Sweden to make international debut against Norway in three-match T20I series

Sweden to make international debut against Norway in three-match T20I series

Sweden conducted a domestic T20 competition ahead of their international debut against Norway. © Cricket Sweden

Sweden is all set to host Norway for a three-match T20I series, with the first fixture scheduled to be played on Saturday (August 28) at Guttsta Wicked Cricket Ground in Kolsva. This series will mark the debut of Sweden in international cricket.

The first two matches will be played on August 28, followed by the final T20I on Sunday (August 29), according to a report by czarsportz.com. The teams will be assembling a day before the series for a skills training session conducted by former South African men's cricketers Jonty Rhodes and Dominic Tello. 

Cricket Sweden conducted a domestic competition earlier in the month, in which they played the T20 format for the first time. Norway players, too, had participated in domestic competition at home before this series. While Sweden will be making their international debut, Norway had played in the quadrangular series hosted by France in 2019.

Squads:

Sweden: Sidne Lundell, Sienna Linden, Rashmi Ganjahunte Somashekar, Daisy Holm, Sai Shivani Devata, Kanchan Rana, Gunjan Shukla, Meghana Alungunoola, Tova Elmisiöö, Cecile Elmisiöö Andersson, Abhilasha Singh, Johanna Jönsson, Tzoutlietta Zilfidou, Neeha Kayani

Norway: Farial Safdar, Ramya Immadi, Ayesha Hasan, Pooja Kumari, Mutaiba Ansar, Amna Dastgir, Hina Hussain, Saira Ifzaal, Shankeerthana Raveendrakumar, Dulmini Saubhagya Gamage, Paridhi Agarwal, Anushka Saurabh Gorad, Samruddhi Jadhav, Bijeyata Kumari

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