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Bangladesh women breaking new ground

Popularity of cricket and the financial gain is drawing a lot of girls to pick up the sport in this conservative nation.

Last updated: 03 Apr 2014 13:46
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Away from the men's World Twenty20 spotlight, Bangladesh's women's cricket team is breaking new ground.

These women are leading a quiet revolution - just a few years ago, the team didn't even exist. Today, they're taking part in the women's version of the World Twenty20.

Making the choice to play sports at a professional level isn't an easy decision for women in Muslim-majority Bangladesh.

Maher Sattar has more from Sylhet.

 

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