Pakistan’s women cricket team defeated Bangladesh by nine wickets on Thursday in the ICC World T20 match at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi.
Bowling first, the national women’s team restricted their opponents to 113 for nine, with Anam Amin and Asmavia Iqbal getting two wickets apiece.
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Fargana Hoque was the top scorer for Bangladesh, scoring 36 off 37 balls.
Pakistan reached their target in 16.3 overs, thanks to the 99-run partnership between Sidra Ameen and Bismah Maroof.
Sidra was adjudged player of the match for her maiden half-ton from 48 deliveries.
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Earlier on Saturday, the women’s team won against India by two runs in the tournament under the Duckworth-Lewis method after rain disrupted the match.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 25th, 2016.
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