Bangladesh earned their 2nd consecutive victory in the qualifying round of the Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket beating Kenya by 80 runs at Kinrara Academy Oval in Kuala Lumpur Wednesday.
With the day’s result, Bangladesh top the five-team list securing full four points from straight two matches while Sri Lanka and Scotland followed them with two points each playing one and two matches respectively.
Sent into bat first, Bangladesh scored 125 runs for 6 in stipulated 20 overs, despite losing their first 5 wickets for 50 runs.
Lower order Ritu Moni scored the Bangladesh highest and unbeaten 39 runs off 34 balls featuring three boundaries, number seven Salma Khatun contributed 32-ball 33 runs also with three fours while opener Murshida made 19-ball 26 runs hitting four hits to the fences.
Queentor Abel of Kenya grabbed three wickets for 14 runs.
Chasing a target of 126 runs, Kenya were bundled out for 45 runs in 12.4 overs against devastating bowling by spinner Nahida Akhter,
Nahida Akhter of Bangladesh grabbed five wickets conceding only 12 runs in her 3.4 over spell and was adjudged player of the match.