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Women cricketers win two in two

  • Published at 03:10 pm December 4th, 2019
SA Games

Bangladesh, who beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in their SAG opener Tuesday at the same venue, will lock horns with Maldives Thursday in their last match of the four-nation round robin league

Bangladesh women’s cricket team made it two wins out of two after they thumped Nepal by 10 wickets in the 13th edition of the South Asian Games in Pokhara, Nepal Wednesday.

Asked to bat first, Nepal were all out for just 50 in 19.2 overs in the face of some devastating bowling by the Tigresses.

Rabeya Khan was the chief destroyer with four wickets, while seamer Jahanara Alam picked up two as only three Nepalese batters reached double figure.

In reply, the women in red and green romped home in just 7.4 overs without loss; openers Murshida Khatun and Ayasha Rahman remaining not out on 23 and 26 respectively.

Bangladesh, who beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in their SAG opener Tuesday at the same venue, will lock horns with Maldives Thursday in their last match of the four-nation round robin league.

With two successive wins, the Tigresses are well on their way to qualifying for the gold-medal match, scheduled to be held Sunday.

BRIEF SCORE

BANGLADESH 51/0 in 7.4 overs (Ayasha 26*, Murshida 23*) beat NEPAL 50 in 19.2 overs (Rabeya 4/8, Jahanara 2/2) by 10 wickets