ICC Women’s Planet Cup 2022: West Indies outrun Bangladesh in four-operate thriller

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West Indies celebrate win (Image: ICC)

Even though defending 141, Hayley Matthews scalped four wickets and Afy Fletcher fetched three wickets for West Indies to bundled out Bangladesh on 136 runs and introduced her side a thrilling four-run victory.

Bangladesh have manufactured a shaky get started as they attempt to chase down West Indies’ little total in their ICC Women’s Cricket Environment Cup match.

Chasing 141, Bangladesh struggled a ton as they chase a mere 141 to conquer West Indies.

The Asian aspect reached 64/5 at the 25-about mark of their innings, with captain Nigar Sultana (14) and Salma Khatun (3) unbeaten and needing a even further 77 runs for a second consecutive victory at the tournament.

Bangladesh has lost 6 wickets for just 85 on board. Skipper Nigar Sultana scored only 25 runs and was despatched back again to the pavilion by Hayley Matthews scoreboard go through 85/6. Later on middle-purchase batters of Bangladesh tried to anchor the inning.

In the conclusion, it arrived down to the last six balls in Tauranga, with expert West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor bowling to Nahida Akter (25) and Bangladesh nevertheless demanding eight operates for gain with just one particular wicket in hand.

Previously, for West Indies spinners Hayley Matthews (4/14) and Afy Fletcher (3/29) did the majority of the damage for West Indies, though wicketkeeper Shemaine Campbelle (53 not out) also done well to assist tempo batting innings that unsuccessful to achieve any terrific heights.

The acquire sees West Indies jump to third on the standings with three victories from 5 game titles, although Bangladesh stands in seventh.

Bangladesh spinners Salma Khatun and Nahida Akter scalped two wickets respectively with skipper Nigar Sultana (25) the equivalent major-scorer batting general performance by the Asian side.

Temporary Rating: West Indies: 140/9 (Shemaine Campbelle 53, Hayley Matthews 18 Salma Khatun 2/23) conquer Bangladesh 136 (Nahida Akter 25 not out, Nigar Sultana 25 Hayley Matthews 15/4) by 4 runs.

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