Bangladesh women batter Nepal by 10 wickets

Bangladesh went on with their better form in the SA Games women’s cricket as they clinched their second comfortable win after thumping Nepal by 10 wickets.

Bangladesh on December 4 winning the toss at Pokhara decided electing to field and bundled Nepal out for just 50 runs in the T20 affair with Rabeya Khan bagging four wickets for just eight runs.

Jahanara Alam made the early inroads, picking up two wickets for two runs in three overs while Salma Khatun, Nahida Akhter and Fahima Khatun bagged one wicket each.

Bangladesh picked up the win in just 7.4 overs with openers Murshida Khatun and Ayesha Rahman hitting unbeaten 22 and 26 respectively. The ten-wicket win sees Bangladesh keep their hopes alive of clinching gold in the tournament, reports Daily Star.

Only three Nepalese batsmen could reach double-digit scores as they were bundled up for only 50 runs in 19.2 overs.

For Bangladesh Rabeya Khan was the pick of the bowlers as she scalped four wickets for eight runs. Jahanara Alam took 2/2.

Note that Bangladesh is going to play their last round-robin match against the Maldives today. The final of the tournament is scheduled for December 8th.

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