ICC WOMEN’S WT20 QUALIFIER
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Panna Ghosh claimed 5 for 16 in Bangladesh’s win [File Photo] © Getty
Ireland vs Bangladesh, Final
Panna Gosh’s maiden T20I fifer helped Bangladesh raise the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier title as they efficiently defended 122 towards Eire within the finale on Saturday(July 14).
Requested to bat first, Bangladesh began steadily as opener Ayasha Rahman held one find yourself. Nevertheless, the center and decrease order caved towards the medium-pace of Lucy O’Reilly who registered her career-best Four for 28. From a snug 80/1 on the 11.5 overs mark, Bangladesh may add solely 42 extra to their complete for the lack of eight wickets.
O’Reilly, who’d additionally received the primary breakthrough for Eire within the powerplay overs, returned to interrupt the 52-run stand between Rahman and Fargana Hoque by taking out the latter. Rahman was dismissed within the following over, 4 wanting a fifty, triggering the slide.
Whereas Eire may need fancied their possibilities of avenging their latest sequence loss to the identical facet, the batters didn’t reside as much as the expectations. Gosh put the brakes on early, taking out Clare Shillington and skipper Laura Delany in the identical over to scale back Eire to 27/Three on the finish of powerplay. Gaby Lewis and Isobel Joyce managed a quick restoration earlier than Rumana Ahmed struck with a double-wicket over. Eimear Richardson tried to up the ante however discovered little help from the tail-enders. Gosh added three extra scalps to her tally in her last spell, throughout two overs, to complete with career-best figures of 5 for 16.
Eire and Bangladesh had each certified for the WWT20, beginning on November 9, by advantage of creating it to the Qualifier last. Nevertheless, winners Bangladesh will head into Group A with England, South Africa, Sri Lanka and hosts West Indies, whereas Eire enter Group B alongside Australia, India, New Zealand and Pakistan.
Temporary scores: Bangladesh 122/9 in 20 overs (Ayasha Rahman 46; Lucy OReilly Four-28) beat Eire 97 all out in 18.Four overs (Gaby Lewis 26, Eimear Richardson 23; Panna Gosh 5-16, Nahida Akter 2-15, Rumana Ahmed 2-14) by 25 runs.
Papua New Guinea Women vs Scotland Women, 3rd Place Playoff
A century stand from Bryce sisters – Kathryn main with an unbeaten half-century – helped Scotland thump PNG by 10 wickets to select up a comfort third place within the qualifier.
Requested to bat first, PNG top-order suffered a dramatic collapsed and have been left reeling at 56 for five with Hannah Rainey claiming two. The 44-run partnership for the sixth wicket between Veru Frank, who scored a run-a-ball 28, and skipper Kaia Arua (12 off 18) took them to a good 101 on the finish of their quota of overs.
Scotland made quick work of the sub-par goal with each openers sharpening off the chase between them in solely 17 overs. Skipper Kathryn introduced up her half-century off 55 balls after which hit the successful runs one ball later to register a 10-wicket win comfortably. Sarah, however, completed with an unbeaten 41 off 47.
Temporary scores: PNG 101/6 in 20 overs (Veru Frank 28, Sibona Jimmy 25; Hannah Rainey 2-22) misplaced to Scotland 102/zero in 17 overs (Kathryn Bryce 51*, Sarah Bryce 41*) by 10 wickets.
Uganda Women vs Thailand Women, 5th Place Playoff
A 34-run victory gave Thailand a fifth-spot end on the Qualifier after they efficiently defended 113 towards Uganda.
Requested to bat first, Thailand suffered an early blow however Nattaya Boochatham stitched two partnerships that put her facet on track for a defendable complete. The No. Three bat added 51 for the second wicket with Nattakan Chantam (44) and 42 with Nannapat Koncharoenkai. Nevertheless, as soon as the partnership was damaged, Thailand innings crumbled with a sequence of run outs maintaining them to only 113 from their 20 overs.
Chanida Sutthiruang nonetheless kicked off Thailand’s defence with wickets off successive balls within the third over. Uganda may by no means recuperate from the early loss and didn’t get a partnership going. Stephani Nampiina top-scored with an unbeaten 29 however her contribution wasn’t sufficient to overtake the set goal. Uganda may handle solely 79 in reply, conceding the fifth spot to Thailand.
Temporary scores: Thailand 113/7 in 20 overs (Nattakan Chantam 44, Nattaya Boochatham 38; Getrude Candiru 1-21) beat Uganada 79/eight in 20 overs (Stephani Nampiina 29*; Chanida Sutthiruang 2-7) by 34 runs.
Netherlands Women vs United Arab Emirates Women, 7th Place Playoff
Regardless of having dominated all through the sport, hosts Netherlands completed final on the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier after a Tremendous-over loss to UAE within the seventh-place play-off on Saturday(July 14).
Put in to bat, the house facet rode on a superb 79 from opener Sterre Kalis to submit a difficult 146 kind their allotted overs. Kalis was on the centre of two essential partnerships, 52 for the opening stand and 72 for the second wicket with Denise Hannema who completed with an unbeaten 30.
Nisha Ali and Chaya Mughal steadied UAE’s chase after an early wicket by means of a 70-run partnership for the second wicket. Nevertheless, as soon as Cher van Slobbe bowled the previous and broke the stand, UAE’s brittle middle-order caved. Lisa Klokgieters’s three-fer firmly put the hosts in management. UAE’s tail although held their nerve higher to select 18 off final ten deliveries and drive a Tremendous Over.
Netherlands have been set to chase seven to assert seventh spot however ultimately completed final after failing to overtake the modest goal.
Temporary scores: Netherlands 146/Three in 20 overs (Sterre Kalis 79, Denise Hannema 30*; Nisha Ali 1-20) tied with UAE 146/9 in 20 overs (Nisha Ali 37, Chaya Mushal 32; Lisa Kolkgieters Three-34) UAE received the one-over eliminator.