England v Bangladesh: Head-to-Head in Women’s T20Is
We are onto the last day of the Group Stage of 2022 ICC Women’s World Cup and its’ a double-header thrilling Sunday that would fill the remaining 2 of the 4 Sem-Finals spots. In the first of the two matches i.e., Match No. 27 of the 2022 edition, defending Champions takes on the ODI World Cup debutants with the hope to book their Semi-Finals berth.
The match that begins on March 26, 3:30 AM (IST) onwards, will mark the first-ever ODI between England and Bangladesh Women. To date, both the teams have competed against each other in just 3 T20Is of Women’s International Cricket. In which England has got the better off Bangladesh on all 3 occasions:
T20Is played between England & Bangladesh: 3
Below is a summary of their 3 T20 meetings:
2014 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 (March 28)
In their first-ever international cricket match against each other, England’s then Skipper played a player of the match knock of 80 (69) taking her team to a total of 137/5 before the English bowling produced a brilliant performance restricting the 2014 tournament host Bangladesh to just 58 with the loss of 9 wickets with Fahima Khatun’s 16* being the top score for them. For England with the ball, both Danielle Hazell and Nat Sciver got a 3-wicket haul conceding just 10 and 4 runs respectively in their 4 overs spell each.
2016 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 (March 17)
Once again it was a captain’s knock of 60 (51) from Charlotte Edwards that helped England post a target of 154 for Bangladesh who had Jahanara Alam taking 3 wickets (32 runs in 4 overs). Chasing a good total, Bangladesh batters did try their best with Skipper Nigar Sultana scoring a 35 (28) but the team fell short of the target by 37 runs giving England a good win.
2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 (November 12)
In a low-scoring match, Bangladesh was restricted at 76/9 after a player of the match bowling spell from Kirstie Gordon who took 3 wickets giving away 16 runs (1 maiden) in her 4 overs. It was an easy chase for England who chased down the D/L method revised target in just 9.3 of the reduced 16 overs match. They won by 7 wickets with 39 balls to spare.
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