Amanjot Kaur created history in debut match
Became the second female player to do such a feat
New Delhi. The first match of the ongoing ODI series between Bangladesh and the Indian women’s team was played in Mirpur on 16 July. In this exciting match, the host women’s team won by 40 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule. However, during the match, Amanjot Kaur, playing her debut ODI match for India, appeared in tremendous rhythm. He bowled a total of nine overs in this match for the team. Meanwhile, spending 31 runs with an economy of 3.44, got the maximum of four successes. Kaur’s victims became Murshida Khatoon, Fargana Haq, Captain Nigar Sultana and Rabeya Khan.
Amanjot Kaur created history:
Amanjot Kaur also achieved a special achievement during the match. She has become the second best bowler for the Indian women’s team while debuting in the ODI format. The name of former woman cricketer Poornima Chaudhary still comes in the first place. Chaudhary played his debut match in 1987 against the West Indies. During this, while bowling eight overs, he took five wickets while spending 21 runs.
Bangladesh women’s team won:
Batting first after losing the toss in Mirpur, the Bangladeshi women’s team managed to score 152 runs in 43 overs. Captain Nigar Sultana contributed the maximum 39 runs while batting at the fourth position for the team. Apart from her, the second highest scorer was Fargana Haque. Haque, batting at number three, contributed 27 runs in 45 balls.
Chasing the target of 153 runs given by the opposition team, the Indian women’s team had scored only 113 runs in 35.5/5 overs when Baris knocked. After this the match could not start again. After which the on-field umpires declared the host women’s team the winner under the Duckworth-Lewis rule.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 16, 2023, 19:03 IST