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NZ Women vs BAN Women, 13th Match, Group A at Melbourne, T20 World Cup, Feb 29 2020 - Full Scorecard

13th Match, Group A, Melbourne, February 29, 2020, ICC Women's T20 World Cup
(19.5/20 ov, T:92) 74

NZ Women won by 17 runs

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NZ Women Innings
BAN Women Innings
Match Flow
New Zealand Women  (20 ovs maximum)
c Fahima Khatun b Salma Khatun1215-1080.00
lbw b Salma Khatun2532-3078.12
b Ritu Moni1514-20107.14
st †Nigar Sultana b Rumana Ahmed1116-0068.75
run out (Rumana Ahmed)24-0050.00
c Fahima Khatun b Ritu Moni67-1085.71
c Fahima Khatun b Ritu Moni57-0071.42
c Fargana Hoque b Ritu Moni56-1083.33
c †Nigar Sultana b Rumana Ahmed23-0066.66
lbw b Salma Khatun35-0060.00
not out 22-00100.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 1)3
TOTAL18.2 Ov (RR: 4.96)91
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Sophie Devine, 6.5 ov), 2-40 (Rachel Priest, 8.1 ov), 3-66 (Suzie Bates, 12.3 ov), 4-68 (Maddy Green, 13.2 ov), 5-68 (Hayley Jensen, 13.3 ov), 6-75 (Katey Martin, 14.5 ov), 7-81 (Anna Peterson, 16.1 ov), 8-85 (Amelia Kerr, 16.5 ov), 9-89 (Leigh Kasperek, 17.4 ov), 10-91 (Lea Tahuhu, 18.2 ov)
6.5 to SFM Devine, taken at point! Devine falls while trying to force the pace, which is exactly what Bangladesh were planning with their spinners keeping a tight line. The offbreak gets just enough bounce that Devine's cut shot goes off a top edge and Fahima does the rest at point. 36/1
8.1 to RH Priest, lbw appeal reviewed. It looks a tight one as she walks across her stumps to play the sweep. New Zealand will be hoping the impact is outside the line, but ball-tracking says it is umpire's call, and by just enough of a shade. There is no trouble with the ball then going on and hitting the stumps so Priest has to go.. 40/2
18.2 to LMM Tahuhu, appeal for lbw but the umpire doesn't give it. So Bangladesh review. This will be close again. The offbreak is very straight. The batter doesn't move her feet while trying to flick the ball. She's struck in line. No bat involved. And ball-tracking confirms it's hitting the stumps. 91/10
12.3 to SW Bates, through her! Lovely ball from Ritu Moni, hitting the pitch on a full length and cutting into middle stump. Bates tries to shovel it through midwicket, which affords the gap between bat and pad and it's more than enough. Huge strike.. 66/3
14.5 to KJ Martin, taken at point! Fahima again and she celebrates with a finger on her lips. The rest of the Bangladesh team though are screaming with joy. This is a splendid effort. Martin falls, also trying to force the pace, her square drive lacking the placement. 75/6
16.1 to AM Peterson, outstanding catch! She runs up from the midwicket boundary at full tilt - that's a good 20-30 yards - then she has to dive forward because the ball is dipping on her and she does all of it perfectly to come up with a two-handed catch. Fargana Hoque, take a bow, or as is more customary, chuck the ball in disgust and scream with abandon. NZ haven't gone for the slog too often today and this one fails. 81/7
16.5 to AC Kerr, taken at point again and Fahima with the finger-on-lips celebration again! Bangladesh are proving the doubters wrong. Kerr throws her head back as she watches her square drive being gobbled up very very easily. 85/8
13.2 to ML Green, beautiful bowling! The flight on the ball draws Green down the pitch, but this time Rumana is able to get the ball to dip sharply, then turn even more, taking it away from the attempted lofted off drive and into the keeper's gloves.. 68/4
17.4 to LM Kasperek, and down goes another! Beautiful legbreak again. Pitches in line with off stump. Draws the batter forward. The turn takes her outside edge and the keeper does the rest. Ripper of a ball. Not much that Kasperek could've done better. 89/9
Bangladesh Women  (T: 92 runs from 20 ovs)
c Peterson b Kasperek1114-2078.57
c Devine b Jensen18-0012.50
run out (Kerr/Peterson)1022-1045.45
c Devine b Kasperek2126-3080.76
run out (Devine/†Priest)03-000.00
lbw b Jensen28-0025.00
b Jensen611-0054.54
c Bates b Devine711-1063.63
