Bangladesh Women's Cricket team will play Scotland in their 3rd qualifying round match of the five-team Commonwealth Games (CWG) Women's T20 Cricket on Sunday in Malaysia capital Kuala Lumpur.
The match will kick off at 7:30 pm Bangladesh time at Kinrara Oval ground.
Bangladesh will play South Asian Island nation Sri Lanka in their 4th and last qualifying match on Monday (Jan 24) at the same time and venue.
The Tigresses will have to play their remaining matches in must win situation to qualify for the CWG cricket.
Only the champion team of the five-team qualifiers will earn the rights to play eight-team final round of the 22nd Commonwealth Games women’s cricket scheduled for July and August this year in the England’s city of Birmingham.
Seven teams which already qualified for the final round of the CWG Women’s Cricket are:
Group A – Australia, India, Pakistan and Barbados (West Indies).
Group B- England, New Zealand, South Africa and CWG qualified team
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka dominated the qualifying event securing full six points from straight three matches with better run rate while Bangladesh and Scotland followed them with four points each playing two and three matches respectively.
Bangladesh started their campaign in the qualifier defeating hosts Malaysia by eight wickets in the opening match last Tuesday and consolidated position outplaying Kenya by 80 runs, setting new records in batting partnership and bowling.
Salma Khatun and Ritu Moni made record partnership scoring 75 runs in the seventh wicket while left arm spinner Nahida Akhter made a best bowling figure among the Bangladeshi wome’s cricketer in the T20 cricket with a five-wicket haul for 12 runs.
The previous best record was 5 for 16 made by Panna Ghosh in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament against Ireland in 2018.