The Assam Cricket Association (ACA) on Sunday announced the team to represent the state at the BCCI Senior Women’s One Day Tournament.
According to an official release from ACA, the contingent will comprise of 15 primary team players, five standby players, and five support staff members.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) organized Senior Women’s One Day Tournament will begin from January 18 at Nagpur.
The Assam State Team includes, Nirupoma Baro (Captain), Uma Chetry (Wicket Keeper, Vice Captain), Monikha Das, Ruhina Pegu, Rashmi Dey, Papori Gogoi, Hiramoni Saikia(Wicket Keeper), Gayatri Gurung, Hemlata Payeng, Priyanka Baruah, Urmila Chatterjee, Mousumi Narah, Jintimoni Kalita, Gyanashree Barman, and Khushi Sarmah.
The Standby players are Kalpana Choutal, Maini Payeng, Rupashree Saikia, Nibedita Baruah, and Karabi Bhakta.
In addition, the support staff members travelling with the team will include Head Coach Ms. Marie Clare, Coach Mr. Situ Das, Physio Ms. Pooja Swar, Trainer Mr. Bhavanesh Kumar, and Sports Psychologist Ms. Tribenee Bhattacharyya.
It may be noted that Assam finished fifth in the Elite Group A with four points on the board in the last tournament. Paired alongside Maharashtra, Delhi, Kerala, Jharkhand and Tripura, Assam managed only one win.
The solitary win came against Tripura where the team won by 27 runs. Having scored 209 in their allotted 50 overs, Assam bowled out their northeastern opponents for 182 to register the win. However, against other opponents, the team faced defeats.