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Bangladesh Tigerss pick first ever victory in CWC

Zabir Al Mamun Bangladesh Tigerss pick first ever victory in CWC

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CricDot Desk: The Bangladesh Tigerss have picked up their first ever victory in the history of the World Cup by defeating Pakistan . After the debacles in first two matches, The Bangladesh Tigerss beat Pakistan by 9 runs in their third match of the ongoing ICC Womens ODI World Cup.

After losing the toss in Hamilton, Bangladesh lost 8 wickets in 50 overs and scored 234 runs. Farzana Haque, who is at the peak of her form, also picked up a half century in this match. Farzana, who scored 52 runs in the previous match, scored 61 runs in this match. He hit 5 fours off 115 balls.

Besides, captain Nigar Sultana Jyoti scored 47 off 64 balls and Sharmin Akhtar scored 44 off 55 balls. Nashra Sandhu took three wickets for Pakistan.

Pakistan got off to a great start by playing for victory. Nahida Khan and Sidra Amin formed a 91-run partnership in the opening match. Nahida returned to the dressing room with 43 runs off 8 balls but Amin took the helm of the team with captain Bismah Maruf.

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The pair scored 74 runs in the second wicket. Pakistan lost the toss when the captain left with 31 runs off 47 balls. Apart from the top order, Pakistan’s other batsmen could not stand in front of Bangladesh. After Pakistan lost the third wicket for 163 runs, Bangladesh started taking wickets one by one.

Amin scored a century but Pakistan could not win. He returned to the dressing room as the ninth batsman after scoring 104 off 140 balls. In the end, Pakistan lost 9 wickets in 50 overs and scored 225 runs.

For Bangladesh, Fahima Khatun took three wickets and Rumana Ahmed two. Fahima was selected as the best player of the match.

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