WWC: Fargana Hoque and Rumana Ahmed Make Bangladesh History in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 at the Basin Reserve on Friday.
Fargana Hoque and Rumana Ahmed of Bangladesh made history in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 at the Basin Reserve on Friday. Due to rain, Bangladesh scored 135-6 in the first inning in the allotted 43 overs. Fargana Hoque, who had previously scored back-to-back fifties in the World Cup tournament. Did not score big this time, but her eight-run innings took her past 1000 ODI runs. Fargana Hoque became the first Bangladeshi woman to score 1000 runs in an ODI.
Leg-spinner Rumana Ahmed, on the other hand. Took the wicket of Australia’s Tahlia McGrath and became the first Bangladeshi woman to take 50 ODI wickets.
Australia defeated Bangladesh by five wickets in the match. Lata Mondal, an all-rounder, led the way for Bangladesh with 33 points as the Asian side struggled to deal with Australia’s spinners.
Annabel Sutherland dismissed Bangladesh’s key batter Fargana Hoque for 8 runs. Before Sharmin Akhter and skipper Nigar Sultana both fell for 7 runs to Jess Jonassen.
Rumana Ahmed scored 15 and shared a 33-run stand with Mondal, and Khatun’s unbeaten 15 looked assured at the crease as Bangladesh pushed hard in the late stages of their innings.
Australia finishes the group stage of the tournament undefeated and at the top of the standings, while Bangladesh can be satisfied with their solitary win over Pakistan.