Bangladesh scored 104/4 in 17 overs before the rain interrupted their batting at Dundee and after resumption they restricted opponents, who were chasing 63 in eight overs, for 49 to clinch a 13-run victory
Bangladesh Women Team continued their brilliant show in batting, bowling and fielding as they beat Scotland on Tuesday to reach the semifinals of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier.
Bangladesh scored 104/4 in 17 overs before the rain interrupted their batting at Dundee and after resumption they restricted opponents, who were chasing 63 in eight overs, for 49 to clinch a 13-run victory.
This was the third win for the women in red and green in as many matches and as champions of group A they will meet Ireland in the semifinal on Thursday.
After losing the toss Bangladesh lost their opener Sanjida Islam for just four when the score was sixteen but one-down Nigar Sultana kept on the run wheel by adding 31 runs with Murshida Khatun before the latter was perished for 26.
Nigar remained not out on 35 off 37 and got great support from Fargana Haque, who scored 23 off 22 balls, as their rapid stand ensured Bangladesh posting a substantial total on the board.
In defending the revised target Bangladeshi bowlers were once again showed accurate display and got remarkable support from the fielders who committed as many as three run outs.
Scottish captain Kathryn Bryce scored 21 off 20 opening the batting but that was never enough as they never looked to be on track of reaching the target.
Nahida Akter, Ritu Moni and Khadija tul Kubra grabbed one wicket apiece for Bangladesh.
Meanwhile, Papua New Guinea, who beat USA in the other match of the day, will face Thailand in the second semifinal on Thursday.