As the tournament nears the end, the teams are getting more and more competitive to make their place secured.Some teams have been performing consistently well while some really need to buck up. The heat is on and it will be next, the semi - finals, that await to witness some crucial matches!
The matches played today were:
1.Thailand A Women vs Nepal Women
2.China Women vs Malaysia Women
3.Myanmar Women vs Hong Kong
4.Thailand Women vs Bhutan Women
1.Thailand A Women vs Nepal Women - 9:30 (local time) at Terdthai Cricket Ground,Bangkok
NEPAL WOMEN WON BY 9 WICKETS
Thailand A Women won the toss and elected to bat first.It was a really bad day for Thailand A as the team was shattered with their performance.They scored just 19 runs in 15.4 overs and got all out.They completely choked up in the situation to an extent where facing the opponent team was nearly impossible for them.On the other hand,Nepal Women ,,a strong team which have been performing great in the tournament so far, had a no sweat task to do.Thailand A ,should definitely stand up after having faced quite a few set backs to move ahead in the tournament.
2.China Women vs Malaysia Women - 9:30 (local time) at Asian Institute of Technology Ground,Bangkok
MALAYSIA WOMEN WON BY 6 WICKETS
China Women won the toss and elected to bat first.They put up a score of 39 all out in 18.4 overs.This was a very small score made by them to be given for a chase to the opponent.Malaysia Women being the opponent team to them had a very easy target to achieve.After the end of Malaysia's batting innings their score stood at 40/4 in 12.3 overs.It was very much of a cake walk for them but China Women never gave up on trying to take wickets.It was the very strong bowling combination used by the Malaysia Women who made the conditions even more tough to manage.
3.Myanmar Women vs Hong Kong Women - 13:30 (local time) at Terdthai Cricket Ground,Bangkok
HONG KONG WOMEN WON BY 7 WICKETS
Hong Kong Women won the toss and elected to field first.Myanmar Women who were to bat first put up a score of 90/7 in 20 overs.They started off well trying to adapt to the conditions and the bowling attack.As the innings proceeded the runs did move up on the score board; sometimes quickly ,sometimes in a while.Myanmar Women however kept themselves in the match and ended up with a not big enough to be called a good score but a decent one.Myanmar Women with some stable pairs on the pitch were able to manage with the target easily in 13 overs at a loss of 3 wickets(91/3 in 13 overs).This match witnessed equally good attempt from both the teams, which made it worthwhile to watch.
4.Thailand Women vs Bhutan Women - 13:30 (local time) at Asian Institute of Technology Ground,Bangkok
THAILAND WOMEN WON BY 10 WICKETS
Bhutan Women won the toss and elected to bat first.They put up a score of 46/9 in 20 overs.The team didn't stand strong enough to establish a good score base for helping them survive till the end of the innings.Moreover no pair lasted long on the pitch and wickets were given very quickly.A single partnership of Thailand Women, very comfortably achieved the target;N Chantam and N Chaiwai contributed 24 and 21 to complete the target.Thailand's score stood at 49/0 in 9 overs.