Women cricketers leave for Asia Cup in Pakistan
The Sri Lanka women's cricket team sponsored by Singer Sri Lanka
Limited will leave for Pakistan on December 25 to participate in the
inaugural women's Asia Cup to be staged from December 26 to January 5,
The 18 member Sri Lanka team will be captained by Sashikala
Siriwardena. The other two teams competing in this tournament are India
and the hosts Pakistan.
The Sri Lanka Women's Cricket Association is directly under Sri Lanka
Cricket by virtue of being under the ICC with effect from this year.
Sri Lanka are currently ranked sixth in the world and India are
second while Pakistan are not yet ranked.
Last month Gwen Herat President of the Women's Cricket Association of
Sri Lanka and the women's committee of Sri Lanka Cricket was in Lahore
for the arrangements for the Asia Cup series.
The Women's Wing of the Pakistan Cricket Board is in charge of the