Bangladesh Women registered a three-wicket victory over Thailand women to end their preparations for the upcoming Women’s T20 World Cup qualifiers on a high note.
After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the Thailand women’s cricket team could only manage to reach 87 for five in their allotted 20 overs. Chasing a small total, the tigresses reached the target of 88 runs in 18.2 overs with three wickets remaining.
Nahida Akter was the best bowler for Bangladeshi team, returning with figures 2 for 13. Her team-mate Nigar Sultana played a 37-ball 39 runs innings to end the match in her team’s favour.
Bangladesh Women (who are well known for creating upsets in the big tournaments) are placed in Group A alongside hosts Scotland Women, USA Women and PNG Women. Group A teams with four other teams of Group B will compete for top two spots in the qualifiers to make their way to the 2020 Women’s T20 Wolrd Cup to be played in Australia next year.
This report was first published in Star Online Report.
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