Women’s Asia Cup T20: India lose to Bangladesh in Final

Kuala Lumpur: Six-time record defending champions India suffered a three-wicket defeat against Bangladesh in the final of the Women’s Asia Cup cricket tournament at the Kinrara Academy Oval here on Sunday.

After India scored 112/9, thanks to Harmanpreet Singh’s 56, Bangladesh managed to get over the line in the final ball of their innings. Other Indian batters struggled against Bangla bowlers as Rumana Ahmed and Khadija Tul Kubra scalped two wickets each.

Chasing 113 to win, Nigar Sultana and Rumana Ahmed scored 27 and 23 respectively for Bangladesh. Poonam Yadav’s four-wicket haul went in vain for the Indians in the final game today.