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BAN-W vs PAK-W: Fargana Hoque steer Bangladesh to a series clinching win over Pakistan

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BAN-W vs PAK-W: Fargana Hoque steer Bangladesh to a series clinching win over Pakistan



In the third encounter of the Pakistan Women tour of Bangladesh 2023 at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, the coin favoured Pakistan, who elected to bat first.

Pakistan Innings: 166/9 (50 Ovs)

In a challenging 50-over stint, Sidra Ameen‘s standout performance of 84 runs off 143 balls anchored Pakistan’s innings. However, resilient bowling from Nahida Akter (3 wickets for 26 runs) and Rabeya Khan (2 wickets for 35 runs) restricted Pakistan to a total of 166/9.

Bangladesh Innings: 167/3 (45.4 Ovs)

Chasing the target, Fargana Hoque‘s stellar innings of 62 runs off 113 balls and Murshida Khatun‘s solid contribution of 54 runs off 106 balls guided Bangladesh to a convincing victory. Despite some resistance from the Pakistani bowlers, Bangladesh secured the win with 7 wickets in hand.

Player of the Match

Fargana Hoque’s exceptional batting performance earned her the well-deserved Player of the Match award.

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Series Detail:

  • Match 1 Result: Pakistan won by 5 wickets.
  • Match 2 Result: Bangladesh’s score tied with Pakistan (Bangladesh won Super Over by 1 wicket).
  • Match 3 Result: Bangladesh won by 7 wickets.

With victory in the third and last ODI, Nigar Sultana & Co. clinched the series, marking a triumphant end to the Pakistan Women tour of Bangladesh 2023.

Also READ: ICC Women’s Rankings

This article was first published at WomenCricket.com, a Cricket Times company.



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