Athletic

Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games: Blue Team beat Red Team

Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games (Women’s Cricket Event) kicked off on Saturday at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet as the Bangladesh Blue team beat the Bangladesh Red team by 10 wickets.

Bangladesh Green will meet Bangladesh Blue in the next match on March 8 at the same ground.

Red Team batted first and tumbled for 63/10 in 28.1 overs. Orthi was the best batter for Red Team hitting 21 while Rubia Haider Jhilik posted 10.

For Blue Team, Fariha Islam Trishna scalped six wickets conceding 14 runs while Salma Khatun bagged two conceding 14 runs as well.

In reply, Blue Team reached the target of 64 losing no wicket in 15.5 overs as Shamima Sultana hit 31 and Murshidha Khatun scored 25. Both of them were unbeaten.

Most of the events of the 9th Bangladesh Games will kick off from April 1, but the women cricket commenced on Saturday and will end on March 12.

Along with the Blue and Red team, the Bangladesh Green team is also a participant in this event.

Source: United News of Bangladesh