‘Historical feat’: Bangladesh beat Pakistan by 9 runs to script their first-ever win in Women’s World Cup

Nahida Akter held her nerve within the final over and conceded solely six runs as Bangladesh defeated Pakistan by 9 runs and scripted a historic first-ever win within the Girls’s Cricket World Cup in Hamilton on Monday.

It was additionally Bangladesh’s first win towards Pakistan within the Girls’s ODI. Apparently, Bangladesh women and men each acquired their maiden Cricket World Cup win of their third match of the match. The lads’s group defeated Scotland by 22 runs within the 199 World Cup held in England.

Pakistan skipper Bismah Maroof gained the toss and elected to discipline. Batting first, Bangladesh posted 234 runs of their 50 overs. Fargana Hoque (71 off 115b; 5×4) was the highest scorer. She was ably supported by Sharmin Akhter (44 off 55b; 6×4) and skipper Nigar Sultana (46 off 64b; 1×4). It was additionally Bangladesh’s highest whole within the ODIs

For Pakistan, left-arm spinner Nashra Sandhu (3/41) was the decide of the bowler, whereas Fatima Sana, Nida Dar, and Omaima Sohail chipped in with a wicket apiece.

Chasing the goal, Pakistan had been cruising at 183/2, with 8 overs left. Thereafter, they inexplicably allowed the stress to get to them to slide to 188/7 and in the long run they lose by 9 runs.

One has to really feel for Sidra Ameen (104 off140b; 8×4), she rode her luck to carry up a nice ton however the center and decrease order didn’t help her. It was Ameen’s maiden ODI century. With Ameen going sturdy, Pakistan had been effectively on the right track for a profitable chase, reaching 183 for 2 however Fahima Khatun (3/38) turned the match on its head with three fast wickets as Pakistan inexplicably misplaced 5 of their batters for simply 5 runs to slide to 188 for seven and had been finally restricted to 225 for 9.

Khatun picked up the wickets of Omaima Sohail (10), Aliya Riaz (0) and Fatima Sana (0), whereas Rumana Ahmed eliminated Nida Dar (0) earlier than centurion Ameen fell for a run-out to finish Pakistan’s hope.

That includes of their first girls’s World Cup, Bangladesh had misplaced their first two video games towards South Africa and New Zealand, whereas Pakistan slumped to their fourth defeat in as many matches and 18th successive loss within the occasion.

For Bangladesh, Fahima Khatun (3/38) was adjudged participant of the match as she performed an necessary function in Pakistan’s middle-order collapse.

Temporary Scores

Bangladesh Girls: 234 for 7 (Hoque 71, Nigar 46, Akhter 44; Sandhu 3/41)

Pakistan Girls: 225 for 9 (Ameen 104, Nahida 43; Fahima 3-38, Rumana 2-29)

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