Do you know about this ongoing series of Women's T-20 Open Tournament?
Well! The answer is probably NO. So, here we are here, among all of you to provide you a complete insight about the same.
Six (6) nation ASEAN Women's T-20 Open Tournament is being held in Thailand from 5th March and will continue till 14th March. Each team has to play one match each against rest of the five (5) teams and the table toppers will contest to play final match of the series.
Following are the squads of all the six teams :-
Thailand Women - Sornnarin Tippoch(Captain), Natthakan Chantham, Naruemol Chaiwai, Nattya Boochatham, Nannapat Khoncharwenkai, Ratanaporn Padunglerd, Chanida Sutthiruang, Arriya Yenyueak, Wongpaka Liengprasert, Sirintra Saengsakaorat, Suleeporn Laomi, Rosenanee Kanoh, Shagfta Areal
Hong Kong Women - Marika Hill (Captain), Kary Chan, Emma Lai, Shanzeen Shahzad, Ruchita Venkatesh, Lemon Cheung, Bella Poon, Alison Sui, Mehreen Yousaf, Yasmin Daswani, Maryam Bibi, Tammy Chu, Rajvir Kaur & Anum Ahmad, Akasha Yousaf, Venezia Ogden & Corn Wong
Indonesia Women - Yulia Anggraeni, Puji Haryanvi (Captain), Andriani Andrian, Ni Puri Ayu Nanda, Ni Made Putri, Fajar Tri Indah, Berlin Duma, Vegy Januarika, Edenyce Eduard, Ni Wayan Sariani, Kadek Fitri, Netty Sitompul, Annisa Sulistianingsih
Malaysia Women - Emylia Rahim, Yusrina Yaakop, Winifred Duraisingam, Mas Elysa Yasmin, Christna Baret, Mahirah Izzati, Intan Jaafar, Aina Najwa, Zaigani Syamimi, Nur Nadihirah, Ainna Hamizah, Dhanusri Muhunan, Wan Julia
Tanzania Women - Fatima Omary, Monica Pascal(Captain), Nasra Hamza Mohamedi, Mwaneidi Ammy, Aisha Mohamedi, Zena Hassani, Zinaida Kelvin Finkili, Perice Zakayo, Neema Justine, Nasra Nassoro Saidi, Linda Justine, Tabu Saidi, Shufaa Hainza, Hudaa Mrisho
Bhutan Women - Ugyen Dena, Yshey Choden, Sonam Paldon, Sonam Choden, Dechen Wangmo(Captain), Yeshey Wangmo, Anju Gurung, Tshering Zangmo, Leki Dema, Devika Drjee, Ritshi Choden, Nima Lhamo, Tshering Yangchen, Karma Dena
Let's look at the results of the matches played so far :-
1. Match 1 - Thailand Vs Malaysia on 6th March 2018. Thailand Women won by 108 runs
2. Match 2 - Bhutan Vs Hong Kong on 6th March 2018. Bhutan Women won by 9 runs
3. Match 3 - Hong Kong Vs Indonesia on 7th March 2018. Indonesia Women won by 2 wickets
4. Match 4 - Tanzania Vs Thailand on 7th March 2018. Thailand Women 7wickets
5. Match 5 - Tanzania Vs Malaysia on 8th March 2018.
6. Match 6 - Bhutan Vs Indonesia on 8th March 2018. Indonesia Women won by 4 wickets
7. Match 7- Bhutan Vs Malaysia on 9th March 2018. Match Abondoned
8. March 8 - Thailand Vs Hong Kong on 9th March 2018. Thailand Women won by 38 runs
9. Match 9 - Hong Kong Vs Malaysia on 10 March 2018. Match tie + Hong Kong Women won by Super Over)
10. Match 10 - Indonesia Vs Tanzania on 10th March 2018. Tanzania Women won by 8 wickets
A list of fixtures coming up is as follows :-
1. Match 11 - Tanzania Vs Bhutan on 11th March 2018
2. Match 12 - Indonesia Vs Thailand on 11th March 2018
3. Match 13 - Bhutan Vs Thailand on 12th March 2018
4. Match 14 - Hong Kong Vs Tanzania on 13th March 2018
5. Match 15 - Malaysia Vs Indonesia on 13th March 2018
6. Final ( Between top two teams )
This international tournament is surely a major platform and great exposure for all of these nations. Hoping for more of such tournaments in future, we wish such events take Women's cricket all over the world, to the next level.