KUALA LUMPUR – Bangladesh ladies’s cricket group defeated India on Sunday to register a historic maiden title win, in an exciting closing of the Asia Cup T20 event in Malaysia.
In a low-scoring closing in Kuala Lumpur, Bangladesh ladies efficiently chased down India’s whole of 113 with three wickets in hand, with the profitable runs being scored of the ultimate ball.
That is Bangladesh’s second victory over India on this 12 months’s Asia Cup event, whereas it’s for the primary time that the Indian ladies’s cricket group has misplaced a closing within the historical past of the competitors. India ladies had received the earlier six editions of the Asia Cup.
Bangladesh’s Nahida Akter bowled a measly spell of Four-Zero-12-Zero. Khadija Tul Kubra and Rumana Ahmed claimed two wickets every whereas Salma Khatun and Jahanara Alam bagged one wicket apiece.
Regardless of Harmanpreet Kaur waging a lone battle — 56 off 47 balls with seven fours — India ladies discovered nobody to assist their captain in her endeavour. The second greatest rating within the group got here from Mithali Raj and Veda Krishnamurthy, who each scored 11 every as India ladies completed with 112/9.
Of their chase of 113, Bangladeshi ladies fluttered after Shamima Sultana and Ayasha Rahman added 35 for the primary wicket. Poonam Yadav ran by way of chunk of the Bangladeshi batting in an outstanding bowling present and produced a shocking spell of Four-Zero-9-Four whereas captain Harmanpreet Kaur bowled the ultimate over off which Bangladesh wanted 9 runs.
The Indian skipper accounted for 2 batters — Sanjida Islam and Rumana Ahmed — to derail Bangladeshi hopes however Jahanara Alam scored two off the ultimate ball, to assist Bangladesh create historical past.
Nigar Sultana high scored for Bangladesh with 27, coming off 24 balls with 4 boundaries.
What a end! Two wanted off the final ball and Jahanara Alam will get them! 👏👏
— ICC (@ICC) June 10, 2018
India ladies tried as many as seven bowling choices, however couldn’t keep away from the frustration on the finish.
Congratulations to Salma Khatoon and Co. She has led bangladesh very effectively. Good cricket from Bangladesh all through. They held their nerve in stress conditions. Nice for girls’s cricket https://t.co/JXs3x8y9H3
— Sana Mir (@mir_sana05) June 10, 2018
The Girls in Blue had on Saturday defeated Pakistan to enter the ultimate of the competition.