India persisted their successful momentum within the Global Cricket Council (ICC) Girls’s T20 Global Cup after defeating Bangladesh via 18 runs at WACA Floor in East Perth on Monday (February 24).
Batting first, India scored 142 for the lack of six wickets with Shafali Verma top-scoring with 36 runs. In reaction, Bangladesh controlled to attain 124 runs of their allocated quota of 20 overs for the lack of 8 wickets.
Spinner Poonam Yadav used to be the superstar with the ball as she claimed 3 wickets. Previous, Shafali Verma, 16, gave an excellent begin to India hitting a 17-ball 39 with two fours and 4 sixes. Jemimah Rodrigues added 34 runs to assist India put a difficult overall of 142 runs. Down the order, Veda Krishnamurthy scored a quickfire 20 off 11 balls studded with 4 barriers.
For Bangladesh, Murshida Khatun scored 30 runs off 26 balls after her opening spouse Shamima Sultana used to be pushed aside via Shikha Pandey in the second one over.
After Khatun’s dismissal via Arundhati Reddy, Nigar Sultana (35) attempted to stay Bangladesh alive within the fit however they failed to attain towards the standard spin bowling of Poonam Yadav. For India, Arundhati Reddy and Pandey claimed took two wickets every, whilst Rajeshwari Gayakwad grabbed one wicket.