BD Women thrash UAE by eight wickets

Published : 17:18, Jul 11, 2018 | Updated : 17:07, Jul 13, 2018

Bangladesh women cricketers continued their winning track beating UAE.Bangladesh women cricketers continued their good work as they qualified for the semi final round of Women’s World T20 qualifiers by being Group A champions as they thrashed United Arab Emirates (UAE) by eight wickets on Tuesday at Uttrecht in Holland.
Bangladesh won the toss and invited their rivals UAE to bat first.
Against some very tight and discipline bowling, UAE batters hardly could settle down as they were bundled for a paltry 39 runs all out in 16.2 overs.
In reply Tigresses raced to 40 for two wickets in 6.5 overs. Er Oza with 18 runs was only UAE batter to reach double figure mark.
Leg spinner Fahima Khatun became the first Bangladesh bowler to pick up hat-trick in T20 as scalped 4 wickets for 8 runs by becoming the wrecker-in-chief for Bangladesh as UAE crashed to a paltry total.
Rumana Ahmed with 2 wickets for 4 and Nahida Akter with 2 for 2 runs were the other successful bowlers for Bangladesh.
In reply, Bangladesh literally strolled to their target without much sweat as they cruised to 40 for 2 in only 6.5 overs.
Ayasha Rahman with 2 was the first BD batter to be out. Sanjida Islam with 15 off 9 balls was next batter to be out.
Fargana Hoque top scored with unbeaten 21 off 22 balls with three boundaries and Rumana Ahmed was batting on 0 when Tigresses reach their winning target.
Fargana Hoque was adjudged as player of the match.
Earlier in their group match, Bangladesh thrashed Papua New Guinea by eight wickets in their first match of this meet and dumped Netherlands by seven wickets.
In the World T20 Qualifier meet, Bangladesh was placed in Pool A alongside Papua New Guinea (PNG), Netherlands and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The top two teams from the eight-nation Qualifiers event will join Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and hosts West Indies in the tournament, scheduled to be staged from November 9-25 in the Caribbean.
Brief scorecard
UAE-39 for all in 16 overs while 2 overseas, Oza ,18, Fahima Khatun 4-0-8-4, Nahida 2/2 and Ruman 4/2.
Bangladesh – 40 for 2 in 6.4 overs, Nigar 21 n.o, Sanjida 15, Nisha 1/7 and Srinivasan 1/12.
FIFA up on its offer to attend Sunday’s World Cup final in Russia.
“We will look into finding a new opportunity to invite the boys to a FIFA event to share with them a moment of communion and celebration,” it said.
But the “Wild Boars” will get their chance to go on tour once fit.
The foundation of Spanish side Barcelona has invited them to attend an international tournament of the club’s academy, and watch a match at the Nou Camp stadium.
The boys and those who saved them can also look forward to a trip this season to the “Theatre of Dreams”, otherwise known as Old Trafford, the home of English giants Manchester United.
“We would love to welcome the team from Wild Boars Football Club and their rescuers,” the club Tweeted.