Kuala Lumpur (Agencies): Bangladesh women’s cricket team defeated India on Sunday to register a historic maiden title win, in a thrilling final of the Asia Cup T20 tournament in Malaysia.
In a low-scoring final in Kuala Lumpur, Bangladesh women successfully chased down India’s total of 113 with three wickets in hand, with the winning runs being scored of the final ball.
This is Bangladesh’s second victory over India in this year’s Asia Cup tournament, whereas it is for the first time that the Indian women’s cricket team has lost a final in the history of the competition. India women had won the previous six editions of the Asia Cup.
Bangladesh’s Nahida Akter bowled a measly spell of 4-0-12-0. Khadija Tul Kubra and Rumana Ahmed claimed two wickets each whereas Salma Khatun and Jahanara Alam bagged one wicket apiece.