New Delhi. The Bangladesh women’s cricket team has got a crushing defeat in the first T20 match of the series being played against New Zealand. In the first match of the three-match series played in Christchurch, the entire team got all out for just 32 runs. Batting first, the hosts scored 164 runs for 3 wickets. In response, the entire Bangladesh team was reduced to just 32 runs in 14.5 overs.
The beginning of the T20 series against New Zealand was extremely embarrassing for the Bangladesh team. After winning the toss, the New Zealand team decided to bat first. In return for the brilliant opening partnership of captain Sophie Devine and Suzy Bates, the team scored a big score. Sophie scored 45 off 34 balls while Suzy scored 41 off 33 balls. Maddy Green’s quickfire 36 off 23 balls took the team to a score of 164 runs.
Bangladesh batting flop
Chasing the target of 165 runs, no one had imagined that the Bangladesh team would be reduced to just 32 runs. The biggest score from the team was scored by Ritu Moni, who had a total of 6 runs in her account. The team got a total of 6 runs in extras. No batter was able to reach double digits. For New Zealand, Lee Tahuhu took the maximum 4 wickets. After spending 6 runs in 4 overs, he achieved all these four successes. Hayley Jensen took 3 wickets for 8 runs.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 02, 2022, 19:59 IST