Bangladesh 167 for 3 (Hoque 62, Murshida 54, Sandhu 2-27) won Pakistan 166 for 9 (Ameen 84*, Nahida 3-26) for seven wickets
Ameen hit only three fours in his knock and finished with a strike rate of 58.74. He added 65 for the opening wicket with Sadaf Shamas (31 off 61 balls), but Pakistan failed to form partnerships in the middle order. While the opening part required 116 balls for their stand, the second wicket stand between Ameen and Muneeba Ali was worth 28 off 70 balls.
At 93-1, Pakistan could never find the momentum and finished with a low total. All the middle-order batsmen were bowled out for single digits and only Diana Baig, batting at number 9 and scoring 11 for 9, scored at a strike rate of over 100. Nahida Akter, once again, was the tormentor in boss. her finishing with 3 for 26 in ten overs.
Bangladesh’s response was slow but firm. Both Hoque and Murshida had strike rates in the fifties, but they never let Pakistan into the game. Left-arm spinner Nashra Sandhu then struck twice in two overs to nullify the openers. But Captain Nigar Sultana once again radiated calm and ended the chase in the company of Sobhana Mostary.