Cricket at the 2019 South Asian Games

Cricket at the 2019 South Asian Games will be held in Twenty20 format in Kirtipur and Pokhara, Nepal between 2 and 9 December 2019.[1] Cricket returned to the South Asian Games after a period of nine years.[2] The men's tournament will feature under-23 squads from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and senior squads from Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal.[3] The women's event will feature teams from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Nepal. All matches in the men's event will be played at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.[3] The women's event will be played at the Pokhara Stadium, except for the final which will be played at the Cover Hall ground in Tripureswor.[4]

Men

The five participating nations will play matches on a round-robin basis. The top two teams will progress to the final, while the third and fourth sides will meet in the bronze medal match. Bangladesh and Sri Lanka sent under-23 squads, although they were each permitted to select up to three older players.

Squads

 Bangladesh[5]  Bhutan  Maldives    Nepal[6]  Sri Lanka[7]
  • Nazmul Hossain Shanto (c)
  • Minhajul Abedin Afridi
  • Yasir Ali
  • Mahidul Islam Ankon
  • Mahadi Hasan
  • Zakir Hasan
  • Saif Hassan
  • Afif Hossain
  • Tanvir Islam
  • Manik Khan
  • Sumon Khan
  • Hasan Mahmud
  • Mehedi Hasan Rana
  • Soumya Sarkar
  • Naim Sheikh
  • Gyanendra Malla (c)
  • Dipendra Singh Airee
  • Binod Bhandari
  • Sushan Bhari
  • Kushal Bhurtel
  • Avinash Bohra
  • Sandeep Jora
  • Sompal Kami
  • Karan KC
  • Paras Khadka
  • Rashid Khan
  • Rohit Paudel
  • Lalit Rajbanshi
  • Pawan Sarraf
  • Arif Sheikh
  • Charith Asalanka (c)
  • Kamindu Mendis (vc)
  • Kavishka Anjula
  • Shammu Ashan
  • Ashen Bandara
  • Hasitha Boyagoda
  • Vishwa Chathuranga
  • Sachindu Colombage
  • Jehan Daniel
  • Asitha Fernando
  • Nishan Madushka
  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Kalana Perera
  • Duvindu Thilakaratne

Round-robin stage

Points table

Fixtures

3 December 2019
11:00
Scorecard
Nepal   
v
 Sri Lanka
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

4 December 2019
11:00
Scorecard
Bangladesh 
v
 Maldives
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

4 December 2019
13:00
Scorecard
Bhutan 
v
 Sri Lanka
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

5 December 2019
09:00
Scorecard
Nepal   
v
 Bhutan
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

5 December 2019
13:00
Scorecard
Maldives 
v
 Sri Lanka
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

6 December 2019
09:00
Scorecard
Bangladesh 
v
 Bhutan
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

6 December 2019
13:00
Scorecard
Nepal   
v
 Maldives
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

7 December 2019
11:00
Scorecard
Nepal   
v
 Bangladesh
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

8 December 2019
09:00
Scorecard
Bangladesh 
v
 Sri Lanka
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

8 December 2019
13:00
Scorecard
Bhutan 
v
 Maldives
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

Medal round

Bronze medal match

9 December 2019
09:00
Scorecard
TBC
v
TBC
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

Gold medal match

9 December 2019
13:00
Scorecard
TBC
v
TBC
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

Women

The four participating nations will play matches on a round-robin basis. The top two teams will qualify for the final, while the other teams will meet on the bronze medal match. Maldives women will be playing their first international cricket.[8]

Squads

 Bangladesh[5]  Maldives[9]    Nepal[9]  Sri Lanka[10]
  • Salma Khatun (c)
  • Nahida Akter
  • Rabeya Akter
  • Jahanara Alam
  • Puja Chakraborty
  • Farjana Haque
  • Sanjida Islam
  • Fahima Khatun
  • Murshida Khatun
  • Ritu Moni
  • Shabnam Mustari
  • Ayesha Rahman
  • Nigar Sultana
  • Shamima Sultana
  • Khadija Tul Kubra
  • Hameed Sumayya Binth Abdul
  • Aisaa Aishath
  • Saleem Shaff Aa Ali
  • Mohamed Fathimath Anaal
  • Naseem Nabaa Binthu
  • Ibrahim Mariyam Eashal
  • Shaja Fathimath
  • Abdhulla Hafsa
  • Laisha Haleemath
  • Niyaaz Aishath Hamza
  • Ismail Fathmath Leen
  • Luthufee Mariyam Leen
  • Naseer Fathimath Maaha
  • Zoona Mariyam
  • Ali Shamma
  • Rubina Belbashi (c)
  • Indu Barma
  • Apsari Begam
  • Karuna Bhandari
  • Dolly Bhatta
  • Anjali Chand
  • Mamta Chaudhary
  • Sarswati Chaudhary
  • Sonu Khadka
  • Suman Khatidwoda
  • Kabita Kunwar
  • Sarita Magar
  • Sita Magar
  • Kajal Shrestha
  • Nary Thapa
  • Harshitha Madavi (c)
  • Kavisha Dilhari (vc)
  • Janadi Anali
  • Lihini Apsara
  • Sachini De Silva
  • Sachini Nisansala
  • Shikari Nuwantha
  • Shayani Oshadi
  • Nilakshana Sandamini
  • Sathya Sandeepani
  • Tharika Sewwandi
  • Malsha Shehani
  • Tharuka Shehani
  • Umesha Thimashini
  • Jimanjali Wijenayake

Round-robin stage

Points table

Fixtures

2 December 2019
11:00
Nepal   
v
 Maldives
Pokhara Stadium, Pokhara

3 December 2019
11:00
Bangladesh 
v
 Sri Lanka
Pokhara Stadium, Pokhara

4 December 2019
09:00
Nepal   
v
 Bangladesh
Pokhara Stadium, Pokhara

5 December 2019
11:00
Maldives 
v
 Sri Lanka
Pokhara Stadium, Pokhara

5 December 2019
11:00
Bangladesh 
v
 Maldives
Pokhara Stadium, Pokhara

6 December 2019
11:00
Nepal   
v
 Sri Lanka
Pokhara Stadium, Pokhara

Medal round

Bronze medal match

7 December 2019
11:00
TBC
v
TBC
Pokhara Stadium, Pokhara

Gold medal match

8 December 2019
11:00
TBC
v
TBC
Cover Hall, Tripureswor

References

  1. ^ South Asian Games 2019: Official dates and full schedule of competition released Vijay Sain sportskeeda.com 16 November 2019 Retrieved 19 November 2019
  2. ^ 13th South Asian Games: Cricket returns after 8 years Prajwal Oli, 22 July 2018 The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 9 November 2019
  3. ^ a b Men’s Cricket schedule announced for 2019 South Asian Games (SAG) 15 November 2019 Retrieved 19 November 2019
  4. ^ "Men's Cricket schedule announced for 2019 South Asian Games (SAG)". 2019 South Asia Games. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Nazmul Hossain to lead Bangladesh in South Asian Games". CricBuzz. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Lamichhane to miss SAG". My Republica. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  7. ^ "SLC Men's and Women's squads for SAG 2019 announced". The Papare. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Head coach appointed to the historic 1st Maldives national womens cricket squad". Maldives Cricket. 23 November 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  9. ^ a b "Cricket". South Asian Games 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  10. ^ "Sri Lanka pick cricket squads for South Asian Games". Sunday Observer. Retrieved 30 November 2019.

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