Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 9 wickets
Bangladesh lost the toss and went into bat at the Sylhet Outdoor Stadium on Monday (October 3). In the beginning, the Bangladeshi batsmen fell on the bowling balls of the Pakistan bowlers. Bangladesh beat the team by 3 runs and 3 batters. After that captain Nigar Sultan Jyoti and Lata Mondal put up some resistance. But that resistance did not last long. In the 10th over, Lata Mondal got out after scoring 12 runs off 19 balls for the team’s 27 runs. After that Nigar Sultana got out with 17 runs from 30 balls in the team’s 42 runs.
On one side, Salma Khatun kept the wicket, but Bangladesh lost the wickets of Sobhana Mostari and Ritu Muni for 48 and 58 runs respectively. At the end of 17 overs with 3 balls, Bangladesh collected 58 runs with the loss of 7 wickets. Salma Khatun is unbeaten with 19 runs off 22 balls. The game was stopped for about half an hour due to rain. When the rain stopped, Bangladesh lost wickets again at the beginning of the game. Bangladesh lost Nahida Akhtar’s wicket for 64 runs. Bangladesh women’s cricket team collected 70 runs after losing 8 wickets at the end of scheduled 20 overs. Diana Baig and Nida Dar took 2 wickets each for Pakistan.
Pakistan got off to a flying start as they batted to win by 71 runs. Two openers Muniba Ali and Sidra Amin scored 49 runs in the opening pair. Muniba Ali scored 14 runs off 19 balls and was dismissed by Salma Khatun. Then captain Bisma Maruf came to the crease. Sidra Amin and Bisma Maruf performed the victory ceremony together. Pakistan girls won by 9 wickets with 46 balls in hand. Sidra Amin remained unbeaten on 36 off 35 balls and Misma Maruf on 13 off 20 balls.