Tigresses beat Pakistan Women in a thriller

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ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier

Bangladesh Women vs Pakistan Women 

Venue : Old Hararians, Harare

Toss : Bangladesh Women won the toss and decided to bowl first.

Pakistan Women : 201/7 in 50 overs (Nida 87, Aliya 61*, Muneeba 22; Nahida 2/25, Ritu Moni 2/36, Salma 1/32)

Bangladesh Women : 202/7 in 49.4 overs (Rumana 50*, Fargana 45, Ritu Moni 33; Nashra 2/24, Omaima 2/44, Nida 1/17)

Result : Bangladesh Women won by 3 wickets.

Player of the Match : Rumana Ahmed.

Bangladesh Women started their ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier campaign on a winning note as they defeated Pakistan Women by 3 wickets in a nail biting thriller in Harare. Tigresses will face USA Women in their next match on November 23.

After winning the toss, Bangladesh opted to filed first. Despite losing 5 wickets for 49, Pakistan managed to post 201 for 7 thanks to fifties from Nida and Aliya. They added 137 runs in the 6th wicket. Nahida Akter and Ritu Moni shared 2 wickets each.

In reply, Sharmin Akter 31 and Fargana Haque 45 in the top kept the chase on for Bangladesh but they were in deep trouble after losing 7 wickets for 160. Then it was Rumana Ahmed who led her side to the victory in the last over with an unbeaten 50-run knock. She got the perfect support from Salma Khatun who was not out on 18. Nashra and Omaima grabbed 2 wickets each for Pakistan.