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Women Emerging team won against Proteas

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Emerging team
Hosts Bangladesh won the second match of the five-match ODI series against the South African women's emerging team. Nigar Sultana, who was dismissed quickly in the previous match, scored a great century in the match. The hosts won by 7 wickets at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. With 27 balls to spare in the great pair of Nigar-Rumana, the Tigeresses reached the target of 197 runs. Bangladesh went ahead by 2-0 margin in the series.

The Proteas won the toss and elected to bat. They scored 196 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs. Opener Andrie Steyn gave a great innings of 80 runs off 118 balls. Salma Khatun bowled Stein and deprived her of a century. Anneke Bosch played 42-run innings from 58 balls in the middle order. Besides, no one else could touch twenty runs mark. Nahida Akhter and Ritu Moni took 3 wickets each. Salma Khatun took 1 wicket.

Batting in reply, Bangladesh lose their first wicket for 16 runs. Sharmin Sultana returned for 7 runs. Another opener Murshida Khatun (21) was dismissed for 38 runs. Then Nigar Sultana and Farzana Hoque made a pair of 44 runs. Farzana was out for 15 but Nigar remained unbeaten on 101 * off off 135 balls with 11 boundaries.

Nigar Sultana got Player of the match award.

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