Bangladesh beat India by 4 wickets in final T20I (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Bangladesh women beat India by 4 wickets in last and third T20I at Shere Bangla National Stadium , Dhaka. They restricted India to 102/9 in 20 overs and chased it down in 18.2 overs with 4 wickets remaining. India won the T20I series 2-1.
India lost their openers Smriti Mandhana (1 run from 2 balls) and Shafali Verma (11 runs from 14 balls) cheaply after electing to bat first. India were 27/2 at the end of the powerplay.
Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur (40 runs from 41 balls) and Jemimah Rodrigues (28 runs from 26 balls) put together 45 runs for the third wicket which is highest in Indian innings. The partnership was broken by Shorna Akter by dismissing Jemimah Rodrigues.
Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur scores 40 runs from 41 balls (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Harmanpreet Kaur added another 26 runs with Yastika Bhatia (12 runs from 17 balls) before Indian innings collapsed in final overs. India were able to score only 12 runs in final 4 overs for the loss of 6 wickets.
Rabeya Khan done most of the damage to Indian line up by picking 3 wickets for giving just 16 runs in 4 overs. Sultana Khatun (2/17 in 4 overs) , Shorna Akter (1/6 in 1 overs) , Nahida Akter (1/23 in 4 overs) and Fahima Khatun (1/25 in 4 overs) are the wicket takers for Bangladesh.
Chasing 104 Bangladesh also lost wickets early. Shanthi Rani (10 runs from 9 balls) and Dilara Akter (1 run from 7 balls) were dismissed inside the powerplay.
Shamima Sultana (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Shamima Sultana (42 runs from 46 balls) held the innings together for Bangladesh in the chase. Her innings ended in runout when they were 19 runs away from win. Nahida Akter(10* runs from 6 balls) and Ritu Moni (7* runs from 8 balls) finishes the innings for Bangladesh in 18.2 overs.
Devika Vaidya (2/16 in 4 overs) , Minnu Mani (2/28 in 4 overs) and Jemimah Rodrigues (1/9 in 2 overs) are the wicket takers for India.
Player of the Match:- Shamima Sultana 42(46)
Player of the Series:- Harmanpreet Kaur (94 runs)
India won the T20I series 2-1 (Image Credit:- Twitter)
ODI series will begin on 16th July 2023