Bangladesh Women team started the South Africa tour with a 106-run defeat against South Africa Women in the first match of 5-match ODI Series at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom.
Batting first South Africa Women posted 270 for 9 in 50 overs thanks to fifties from Tryon and Lee. Nahida, Fatima and Jahanara shared two wickets each. In reply Bangladesh Women managed to score 164 in before bowled out in 49.3 overs. Fargana who remained unbeaten till the end was played the highest knock of 69. Nierek took 3 wickets for 23.
South Africa Women : 270/9 in 50 overs (Tryon 65, Lee 54, Niekerk 44; Nahida 2/22, Fatima 2/53, Jahanara 2/62)
Bangladesh Women : 164/10 in 49.3 overs (Fargana 69*, Sanjida 35, Panna 23; Niekerk 3/23)
Result : South Africa Women won by 106 runs.
Photo : Cricket South Africa