Australia v Bangladesh: Head-to-Head in Women’s Cricket
Match No. 25 of the 2022 ICC Women’s World Cup will witness Australia taking on Bangladesh for only the 2nd time in the history of Women’s International Cricket. The unbeaten Aussies will look to end their group stage campaign on a positive note before heading into the Semi-Final while ODI World Cup debutants Bangladesh will try to give their best as they compete with the most successful team of Women’s Cricket. The match is scheduled for Friday, March 25, from 3:30 AM onwards.
To date, both the teams have met only on 1 occasion: 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup
Result: Australia won by 86 runs
Played on February 27, 2020, in Australia’s Capital City, Canberra, the match saw Australia putting up a total of 189 with the loss of just 1 wicket in their 20 overs after winning the toss. Australia’s innings witnessed a brilliant 151 runs opening partnership between wicket-keeper Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney both smashing 83 (53) and 81* (58) respectively before Healy was caught by Sanjida Islam off Salma Khatun’s delivery in the 17th over. Joining Mooney for the 2nd wicket partnership was Ashleigh Gardner who went to strike an impressive 22* off just 9 balls (3 4s, 1 6) giving Australia the big total. Following the good performance by the batters was Megan Schutt’s leading the bowling attack with her 3/21 in 4 overs as Pakistan felt 87 runs short of the target. Healy was adjudged as the Player of the Match.
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