Charlotte Edwards (above) went past India's Mithali Raj, who had the highest score of 42 © Getty Images (File Photo)
Charlotte Edwards (above) went past India’s Mithali Raj, who had the highest score of 42 © Getty Images (File Photo)

England woman cricketer, Charlotte Edwards became the first player to score a half-century in the ongoing ICC Women’s World T20 2016, in Super 10 Group B, Match 10 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Thursday. She went past India’s Mithali Raj, who had the highest score of 42. Her fifty came off 46 deliveries including 46 deliveries, including seven boundaries and a strike rate 136. Currently, England are 118 for the loss of four wickets in 17 overs, with Charlotte Edwards on 58 and Danielle Wyatt on two. Earlier, England won the toss and elected to bat forst on a rare grassy surface at Banglaore, as they to put up runs. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Bangladesh Women vs England Women, ICC Women’s World T20 2016, 4th match at Bangalore

Bangladesh battle it out with England on March 17 at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore in ICC Women’s World T20 2016. It is match 4 of the prestigious Twenty20 international (T20I) mega-event. Although English Women are favourites for the day-night clash, they would not want to take the Bangladesh team lightly. This is the fifth ICC Women’s World T20 and it is the first time that it is being held in India. Australia have won the last three tournaments. England won the inaugural season of the World T20 played in front of their own crowd in 2009. England have appeared in all the four tournaments and have also been runner-up twice in the last two tournaments. LIVE CRICKET UPDATES: Bangladesh Women vs England Women, ICC Women’s World T20 2016, 4th match at Bangalore

Player R B 4s 6s S/R Team Opponent Venue Match Date
Charlotte Edwards 56* 47 7 0 119.14 Eng Wn v Bdesh Wn Bangalore 17-Mar-16
Mithali Raj 42 35 5 0 120 India Women v Bdesh Wn Bangalore 15-Mar-16
Harmanpreet Kaur 40 29 3 2 137.93 India Women v Bdesh Wn Bangalore 15-Mar-16
Stafanie  Taylor 40 48 5 0 83.33 WI Women v Pak Women Chennai 16-Mar-16
Vellaswamy  Vanitha 38 24 7 0 158.33 India Women v Bdesh Wn Bangalore 15-Mar-16

Bangladesh hosted the last Women’s World T20. Australia won the final played against England by six wickets. England are the most successful team of the competition after Australia and it will be an uphill task for Bangladesh to win this all-important league match. In the last tournament, Bangladesh played five games in which they won two and lost three.