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Sports - October 28, 2023

Bangladesh win historic Women’s T20 series against Pakistan

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team won historic Women’s T20 Series against Pakistan beating the tourists by 20 runs in the 2nd of the three-match T20 series at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Friday.
Hosts Bangladesh women smartly clinched their first- ever T20 series against Pakistan with one more match to spare billed for Sunday (Oct 29) at the same venue.
Earlier, Bangladesh took 1-0 lead in the three-match series beating Pakistan by five wickets in the first match on Wednesday at the same venue.
Sent into bat first in the day’s match, Bangladesh women scored 120 runs for 6 in quota 20 overs.
Teenager Shorna Akter, came to bat at number five, contributed an unbeaten 27 runs off 22 balls hitting one four and a six and was adjudged player of the match.
Besides, opener Murshida Khatun (20), Ritu Mondal (19), Shamima Sultana (18), Sobhana Mostary (16), and captain Nigar Sultana (10) were the other notable scorers for Bangladesh reaching the double digit.
Daina Baig took two Bangladesh wickets for 34 runs while Umm-e-Hani, Nashra Sandhu, Sadia Iqbal grabbed one wicket each conceding 12, 16 and 24 runs respectively.
Chasing a target of 121 runs, Pakistan women were forced to fold their innings at just 100 runs for the loss of seven wickets to suffer the 2nd consecutive defeat.
One down Bismah Maroof scored the match highest 30 runs off 44 balls with two boundaries while Iram Javed (15) and Umm-e- Hani (14) were the other two scorers reaching the double figure.
Nahida Akter and Rabeya Khan captured two wickets each giving away 15 and 21 runs respectively while Marufa Akter and Fahima Khatun took one wicket each conceding 15 runs each.
The 3rd and last T20 match between two teams will be held on Sunday at the same venue.

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