Meeting for the first time in Women’s ODI, both New Zealand and Bangladesh were in search of their first win of the 2022 World Cup. A brilliant show with the bat by experienced Suzie Bates who was playing her first ODI match at her home ground, guided the host to a comfortable 9 wickets wins in the rain-hit match.
Match No. 5 of 2022 World Cup- Summary
Date: Monday, March 7, 2022
Venue: University Oval, Dunedin
Toss: New Zealand who chose to Bowl
Bangladesh: 140/8 (27 overs)
New Zealand: 144/1 (20 overs)
Result: New Zealand won by 9 wickets (D/L method)
Player of the Match: Suzie Bates: 79 (68)
Fargana Hoque: 52 (63)
Shamima Sultana: 33 (36)
Amy Satterthwaite: 3/25 (5)
Suzie Bates: 79 (68)
Amelia Kerr: 47 (37)
Salma Khatun: 1/34 (4)
Here are Records made during New Zealand and Bangladesh Match
1- 1st Women’s ODI between New Zealand and Bangladesh
1- 1st ODI for Suzie Bates on her home ground (137th ODI overall)
2- ODI World Cup debutants Bangladesh recorded their 2nd consecutive 50+ opening partnership. It is just the 4th 50+ opening stand in ODIs for Bangladesh with the previous 2 coming way back in 2011 and 2013 respectively.
3- With her 3 wickets for 25 runs, Amy Satterthwaite completed a half-century of ODI wickets.
9– Bangladesh became the 9th team against whom Suzie Bates has scored a half-century
9- Amy Satterthwaite became the 3rd woman from New Zealand and 9th overall to reach the all-around ODI double figures of 50+ wickets and 3000+ runs.
16- Smashing her 16th ODI 50+ score in her home country, New Zealand, Suzie Bates equaled the record with Debbie Hockley.
39- Suzie Bates smashed her 39th ODI half-century moving up to the 5th spot in the most number of 50+ Women’s ODI scores, leaving behind her countrymate Debbie Hockey who has 38 50+ ODI scores
52- Fargana Hoque became the 1st 50+ runs scorer for Bangladesh in the Women’s World Cup with her 52 runs knock.
1000- Suzie Bates became the 6th batter to go past 1000 runs in the Women’s World Cup and recorded the highest batting average (62.87) in the list.
4872- With 4872 ODI runs, Suzie Bates moved to the 4th spot in the Women’s ODI run-scorer ranking.
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