Series Loss for Pakistan Women Cricket Team against Bangladesh

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Series Loss for Pakistan Women Cricket Team against Bangladesh
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Bangladesh women clinched a decisive seven-wicket victory over the Pakistan Women Cricket Team in the third ODI at Dhaka’s Shere Bangla National Stadium on Friday.

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This triumph secured the hosts a 2-1 series win and four crucial points in the ICC Women’s Championship 2022-25.

Read: Bangladesh Women Secure Super-Over Win Against Pakistan 

Opting to bat first, Pakistan scored 166 for nine in their allotted 50 overs. Sadaf Shamas and Sidra Amin kicked off strongly with a 65-run opening partnership. After Sadaf’s departure in the 20th over with 31 runs off 61 balls, Sidra was joined by Muneeba Ali, returning after missing the second ODI due to injury.

Muneeba added 14 runs off 36 balls before being dismissed in the 31st over by Shorna Akter.

As Sidra continued, she faced challenges losing partners, and Pakistan concluded their innings at 166 for nine. Sidra, unbeaten with 84 off 143 balls, featuring three fours.

Nahida Akter, with three wickets for 26 runs, led Bangladesh’s bowling attack, while Rabeya Khan contributed with two wickets for 35 runs from 10 overs.

In response, Bangladesh’s opening pair, Fargana Hoque and Murshida Khatun, built a solid 125-run partnership for the first wicket.

Fargana scored 62 off 113 balls with five fours, and Murshida added 54 off 106 balls with six boundaries.

Bangladesh successfully chased the target in the 46th over, losing three wickets, with skipper Nigar Sultana and Sobhana Mostary remaining unbeaten. Fargana was named the player of the match, and Nahida, with her seven-wicket haul, earned the player of the series award.

The Pakistan Women Cricket team is set to return home after participating in the three-match T20I and three-match ODI series. The touring side had previously lost the T20I series 2-1 in Chattogram.

Quick scores:

Bangladesh women secured a seven-wicket victory over Pakistan women.

Pakistan posted 166-9, 50 overs (Sidra Amin 84 not out, Sadaf Shamas 31; Nahida Akter 3-26, Rabeya Khan 2-35).

Bangladesh scored 167-3, 45.4 overs (Fargana Hoque 62, Murshida Khatun 54; Nashra Sundhu 2-27).

Player of the match – Fargana Hoque (Bangladesh women).

Player of the series – Nahida Akter (Bangladesh women).

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