Bangladesh Women defeat Pakistan Women to level the series:
Pakistan Women: 210 all out (48.4/50 overs)
Bangladesh Women: 211/9 (49.5/50 overs, target 211)
Bangladesh Women won the match by 1 wicket with 1 ball remaining.
Pakistan Women vs Bangladesh Women, The 2nd ODI ended up in Bangladesh’s favor, as they made their comeback from their collapse and clinched the victory by 1 wicket with just 1 ball remaining.
Pakistan Women scored 210 runs in 48.4 overs after losing all their wickets. Nahida Khan played a significant role in ensuring her team crosses 200 runs. Everything was going in Bangladesh’s favor during their innings but they collapsed from 168/4 to 196/8 in a few overs. Bangladesh’s tail-enders managed to barely finish the chase in 49.5 overs as they scored 211/9 with 1 ball and 1 wicket remaining to level the two-match ODI series by 1-1 to conclude Bangladesh Women’s tour of Pakistan.
Nahida scores her sixth fifty in Pakistan Women vs Bangladesh Women, 2nd ODI:
Pakistan Women won the toss and elected to bat first in the 2nd and final ODI of the series in Lahore. Nahida Khan and Javeria Khan opened the innings for Pakistan. The openers provided Pakistan a sound start as Javeria Khan and Nahida Khan shared a 58 run partnership for the first wicket with Javeria Khan contributed 24 runs from 33 deliveries before losing her wicket to Rumana Ahmed.
Nahida Khan remained the top-scorer from Pakistan’s side after she scored 63 runs for 79 balls with 8 fours. Pakistan Women’s captain Bismah Maroof added 34 runs from 54 deliveries, while Aliya Riaz added 36 runs from 68 balls before getting run out.
Pakistan went from 157/4 to losing 6 wickets in the next 16 overs for just 53 runs. Pakistan Women had 4 run outs during their innings, which is surely a cause of concern for the home side. Pak Women finished their innings on 210 runs after losing all their wickets in 48.4 overs. Captain Rumana Ahmed claimed 3 wickets for 35 runs in her 8 overs. Salma Khatun got 2 for 36, while Panna Ghosh took 1 for 45 for their team.
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Pakistan are all-out for 210 in Lahore. Rumana Ahmed shines for Bangladesh with figures of 3/35 in eight overs ?
Nahida Khan's seventh ODI half-century and 30s from Bismah Maroof and Aliya Riaz take the hosts past the 200-run mark. pic.twitter.com/OiPTVtOTqT
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Fargana Hoque stars as Bangladesh Women level the series:
Bangladesh required 211 runs from 50 overs to win the match. Murshida Khatun and Sharmin Sultana came to bat first for their team. Bangladesh lost Sharmin Sultana and then wicket-keeper batsman Nigar Sultana on duck on a total of 29 runs. Murshida Khatoon and Fargana Haque took it from there as they shared an 82 runs partnership to keep the chase afloat.
Murshida Khatun added 44 runs from 67 balls with 6 fours, while Fargana Hoque remained the top-scorer of the match after scoring 67 runs from 97 deliveries. Bangladesh’s captain Rumana Ahmed contributed 31 runs from 43 balls and Sanjida Islam added 20 runs with 3 fours.
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Bangladesh then went from 168/4 to 205/9 as Pakistan’s bowlers made their comeback into the game. Syeda Aroob Shah, the 15-year-old who earned her maiden call-up for the ODI series, claimed 2 wickets for 37 runs on her debut and Bangladesh Women suffered 2 run outs which caused them to collapse but the tail-enders crawled their way to the total and won the match for Bangladesh with 1 ball and 1 wicket in hand. Captain Bismah Maroof took 2 wickets, while Diana Baig, Sana Mir, and Nashra Sandhu took 1 wicket each for their team.
Earlier, Pakistan whitewash Bangladesh in the three-match T20I series. Pakistan Women defeated Bangladesh Women by 29 runs in the first of the two ODIs, owing to Nahida Khan and Sana Mir’s heroics.