India Women are playing 3 ODIs series against Bangladesh Women. The series has ended in a tie as the last match ended on a tie. India Women in the last match failed to chase 225 due to a collapse in the final overs. From a position of power at 191/4, they got all-out for 225 in the final over. India Women could not force a Super Over as the scheduled time is over and match ended as a tie.
Bangladesh Women won the first match and India Women second match in the series. For the crucial third match, both teams came up with their best teams. Bangladesh Women won the toss and elected to bat first. For first wicket, they got a good partnership of 93 runs. Shamima Sultana scored 52 runs. Nigar Sultana scored 24 runs and Ritu Moni(2), Sobhana Mostary(23) helped Fargana Hoque scored her century. She scored 107 runs from 160 balls. Sneh Rana(2/45) and Devika Vaidya(1/42) took wickets for India Women.
In the chase, Shafali Verma(4), Yastika Bhatia(5) failed for India Women. Harleen Deol(77) and Smriti Mandhana(59) have put on a good partnership. They have put on 107 runs partnership. Smriti Mandhana got out at a crucial juncture with India Women on 139 in the 29th over. Harmanpreet Kaur(14) failed to put a partnership with Harleen Deol. Jemimah Rodrigues have put on a partnership of 31 runs. At 191/4, India Women looked set to win with 9 overs to go. Harleen Deol(77), Deepti Sharma(!) got out quickly.
Amanjot Kaur(10) tried to help Rodrigues and bet India Women to win. Sneh Rana(0), Devika Vaidya(0), Meghna Singh(6) failed to help Jemimah Rodrigues(33)in finishing the match. India Women got all-out on 225 in 49.3 overs. Nahida Akter(3/37), Marufa Akter(2/55), Rabeya Khan(1/30), Fahima Khatun(1/48), Sultana Khatun(1/49) took wickets for Bangladesh Women. Harleen Deol has been given Player of the Match and Fargana Hoque got Player of the Series awards. India Women have encountered great resistance from Bangladesh Women in this series. And this can be classified as closely fought one between both the teams.
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