The 8th Match (Group A) of the ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2023 was played yesterday between Australia Women vs Bangladesh Women at St George's Park, Gqeberha. In which Australia Women beats Bangladesh Women by 8 wickets.
Bangladesh Women batted first after winning the toss, and started the inning very poorly, Nigar Sultana played a very brilliant half-century inning of 57 runs with the help of 1 six and 7 boundaries in just 50 balls, apart from this no batsman could play well and stay in the crease, Shorna Akter dismissed just for 12 runs in 27 balls, Murshida Khatun 7 runs in 8 balls, Sobhana Mostary 7 runs in 17 balls, Nahida Akter 6 runs in 5 balls, Rumana Ahmed runs in 4 balls, Shamima Sultana 1 run in 4 balls, Marufa Akter remains unbeaten for 1 run, and Ritu Moni remains unbeaten for 3 runs in 4 balls. In this way, Bangladesh Women scored 107 runs after losing 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and set a small target of 108 runs in front of Australia Women.
Australian Women bowlers Georgia Wareham performed very brilliant bowling took 3 wickets just for 20 runs, Darcie Brown 2 wickets for 23 runs, Ashleigh Gardner 1 wicket for 17 runs, and Megan Schutt 1 wicket for 21 runs.
Australia Women chasing 108 runs in the second inning, achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in second ball of the 19th overs, Australia Women started the inning very well, althought the first wicket has gone very quickly, Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney camet to start the inning, the first wicket has gone very quickly just for 9 runs in 2.3 overs, Beth Mooney dismissed just for 2 runs in 5 balls, next batsman Meg Lanning came to bat handled the inning and played a very brilliant half-century partnership of 69 runs with Alyssa Healy, the second wicket has gone for 78 runs in 12.3 over, Alyssa Healy dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 37 runs with the help of 1 six and 4 boundaires in 36 balls, followed by Ashleigh Gardner came to bat handled the inning and took the match to the victory with Meg Lanning, Meg Lanning played a very brilliant unbeaten victory inning of 48 runs with the help of 4 boundaries in 49 balls, and Ashleigh Gardner also played an unbeaten inning of 19 runs in 20 balls. In this way, Australia Women chased the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in 18.2 overs and won the match by 8 wickets.
Bangladeshi Women bowlers Marufa Akter got 1 wicket for 19 runs in her spell, and Shorna Akter got 1 wicket for 12 runs in 2 overs.
Australian Women's bowler Georgia Wareham was selected as the best player of the match, she performed very brilliant bowling took 3 wickets just for 20 runs in her spell.