Dubai, ICC Media Release: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today squads announced the 10 squads for the upcoming ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2011 (WWCQ). The event is scheduled to be played across four Dhaka venues from 14 to 25 November. Host Bangladesh will be joined by teams from Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, USA and Zimbabwe to battle it out for the four remaining spots at the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2013 which will be hosted by India.
World champion England, Australia, India and New Zealand have already qualified for the event by virtue of finishing in the top four at the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2009 which was staged in Sydney.
The ICC WWCQ 2011 will be played at four venues in Dhaka, namely Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Narayanganj Osmani Stadium, BKSP 1* and BKSP 2. The teams have been split into two groups.
The two groups are as follows:
Group A: South Africa, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, Zimbabwe, USA
Group B: West Indies, Pakistan, Ireland, Japan, Bangladesh
Bangladesh: Salma Khatun (captain), Most Sharmin Supta, Shathira Jesy, Suktara, Rumana Ahmed, Lata Mondol, Fargana Hoque Pinky, Ayesha Akter, Khadiza-Tul Kubra, Panna Ghosh, Sultana Boishakhi, Jahanara Alam, Sanjida Islam, Chamely Khatun
Ireland: Isobel Joyce (captain), Laura Cullen, Laura Delany, Kimberley Garth, Cecelia Joyce, Shauna Kavanagh, Amy Kenealy, Louise McCarthy, Eimear Richardson, Melissa Scott Hayward, Clare Shillington, Elena Tice, Mary Waldron, Jill Whelan
Japan: Ema Kuribayashi (captain), Ayako Iwasaki, Miho Kanno, Fuyuki Kawai, Shizuka Kubota, Shizuka Miyaji, Ayako Nakayama, Kurumi Ota, Yuko Saito, Atsuko Suda, Mariko Yamamoto, Mai Yanagida, Kanae Yanagisawa, Yuka Yoshida.
Netherlands: Helmien Rambaldo (captain), Caroline de Groot, Denise Hannema, Esther Lanser, Esther de Lange, Jolet Hartenhof, Kerryanne Tomlinson, Laura Brouwers, Leonie Bennett, Marijn Nijman, Maxime Entrop, Miranda Veringmeier, Hannah Hofman, Mariska Kornet.
Pakistan: Sana Mir (captain), Javeria Wadood, Nain Abidi, Bismah Maroof, Batool Naqvi, Nida Rashid, Asmavia Khokhar, Qanita Jalil, Marina Iqbal, Masooma Farooqi, Sadia Yousaf, Rabiya Shah, Kainat Imtiaz, Bibi Nahida
South Africa: Cri-zelda Brits (captain), Trisha Chetty, Dinesha Devarain, Mignon du Preez, Shandre Fritz, Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, Masabata Klaas, Sunette Loubser, Kirstie Thomson, Chloe Tryon, Yolandi van der Westhuizen, Dane van Niekerk, Moseline Daniels
Sri Lanka: Dilani Manodara (captain), Shashikala Siriwardena, Chamari Polgampala, Suvini de Alwis, Udeshika Prabodani, Inoka Galagedara, Sadamali Dolawatta, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Eshani Lokusuriya, Chamari Athapaththu, Sharina Ravikumar, Prasadini Weerakoddy, Yashoda Mendis; Sripali Weerakoddy
USA: Doris Francis (captain), Samantha Ramautar, Erica Rendler, Joan Serrano, Claudine Beckford, Shebani Bhaskar, Anahita Arora, Delkash Shahriarian, Akshatha Rao, Sara Farooq, Grace Chadderton-Richards, Nadia Gruny, Durga Das, Ritu Bhargava
West Indies: Merissa Aguilleira (captain), Shaquana Quintyne, Kycia Knight, Shakera Selman, Deandra Dottin, Pearl Etienne, Juliana Nero, Stafanie Taylor, Shanel Daley, Anisa Mohammed, Stacy-Ann King, Britney Cooper, Shermaine Campbelle, Subrina Munroe
Zimbabwe: Sharne Meyers (captain), Julia Chibhabha, Precious Marange, Ashley Ndiraya, Sharyce Saili, Modester Mupachikwa, Pellagia Mujaji, Nonhlanhla Nyathi, Sinikiwe Mpofu, Thandolwenkosi Mlilo, Christabel Chatonzwa, Sarah Dambanevana, Audrey Mazvishaya, Loreen Tshuma
Notes: All games start at 0900 local time.
*BKSP stands for Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (Bangladesh Institute of Sports).