Sports Desk : Bangladesh National Women Cricket team is continuing their good work as they qualified for the semi final round of Women’s World T20 qualifiers by being Group A champions.
The Tigresses thrashed United Arab Emirates (UAE) women by eight wickets on Tuesday at Uttrecht in Holland.
Winning the toss, Bangladesh invited their rivals UAE to bat first.
UAE batsmen hardly could settle down against some very tight and discipline bowling and were bundled for a paltry 39 runs all out in 16.2 overs where 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.
Rumana Ahmed with 2 wickets for 4 and Nahida Akter with 2 for 2 runs were the other successful bowlers for Bangladesh.
Losing two wickets, the Tigresses chased the easy target in 6.5 overs.
Ayasha Rahman with 2 and Sanjida Islam with 15 off 9 balls were BD 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.
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.