Pakistan women defeat Bangladesh in ICC T20 thriller 

Pakistan women defeat Bangladesh in ICC T20 thriller 
NEW DELHI: Pakistan women cricket team defeated Bangladesh by 9 wickets in T20 thriller match at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.


Bangladesh team won the toss and decided to bat first and set a target of 114/9 in a 20 over game.


Fargana Hoque remained top scorer from Bangladesh with 36 off 37 balls with two boundaries.


Anam Amin and Asmavia Iqbal got two wickets apiece.


Following the target, Pakistani team chased the target in 16.3 overs with a record partnership of 99 runs between Sidra Ameen and Bismah Maroof.


Bismah Maroof scored 43 runs while Sidra Ameen announced player of the match with unbeaten 53 runs.


Team captain Sana Mir said “Extremely proud of the way we played the last few matches, and we have been following England’s team as well and we think we have a very good chance of beating them and playing the semis.”


Pakistan has won 2 matches out of 3 in T20 event.


Pakistan has won against India by 2 runs with D/L method due to rain.


Pakistan team has lost first match against West Indies .


Bangladesh team is out from the event after losing 4 out of 4 matches.


Pakistan team will play its next match against England on Sunday.

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