07 November 2023, 05:21 PM
In the last over, Pakistan women’s team needed 3 runs to win. They had one wicket in hand. Nigar Sultana Jyoti trusts Fahima Khatun in front of such an equation. This leg spinner starts the over with a dot. He gave one run in the second ball. Pakistan took one run again with one ball dot. Nashara Sandhu was run out when 1 run was needed off the last 2 balls. As a result the match went to super over.
Pakistan girls batting first in super over. Pakistan lost 2 wickets after scoring 7 runs in the first 5 balls of Nahider’s over. Subhana Mustari started to bat with the target of 8 runs with a boundary. But after he got out in the fifth ball, Bangladesh needed 2 runs to win in the last ball. With such an equation in mind, Jyoti came down to bat and hit a boundary to ensure the victory of the team. Bangladesh leveled the series with this win.
On Tuesday (November 7), Bangladesh won the toss and batted first, losing 9 wickets and scoring 169 runs in the scheduled 50 overs. In reply, Pakistan stopped at 169 after losing all their wickets in 49 overs.
Farzana Haque-Mursida Khatun batted Bangladesh to a good start. Murshida could have scored a half century. However, this opener was run out after scoring 40 runs. Subhana could not increase the innings even after getting down to three wickets. This top order batsman returned with 16 runs. In the end, Jyoti’s innings of 54 runs gave Bangladesh the capital to fight.
Pakistan got off to a flying start chasing a small target. 29 runs came from the bat of Adaf Shams. Another opener Sidhra Amin scored 22 runs. Nidha-Iram also tried but neither could make the innings big. And Bangladesh was always in the match by taking wickets at regular intervals.