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Bangladesh miss title for 4-run

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Update: 2014-09-26 04:25:00
Bangladesh miss title for 4-run

DHAKA: Pakistan women cricket team defeated Bangladesh women by four runs in the Asian Games women's final at Yeonhui Cricket Ground, Incheon on Friday.

The tigresses failed to reach 43 runs simple target with 7-over. They scored 38 runs for nine in the required overs.  

After a halt due to rain, in Duckworth/Lewis method, Bangladesh had been asked to score 43 in 7 overs to win the nation's first ever women's gold at the Asian Games.

Earlier, heavy rains had halted the start of Bangladesh women’s batting in the match after a fine bowling performance by bowlers which helped restrict Pakistan women to 97 for six in 20 overs.

Bangladesh bowlers Rumana Ahmed bagged two tickets while Jahanara, Salma, Fahima Khatun took one wicket each and another was ran out.

Earlier in the day, Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.

Bangladesh Women Team

Shahanaz Parvin, Ayasha Rahman, Fargana Hoque, Lata Mondal, Salma Khatun*, Rumana Ahmed, Shaila Sharmin, Jahanara Alam, Panna Ghosh, Fahima Khatun, Nuzhat Tasnia†, Shohaly Akther, Sharmin Akhter, Sanjida Islam, Khadija Tul Kubra

Pakistan Women Team

Marina Iqbal, Javeria Khan, Bismah Maroof, Nain Abidi, Qanita Jalil, Nida Dar, Asmavia Iqbal, Sidra Nawaz†, Sadia Yousuf, Sana Mir*, Sumaiya Siddiqi, Aliya Riaz, Sania Khan, Kainat Imtiaz, Anam Amin

BDST: 1443 HRS, SEP 26, 2014

** Rains delay Bangladesh batting
** Pak set 98-run target for Bangladesh
** Bangladesh picks up 5 Pak wickets
** Pakistan facing Bangladesh bowlers

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