b Kerr01-000.00
b Kasperek47-0057.14
not out 58-0062.50
Extras(lb 1, w 6)7
TOTAL19.5 Ov (RR: 3.73)74
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Murshida Khatun, 2.6 ov), 2-19 (Ayasha Rahman, 4.6 ov), 2-31, 3-31 (Fargana Hoque, 9.5 ov), 4-37 (Ritu Moni, 11.2 ov), 5-40 (Rumana Ahmed, 12.1 ov), 6-51 (Sobhana Mostary, 14.6 ov), 7-51 (Jahanara Alam, 15.1 ov), 8-57 (Fahima Khatun, 16.4 ov), 9-59 (Salma Khatun, 17.2 ov), 10-74 (Nigar Sultana, 19.5 ov)
2.6 to Murshida Khatun, taken at square leg! Spin keeps working in this game and Murshida is the latest to learn that lesson. Goes for the sweep. A touch of extra bounce results in a top edge and an easy catch to Peterson. 17/1
big slog, caught at long-on. The lowest total ever defended in a Women's T20 World Cup needs an update. Previously it was 97 (Bangladesh lost then too). Now it is 91 and Bangladesh are on the wrong side of it again. 31/2
17.2 to Salma Khatun, reverse sweep, and it does not work! Salma premeditates it, allowing the bowler to go quick and full and straight and Kasperek comes up with a wicket. 59/9
19.5 to Nigar Sultana, big slog, caught at long-on. The lowest total ever defended in a Women's T20 World Cup needs an update. Previously it was 97 (Bangladesh lost then too). Now it is 91 and Bangladesh are on the wrong side of it again. 74/10
15.1 to Jahanara Alam, knocks her over! The googly which Jahanara does not see coming. And boy does it ever turn. Pitches way outside off stump, tempting the batter to think about a cut shot. Then it screams back in to take down middle stump. Shane Warne would've been proud of that. 51/7
4.6 to Ayasha Rahman, taken at mid-off! New Zealand believe! They definitely believe! Rahman goes very very hard at the ball - a length ball that admittedly is there to be hit. But she gets too much height on it and not enough distance. Devine, the captain, tracks back and takes it very coolly. Then she dumps the ball into the pitch (possibly venting the frustration of a poor batting performance). 19/2
12.1 to Rumana Ahmed, appeal for lbw and it's given! The batters come together to think about a review and they run out of time. Rumana is back to a very full ball. Then she compounds that mistake by playing all across the line. Straightforward decision from there on. 40/5
16.4 to Fahima Khatun, off stump knocked back! Charges out of her crease for a slog across the line but only ends up with an inside edge that deflects it onto her stumps. 57/8
14.6 to S Mostary, taken at mid-on! Safe hands from Bates as she backtracks and takes it reverse cup.Mostary tried to take on a length ball, tried to find the boundary to bring the required rate down, but she mis-hits the shot and has to walk back. 51/6
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  • New Zealand Women innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 33 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Over 8.1: Review by New Zealand Women (Batting), Umpire - Ahsan Raza, Batsman - RH Priest (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • New Zealand Women: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (57 balls), Extras 3
  • Innings Break: New Zealand Women - 91/10 in 18.2 overs (RA Mair 2)
  • Over 18.2: Review by Bangladesh Women (Bowling), Umpire - Ahsan Raza, Batsman - LMM Tahuhu (Upheld)
  • Bangladesh Women innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 23 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Bangladesh Women: 50 runs in 14.2 overs (86 balls), Extras 7
  • Nigar Sultana retired hurt on 9* from 31/2 to 57/8
  • Over 17.4: Review by New Zealand Women (Bowling), Umpire - Ahsan Raza, Batsman - Nigar Sultana (Struck down)
Junction Oval, Melbourne
TossNew Zealand Women, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Match numberWT20I no. 858
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.30, Interval 15.30-15.50, Second Session 15.50-17.20
Match days29 February 2020 - day (20-over match)
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Match Referee
PointsNew Zealand Women 2, Bangladesh Women 0
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