Rajshahi move to final of Nat'l Women's Cricket League

Rajshahi move to final of Nat’l Women’s Cricket League


Dhaka – Rajshahi district team reached in the final of the 8th Women’s National Cricket League as the 2nd team beating Dhaka District by 19 runs in the semifinal at Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Friday.Batting first Rajshahi scored 188 for 9 in 50 overs spurred by the opening stand contribution of 117 in 34.4 over between Sharmin Sultana and Aka Mollik.Sharmin made a half century of 67 runs while Aka (46) fell short of four runs to add another half century for the side. Lily Rani captured four wickets for 32 runs in 10 overs for the losing side.Chasing 189 runs, Dhaka finished at 169 for all in 48.1 overs with opener Shamima Sultana’s top-scoring 82 runs. Sharmin Akter was another notable scorer with 48 runs.Player of the match Bristi Roy captured four wickets for economic 19 runs in 10 overs for the winners.Rajshahi will play the final against Khulna, the side confirmed their final berth eliminating Sylhet by 7 wickets in the first semifinal on Thursday.UNB news agency


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