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Fargana Hoque of Bangladesh takes a shot against Australia at the Women's World Cup.

At the Basin Reserve for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022, Bangladeshi players Fargana Hoque and Rumana Ahmed made history for their country.

In the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 at the Basin Reserve on Friday, Bangladesh’s Fargana Hoque and Rumana Ahmed made history for Bangladesh. First-inning Bangladesh scored 135-6 in 43 overs, which was the maximum amount allowed by rain. There were no big scores from Fargana Hoque this time around, but her eight-run innings moved her passed the milestone of 1000 ODI runs. The achievement made Fargana Hoque the first female Bangladeshi to reach the 1,000-run mark in one-day internationals.

After taking Tahlia McGrath out, leg spinner Rumana Ahmed became the first Bangladeshi woman to capture moreover 50 wickets in one-day international cricket.

Australia beat Bangladesh by five wickets in the match. As the Asian team failed to deal with the Australian spinners, all-rounder Lata Mondal top-scored with a superb 33.

Before Sharmin Akhter and Nigar Sultana fell to Jess Jonassen, Fargana Hoque was removed for 8 runs by Annabel Sutherland.

A 33-run partnership between Rumana Ahmed and Mondal and Khatun’s unbeaten fifteen at the crease appeared secure as Bangladesh pushed hard in the last stages of their innings to boost their run rate.

Due to their victory over Pakistan, Australia is the only team remaining in the competition to have gone undefeated and atop the standings.

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