Bangladesh women’s team scored 225 runs in 3rd ODI against India
Fargana Haque became the first woman cricketer to score a century for Bangladesh.
New Delhi. The third and last match of the ODI series between India and Bangladesh women’s teams is being played in Mirpur. In this match, Bangladesh batted first and scored 225 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. For Bangladesh, opener Fargana Haq Pinky hit a century. She is the first woman cricketer from Bangladesh to score a century in ODIs. He hit his century by hitting a four off Shefali Verma. During this innings, he hit only 7 fours. Means Fargana scored the remaining runs by running. The humid weather of Mirpur took a toll on Fargana and she struggled with a hamstring strain throughout the innings. Despite this, created history for Bangladesh.
Fargana Haq scored 107 runs in 160 balls. She was run out on the last ball of Bangladesh’s innings. On the basis of Pinky’s century, Bangladesh scored 225 runs for 4 wickets in 50 overs. This is Bangladesh’s second highest score in ODIs. Earlier, Bangladesh had scored 234 runs against Pakistan at the loss of 7 wickets in the 2022 ODI World Cup.
Fargana hits first ODI century for Bangladesh
Apart from Fargana’s century, Shamima Sultana also scored a half-century. These two may have given Bangladesh a slow start but did not allow wickets to fall in the powerplay. Bangladesh’s first wicket fell on the score of 93 runs. Shamima Sultana got out after scoring 52 runs. After his dismissal, Fargana got the support of Captain Nigar Sultana. He scored 24 runs. Together they took Bangladesh to a score of 164 runs. Ritu Mouni got out for 2 runs. Shobhana, who came after her, supported Pinky and Bangladesh reached 225 runs.
Got the first win in the World Cup
Fargana had earlier also given Bangladesh its first win in the Women’s ODI World Cup last year. Then Bangladesh defeated Pakistan. In that match too, Fargana scored the highest 71 runs for Bangladesh. He hit 5 fours in this innings. Bangladesh scored 234 runs in the match, which was the team’s highest score in ODIs. Bangladesh won that match by 9 runs
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 22, 2023, 15:53 IST