyanjali Jain, Rinitha Rajith
India Women vs Pakistan Women on October 7
The Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian side will commence their Asia Cup 2022 campaign with a clash against Sri Lanka on the opening day (October 1) of the event. The ‘Women in Blue’ will face their traditional rivals Pakistan, on October 7, after their matches against Malaysia and UAE, on October 3 and October 4 respectively. And, the side will face the hosts on October 8 and Thailand on October 10.
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