SL set Bangladesh 198-run target in Women’s WC Qualifier

Bangladesh need 198 runs to win against Sri Lanka in their last Super Six match of the 2017 Women's 50-over World Cup Qualifier

Bangladesh, fielding first after winning the toss, restricted the Lankans to 197 for nine wickets in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Chamari Atapattu top-scored with 84 off 114 balls, featuring eight fours and a six. All-rounder Salma Khatun was the most successful Bangladesh bowler with three wickets.

Earlier, Pakistan and South Africa had progressed to the Super Six, alongside Bangladesh, from Group B.

Meanwhile in Group A, India, Sri Lanka and Ireland went through to the Super Six. Among these six teams, the top four sides will qualify for the World Cup, scheduled to be held in England in June.

Bangladesh began their Super Six campaign by beating Ireland by seven wickets on Wednesday before losing against India on Friday.

Australia, New Zealand, host England and the West Indies have already qualified for the World Cup as the top ranked teams.

source: Dhakatribune

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