Summary of Women’s Asia Cup 2016 – Thailand women vs Bangladesh Women

Thailand captain Sornnarin Tippoch again won the toss but this time put Bangladesh women in to bat.

Both the opening bowlers supported the decision, kept it tight & picked up 1 wickets each. Bangladesh Women were 8 for 2 in 5.1 overs. Not a start Bangladesh would have expected.

Runs were difficult to come, but Sanjida Islam & Fargana Hoque of Bangladesh, held on to their wickets and brought up the team score to 50 in the 14th over. But Suleeporn Laomi drew an edge off Sanjida on a score of 38 off 48 (1×4). Bangladesh Women were 50 for 3 off 14.1 overs.

Bangladesh were finding it difficult to score from there, no real partnership come along, lost 2 wickets on the score of 62 & then the 6th wicket on 74.
Bangladesh Women could manage a total of only 88 runs of the allotted 20 overs loosing 6 wickets.

Thailand Women did not start very well either. Captain Jahanara Alam picking up wickets of Chanida Sutthiruang & Nattaya Boochatham (both went for a 1st ball duck) on the 3rd & 4th balls in the very 1st over & was on a Hat-trick.

Next Batter Sirintra Saegsakaorat, prevented the hattrick but was not able to score & was picked by Rumana Ahmed in the 6th over at a team score of 23. At this stage Bangladesh had just reached double figures.
Opener Nattakan Chantam was going well with her bat, but Khadija beat her defenses & disturbed her stumps. Nattakan was on 21 off 23 (2×4). Thailand 29/4 now off 6.4 overs.

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Thailand couldn’t recover from there and lost all their remaining 6 wickets in just 24 runs in the next 12 overs. Thailand were all-out on 53 off 18.3 overs

Panna Ghosh picked up 4 & captain Rumana picked 3 for 9 runs & 5 runs respectively.

Sanjida Islam was declared Player of the Match for her batting effort.

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