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Bangladesh register maiden women’s cricket world cup win

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Bangladesh's first win in the Women's Cricket World Cup. Bangladesh won the first match of the ongoing Women's World Cup by defeating Pakistan by 9 runs in their third match of the ongoing tournament.

Opener Shamima Sultana and Sharmin Akhter scored 37 runs in the opening over after losing the toss at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Sharmin was dismissed for 44 runs. After that Fargana Hoque made a partnership of 96 runs with the captain Nigar Sultana. Nigar returned with 46 runs but Fargana saw the ninth half-century of her career.

The highest 71 runs in the innings came from the batter's willow.

Pakistan got off to a good start with Nahida Khan and Sidra Ameen's 91-run opening stand.

Sidra became the first Pakistani to score a century in the World Cup. But Bismah Maroof's team was knocked out of the match after losing 5 wickets only for five runs from 183 to 188 in the bowling cannon of Fahima and Rumana.
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