Sport Digest, The – Bangladesh’s women’s cricket team clinched a memorable victory over the six-time Asian champion India by three wickets in the T-20 Asia Cup final at Kinhara Oval, Kuala Lumpur.

Summary

  • Bangladesh’s women’s cricket team clinched a memorable victory over the six-time Asian champion India by three wickets in the T-20 Asia Cup final at Kinhara Oval, Kuala Lumpur.
  • A sense of déjà vu gripped the cricket fans of Bangladesh in the final over, since the Bangladesh men’s team was in similar situations in the Asia Cup final against Pakistan in 2012 and in ICC T20I World Cup against India in 2016, where they faced heart breaking narrow defeats on both occasions.
  • The popularity of cricket rapidly grew in this country when Bangladesh qualified for the World Cup for the very first time in 1997.
  • Bangladesh women’s cricket is continuing to remain in the margins facing deprivation in training, academic and financial facilities.
  • This performance will enforce the board to think separately about the structures and the infrastructural build up for Bangladesh women cricket.


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