Tigresses end disappointing World Cup campaign
Bangladesh have also lost their last match against Sri Lanka in the ongoing ICC Women’s T20 World Cup group stage. As Bangladesh fight against India and New Zealand, it is thought that they will beat relatively weak Sri Lanka.
However, Bangladesh lost by a huge margin of 5 wickets to the Sri Lankan girls.
Bangladesh, which batted first in Melbourne on Monday, took 91 runs for 8 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. In reply, the Sri Lankan women’s team reached the port of victory with losing just one wicket in 15.3 overs.
Chasing the target, Sri Lanka scored 51 runs in 8.5 overs in the opening. Opener and skipper Chamari Atapattu scored 30 runs off 22 balls, Nahida Akter took her wicket However, another opener Hasini Perera’s unbeaten 53-ball 39 and Anushka Sanjeewani’s 18-ball 16 won the match for them easily.
Prior to winning the toss, the women of Bangladesh fell under the destruction of the Sri Lankan bowlers from the very beginning. As a result, Bangladesh lost wickets at regular intervals. Nigar Sultana scored a maximum of 39 runs off 45 balls. In addition, Sanjida Islam and Fargana Hoque scored 13 runs each. However, none of the others could reach the double digit score.
Sri Lankan spinner Shashikala Siriwardene took four wickets alone. Pacer Achini Kulasuriya got two wickets.