Salma Khatun dismissed Meg Lanning for a eight-ball duck.© Instagram
Regardless of sustaining their unbeaten run within the league stage of the continued ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup, Australia had a giant scare of their current win in opposition to Bangladesh on Friday. Chasing a goal of 136 runs, Australia misplaced 5 wickets for simply 72 runs. It was solely after the arrival of Beth Mooney that the world no. 1 workforce managed to get previous the ending line. After the match, captain Meg Lanning said that her workforce was put underneath stress. The skipper was additionally dismissed for an eight-ball duck, dropping her wicket to spinner Salma Khatun. On the fourth supply of the eighth over, Khatun tossed up a supply, on off stump. Lanning tried to defend it but it surely handed the skin edge to hit the off stump. Such was the brilliance of the supply that the commentator exclaimed, “That has gone via the defenses of Meg Lanning!”
Posting the spotlight on Instagram, ICC captioned it as, “”We’re all barely in a little bit of shock right here.” Salma Khatun’s ripper to dismiss Meg Lanning is the most recent within the @bookingcom Finest Wickets sequence of #CWC22″.
Right here is the video of Khatun’s “ripper” to dismiss Lanning:
Mooney smashed an unbeaten knock of 66 runs off 75 balls to seal the win in a match the place innings had been decreased to 43 overs attributable to climate situations.
Aside from Mooney, Annabel Sutherland additionally made an important contribution and registered an unbeaten knock of 26 runs off 39 deliveries, as Australia managed to succeed in 136 for 5 in 32.1 overs.
Khatun was in wonderful type and took three wickets in 9 overs, conceding solely 23 runs. In the meantime, Nahida AKter and Rumana Ahmed bagged a dismissal every.
Initially, Bangladesh posted 135 for six in 43 overs with Lata Mondal top-scoring with a knock of 33 runs off 63 balls.
Opener Sharmin Akhter additionally performed a knock of 24 runs off 56 balls.
Ashleigh Gardner and Jess Jonassen took two wickets every for Australia’s bowling division. Megan Schutt and Annabel Sutherland scalped a dismissal every.
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