Bangladesh lose for first time in U19 Women's World Cup against South Africa

Shorna Akter scored 20 runs from 18 balls and Sumaiya Akter scored 24 runs from 28 balls. In the end, the collection of Bangladesh stood at 106 runs after losing 6 wickets in 20 overs.

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Hosts South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 5 wickets in the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup Super Six Group 1 match on Saturday (January 21). This is the Tigers' first defeat in the ongoing World Cup.
Batting first, Bangladesh made 26 runs in the opening pair. After the opener Misty Shaha departed after scoring 12 runs, another opener Afia Prottasha kept the innings going with Dilara Akter. However, they were slow. Afia departed after scoring 21 runs off 33 balls, Dilara scored 17 runs off 20 balls.
After that, Shorna Akter scored 20 runs from 18 balls and Sumaiya Akter scored 24 runs from 28 balls. In the end, the collection of Bangladesh stood at 106 runs after losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. Kayla Reyneke single-handedly took four wickets for the Proteas.
South Africa didn't get off to a good start in the chase. Elandri Janse van Rensburg was run out in the beginning when the team’s run was just 4 runs in 2.5 overs. Then the Proteas turned around with Simone Lourens’ innings of 26 runs. However, Rabeya Khan caused disaster for the Proteas by taking three wickets inside 3 runs. South Africa reduced to 33/4 from 30/1.
However, Madison Landsman and Karabo Meso managed to deal with the disaster. Their fifth-wicket stand of 70 runs knocked Bangladesh out of the match. Landsman scored 37 runs from 38 balls before she departed for the team’s 103 runs.
In the end, South Africa reached the port of victory with 7 balls and 5 wickets in hand. Meso remained unbeaten on 32 runs off 30 balls. Rabeya, who took 3 wickets, conceded 18 runs in 4 overs, 13 of which came in the 18th over.