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Women beat Netherlands in warm-up

  • Published at 11:12 pm August 24th, 2019
Bangladesh women

The Bangladesh cricketers are on a 10-day conditional camp before they travel to Scotland for the Qualifiers where they will face Papua New Guinea, the United States and host Scotland in Group A

Bangladesh women’s cricket team registered a convincing 65-run victory against host Netherlands in a practice T20 game in Amsterdam Friday. 

The Tigresses are undergoing a conditioning camp in the Netherlands for the 2019 World T20I Qualifiers. 

The eight-nation tournament is scheduled to be held from August 31 to September 7 in Scotland. 

Batting first, Bangladesh lost three wickets to post 135 in their stipulated 20 overs. 

Sanjida Islam topped the scoreboard with 39 while Ayesha Rahman added 35. 

Nigar Sultana and Ritu Moni posted 25 each to the tally.

Chasing the target, the Dutch struggled against Bangladesh bowlers led by Nahida Akter and Fahima Khatun. 

The Netherlands could score only 70 in their allotted 20 overs losing eight wickets. 

Left-arm spinner Nahida bagged four wickets conceding 11 runs while leg-spinner Fahima picked two, giving away 18 runs. 

Right-arm pacer Jahanara Alam notched one scalp.   

The Bangladesh cricketers are on a 10-day conditional camp before they travel to Scotland for the Qualifiers where they will face Papua New Guinea, the United States and host Scotland in Group A.