Bangladesh women’s cricket team beat India for the first time
New Delhi. The first match of the ODI series between India and Bangladesh women’s team was played in Mirpur. In this match, India won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first in the rain-interrupted match, Bangladesh scored 152 runs. In response, Team India was all out for 113 runs and lost the match by 40 runs under Duckworth-Lewis rule. The Indian women’s team has lost an ODI match to Bangladesh for the first time.
Murshida Khatoon, who came out to bat first for the Bangladesh women’s team, scored 13 runs. Sharmin Akhtar, who came to open with him, could score 0 runs in 18 balls. There was a good partnership between Fargana Haq and Captain Nigar Sultana. Both played innings of 27 and 39 runs respectively. In this way, Bangladesh scored a total of 152 runs in 43 overs. Team India needed 153 to win.
Priya Punia, who came out to open for the Indian team, scored 10 runs. Veteran batter and vice-captain Smriti Mandhana scored 11, Yastika Bhatia scored 15 and captain Harmanpreet Kaur scored only 5 runs. More Deepti Sharma scored 20 runs from India. Apart from this, no batsman crossed the figure of 20. In this way the whole team could score only 113 runs. The result was that Team India lost the match by 40 runs on the basis of Duckworth Lewis rule.
Bangladesh bowlers amazing
Bangladesh’s best bowler Marufa Akhtar took a total of 4 wickets in this match. He took the wickets of Priya Punia, Smriti Mandhana, Amanjot Kaur and Sneh Rana. Apart from this, Rabia Khan took 3 wickets, Sultana Khatoon and Nahida Akhtar took 1-1 wickets.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 16, 2023, 17:24 IST