New Zealand vs Bangladesh Women's World Cup
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After suffering a defeat against South Africa in the opener of the ICC Women’s World Cup Bangladesh women’s team conceded a thrashing 9 wicket defeat against New Zealand on Monday in their second encounter in the marquee tournament.

Suzie Bates smacked a cracking unbeaten fifty that guided New Zealand to a thrashing 9 wicket victory for New Zealand Women’s team against Bangladesh in the ICC Women’s World Cup at Dunedin on Monday.

Suzie hit a 79 off 68 balls while Amelia Kerr struck an unbeaten whirlwind 47 off 37 balls to take New Zealand to 144-1 with 42 balls to spare.

Fariha Trisna took the lone wicket for Bangladesh.

With the bat, Fargana Hoque scored the highest 52 while Shamima Sultana ended with 33 to catapult 140-8.

Amy Satterthwaite claimed 3-25 while Frances Mackay and Hayley Jensen took one wicket each.

Sent to bat Bangladesh opener duo Shamima Sultana and Fargana added 59 runs in this stand but the partnership concluded when Shamimagave a catch to Lea Tahuhu for 33 off 36 balls by Frances Mackey.

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However, Fargana orchestrated the innings forming a 20, 27 run partnership with Rumana Ahmed and Subhana Mustary in the second and fourth-wicket stand respectively before she trapped run out bagging her eight fifty.

In reply New Zealand reached the target compensating only their opener Sophie Devine who was bowled for 14 by Salma Khatun.

In the second wicket stand, Suzie Bates and Amelia Kerr stood tall against the blows from the Bangladesh bowlers that powered them to breeze past the paltry 140 without any further damage.

Suzie hit eight boundaries on the way to her robust fifty.

With the consecutive two losses, the defending Asian champions are spotting the sixth position in the points table of the showpiece event.

Nigar Sultana and her troops will take on Pakistan in their third face-off on March 14 at Hamilton.

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