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Bangladesh claims Women's Asia Cup T20 victory
Dhaka, 10 June, Abnews: Bangladesh beat India by three wickets in a thrilling final to lift Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup on Sunday.
 
The Tigresses took victory with two runs in the last ball. India had made 112 for 9 put into bat first.
 
Bangladesh bowlers Khadija Kubra and Rumana Ahmed scalped two wickets each as India posted a lowly 112/9 at the end of the innings.
 
 
Top-order batter Harmanpreet Kaur played a fighting captain's knock as the wickets kept on falling from the other end.
 
Kaur fell prey to Khadija in the final ball of the innings, her 42-ball knock was laced with seven boundaries and no hits over the fence.
 
Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and decided to field first in the match against India.
 
Teams:
 
Bangladesh XI: Shamima Sultana (wk), Ayasha Rahman, Fargana Hoque, Sanjida Islam, Fahima Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Nigar Sultana, Rumana Ahmed, Salma Khatun (c), Khadija Tul Kubra, Nahida Akter
 
India XI: Mithali Raj, Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Anuja Patil, Jhulan Goswami, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Ekta Bisht, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav
 
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