Bangladesh women’s cricket team defeated Pakistan in a breathtaking match. Bangladesh won the match full of drama and leveled the three-match ODI series 1-1.
Pakistan lost 2 wickets in the super over and scored only 7 runs. Bangladesh needed 2 runs from the last ball of the super over. Captain Nigar Sultana ensured the team’s victory by hitting a boundary over mid-off after the ball outside the off-stump left the crease.
Batting first, Bangladesh won the toss and scored 169 runs for 9 wickets at the Shere-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Tuesday. Captain Nigar Sultana scored the maximum 54 runs for the team with the help of three boundaries from 104 balls. Besides, opener Farzana Haque Pinky scored 44 runs from 88 balls with the help of three fours.
Chasing the target, Pakistan was on the way to victory by scoring 160 runs for 8 wickets in 48 overs. They needed just 10 runs off the last 12 balls. Pakistan scored 7 runs after losing one wicket in 49th over. Just 3 runs were needed off the last 6 balls to win. But in the controlled bowling of Fahima Khatun, Pakistan lost one wicket for 2 runs and tied the match.
Pakistan scored 7 runs after losing 2 wickets in the Super Over. The captain Nigar Sultana was selected as the man of the match after hitting a boundary on the last ball of the super over.