Shamima’s fifty not enough for Bangladesh Women

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South Africa Women : 169/4 in 20 overs (Luus 71, Niekerk 66, Tryon 18, Nahida 2/32, Panna 2/32)

Bangladesh Women : 137/5 in 20 overs (Shamima 50, Fargana 37, Panna 14; Ismail 2/29)

Result : South Africa Women won by 32 runs.

Bangladesh Women lost the second T20I against South Africa Women by 17 runs at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein. Third and final match of the series will be held at the same venue on Sunday.

Rumana won the toss and invited South Africa to bat first. Fifties from Luus and Niekerk power South Africa to 169 for 4 in 20 overs. Nahida and Panna shared two wickets each.

In reply, Shamima’s knock of 50 gave some hope in the chase. But some tight bowling from the South Africa restricted Bangladesh for 137 for 5 in 20 overs. Ismail took 2 wickets for 29.

Photo : Cricket South Africa