Bangladesh won the first match of the ongoing Women’s World Cup by defeating Pakistan by 9 runs in their third match of the ongoing tournament.
Opener Shamima Sultana and Sharmin Akhter scored 37 runs in the opening over after losing the toss at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Sharmin was dismissed for 44 runs. After that Farzana Haque made a partnership of 96 runs with the captain Nigar Sultana. Nigar returned with 46 runs but Fargana saw the ninth half-century of her career.
The highest 71 runs in the innings came from the batter’s willow.
Pakistan got off to a good start with Nahida Khan and Sidra Amin’s 91-run opening stand but in the end, they did not manage the total.
News Room, March 14,2022