Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of Match 15 of ICC Women’s T20 2016 at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi on Thursday. Bangladesh women take on Pakistan women in Match 15 of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2016 at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. Bangladesh Women are making only their second appearance in the tournament, and will want to give a good account of themselves. Pakistan have never made it past the group stages, and are in a good position in this match. Neither team has ever made it to the final of the tournament. Live Cricket Scorecard: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2016 Match 15 at Delhi

MATCH REPORT: Sidra Ameen, Bismah Maroof guide Pakistan to convincing 9-wicket win over Bangladesh in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2016

Live Cricket Score: Pakistan Women 114/1 | Overs 16.3 | Batswomen: Sidra Ameen 53(48), Bismah Maroof 43(42) | Pakistan Women have cantered home to a 9-wicket win, this has been a superb performance from them. Sidra Ameen scored her maiden T20I fifty, and got terrific support from Bismah Maroof.

Live Cricket Score: Pakistan Women 100/1 | Overs 14 | Batswomen: Sidra Ameen 48(41), Bismah Maroof 36(34) | Is there a more attractive batswoman than Bismah Maroof? The southpaw is playing some delightful shots here, she is catching up with Sidra Ameen, who was way ahead of her earlier in the innings.

Live Cricket Score: Pakistan Women 67/1 | Overs 10 | Batswomen: Sidra Ameen 38(28), Bismah Maroof 13(23) | Sidra Ameen is playing a beautiful innings at the moment. She is single-handedly batting Pakistan Women to a win. The partnership is worth 50. Pakistan Women well on course for a win.

Live Cricket Score: Pakistan Women 44/1 | Overs 7 | Batswomen: Sidra Ameen 23(17), Bismah Maroof 9(15) | Sidra Ameen and Bismah Maroof are batting really well at the moment. They have weathered everything Bangladesh Women have thrown at them. Unless the Bangladesh Women manage to take a wicket or two soon, Pakistan should win at a canter.

Live Cricket Score: Pakistan Women 22/1 | Overs 3 | Batswomen: Sidra Ameen 10(6), Bismah Maroof 2(2) | Sidra Ameen and Nahida Khan have come out to open for Pakistan. Jahanara Alam and Salma Khatun start off for Bangladesh. Few boundaries early on, but Nahida is out! Bismah Maroof in at No. 3 for Pakistan. OUT! Nahida Khan lbw b Salma Khatun 10(10)

INNINGS REPORT: Bangladesh Women score 113 for 9 against Pakistan Women in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2016, Match 15 at Delhi

Live Cricket Score: Bangladesh Women 113/9 | Overs 20 | Batswomen: Panna Ghosh 1(2), Khadija Tul Kubra 0(0) | Pakistan Women have been quick and alert on field today which is why they have managed four run outs. The final one happened in the 20th over. Sidra Nawaz’s excellent fielding sent back Jahanara Alam back to the pavilion. Bangaldesh lost a wicket in the 18th over as well which was also a run out. Set batsman Fargana Hoque was dismissed for 36, leaving Bangladesh at 89 for 7. Later on it was Lata who took charge and her quick innings of 12 off 7 ensured Bangladesh at least crossed 100-run mark. OUT! Fargana Hoque run out Bismah Maroof/Nida Dar 36(37), OUT! Lata Mondal st Sidra Nawaz b Asmavia Iqbal 12(7), OUT! Jahanara Alam run out Sidra Nawaz 11(9)

Live Cricket Score: Bangladesh Women 86/6 | Overs 17 | Batswomen: Fargana Hoque 34(35), Jahanara Alam 4(2) | Two wickets in 2 overs and suddenly Bangladesh are 6-down after going steady in the last couple of overs. They have bagged 25 runs in the last four overs, recovering from a poor start. Pakistan’s Anam Amin was once again their pick of the bowlers, claiming two wickets in her 4 overs and giving away only 12 runs. OUT! Sharmin Akhter c Nida Dar b Sana Mir 19(34), OUT! Nigar Sultana run out Iram Javed/Nida Dar 0(3), OUT! Rumana Ahmed b Anam Amin 7(7), OUT! Fahima Khatun run out Bismah Maroof/Nida Dar 4(3)

Live Cricket Score: Bangladesh Women 51/2 | Overs 12 | Batswomen: Sharmin Akhter 16(30), Fargana Hoque 17(23) | Sharmin Akhter is really struggling at the moment, her strike rate is just over 50. Fargana Hoque is trying to get the runs coming but at the moment Pakistan look firm favourites.

Live Cricket Score: Bangladesh Women 36/2 | Overs 8 | Batswomen: Sharmin Akhter 13(18), Fargana Hoque 6(11) | Bangladesh are going nowhere at the moment. The Pakistan Women have bowled well, but Bangladesh are not quite batting fluently either. At the moment it is a bit of a laid-back approach.

Live Cricket Score: Bangladesh Women 23/2 | Overs 5 | Batswomen: Sharmin Akhter 6(8), Fargana Hoque 1(3) | Sharmin Akhter has not faced a ball for 3 overs now, and she has had to see two of her teammates get dismissed. Fargana Hoque is the new player in. Anam Amin and Asmavia Iqbal have taken the wickets. OUT! Sanjida Islam c Sidra Nawaz b Anam Amin 1(5), Salma Khatun b Asmavia Iqbal 10(1)

Live Cricket Score: Bangladesh Women 11/0 | Overs 2 | Batswomen: Sharmin Akhter 6(8), Sanjida Islam 1(4) | The Bangladesh Women are off to a sedate start. Pakistan Women will be searching for a couple of early wickets. Anam Amin and Asmavia Iqbal have opened bowling.

TOSS: Bangladesh decide to bat first.

Both teams have some exciting cricketers in the line-up, with the likes of Jahanara Alam, Nigar Sultana, Ayasha Rahman, Sanjida Islam, Shaila Sharmin, Fahima Khatun, Fargana Hoque, Khadija Tul Kubra, Ritu Moni, Rumana Ahmed, Salma Khatun, Lata Mondal, Nahida Akter, Panna Ghosh, and Sharmin Akhter in Bangladesh and Sana Mir, Nida Dar, Sidra Nawaz, Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Asmavia Iqbal, Ayesha Zafar, Bismah Maroof, Sadia Yousuf, Sidra Ameen, Diana Baig, Iram Javed, Muneeba Ali, Nahida Khan, and Nain Abidi in the Pakistan team.

This is the fifth edition of the ICC Women’s World T20. The tournament began on March 15 and will end with the final on April 3. There are only 10 teams in the tournament: Australia, England, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, and Ireland. Once again the Women’s version of the tournament is being played simultaneously alongside the men’s tournament.

Squads:

Bangladesh Women: Jahanara Alam(c), Nigar Sultana (wk), Ayasha Rahman, Fahima Khatun, Fargana Hoque, Khadija Tul Kubra, Lata Mondal, Nahida Akter, Panna Ghosh, Ritu Moni, Rumana Ahmed, Salma Khatun, Sanjida Islam, Shaila Sharmin, Sharmin Akhter.

Pakistan Women: Sana Mir (c), Sidra Nawaz (wk) Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Asmavia Iqbal, Ayesha Zafar, Bismah Maroof, Diana Baig, Iram Javed, Muneeba Ali, Nahida Khan, Nain Abidi, Nida Dar, Sadia Yousuf, Sidra Ameen.

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