Ireland Women will face Bangladesh Women in 2nd T20 of the series at Dublin on Friday. Bangladesh won the first T20 by four wickets in a low-scoring game.
Jahanara Alam was the star for Bangladesh Women in the first game with 5 for 28. With the bat then, Nigar Sultana made an impressive 46, while Fahima Khatun’s unbeaten 26 took them over the line off the last ball.
For Ireland, Isobel Joyce top-scored with 41, but they need more from their batswomen who managed only 134 for 8. The bowlers for hard for Ireland with Eimear Richardson and Gaby Lewis claiming two wickets each but it was far from enough.