Bangladesh Women ended the ODI series with defeat against South Africa


Bangladesh Women lost the fifth and final ODI against South Africa Women by 6 wickets at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein. South Africa won the 5-match series by 5-0. 3-match T20I series between the two sides will start from May 17 at Diamond Oval, Kimberley.

Earlier South Africa won the toss and opted to bowl first. Despite two fifties from skipper Rumana and Shamima, Bangladesh postedc166 for 9 in 50 overs. Rumana played the highest knock of 73. Ismail took 3 wickets for 17.

South Africa chased down the target in 35 overs with 6 wickets in hand. Wolvaardt was remained not out on 70. Khadija grabbed 3 wickets for 37 for Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Women : 166/9 in 50 overs (Rumana 73, Shamima 54, Nigar 12; Ismail 3/17, Kapp 2/21, Klass 1/30)

South Africa Women : 169/4 (Wolvaardt 70*; Khadija 3/37)

Result : South Africa Women won by 6 wickets.

Photo : Cricket South Africa