Bangladesh appearance to play in final

Sports Desk, Arfin Shobuz, Staff Reporter, Dhaka Office: Bangladesh appearance to play in final, Bangladesh Women’s Cricket Team will take on the hosts Malaysia inside the 5th and ultimate fixture of the first leg inside the ongoing ACC Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup on the Kinrara Academy Cup in Selangor, Kuala Lampur today.

The healthy is crucial for Bangladesh to progress to the final of the six-group tournament. If they could win the in shape, they may conflict against the winners both Pakistan or India inside the final on June 10.

Bangladesh eves’ meanwhile made a opportunity of playing inside the first-ever Asia Cup final after they thrashed Thailand with the aid of complete 9 wickets within the low-scoring fourth healthy on the Kinrara Academy Oval in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.

It turned into third emphatic victory for Bangladesh ladies on the trot.

Thailand, installed to bat, controlled to position on a paltry 60 for eight inside the stipulated 20 overs courtesy of N Koncharoenkai (15), S Saengsakaorat (14) and S Tippoch (13 now not out) and then Bangladesh overhauled the target conveniently preserving fifty three balls and nine wickets in hand. Barring the trio, no batters of Thailan, who racked up their maiden win beating the hosts Malaysia, crossed the double digit figures. Salma Khatun and Nahida Akhter grabbed wickets each for the prevailing aspect.
Opner Ayesha Sultana Suktara slotted the crew home with Nigar Sultana after opener Shamima Sultana went for eight. Suktara become unbeaten on 25, at the same time as Nigar became identical 25 no longer out.

The Tigress launched their Asia Cup marketing campaign with an disappointment observe when they conceded a six-wicket loss to Sri Lanka. But they then made a comeback by way of lovely strong Pakistan with seven-wicket, the feat which became their first T20 victory towards the top-ranked group.

Thereafter, Bangladesh eves’ made their Asia Cup billing more potent similarly after they thrashed six-time Asia Cup champions India by the identical margin what they did in opposition to Pakistan.

At the six-crew factors table, Bangladesh are languishing at third vicinity with six points. Malaysia, who has but to win any match, remained on the rock-backside with out a factors. Both India and Pakistan chalked up the equal six-factor each. They have all one healthy in advance.

Pakistan will next face off its arch-foe India, the suit is ‘make or destroy’ scenario for them nowadays. Among them, people who will win their fit will cruise to the six-group very last in order to be performed at the Kinrara Academy Oval in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

Bangladesh women group earlier showed their mettle within the last Asian Games once they went down to Pakistan inside the very last in Guangzhou Games in 2010 and Incheon Games in 2014. Bangladesh men’s crew led through Mohammed Ashraful received the primary ever gold medal for the united states in Guangzhou Games.


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