BD-W vs AU-W, 1st ODI: Shere Bangla National Stadium Pitch Report, Dhaka Weather Forecast, ODI Stats & Records | Bangladesh Women vs Australia Women 2024

Bangladesh are gearing up to welcome Australia for the inaugural One Day International (ODI) of their highly anticipated three-match series, scheduled to commence on March 21. The stage is set at the iconic Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka, where cricket enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating an exhilarating contest between the two cricketing powerhouses.

The hosts, Bangladesh, enter the series fresh off the back of a closely contested battle against South Africa in the fifty-over format back in December. Despite putting up a valiant effort, Bangladesh succumbed to a 2-1 series defeat against the Proteas, making them keen to turn the tide in their favor against the visiting Australian side.

On the flip side, Australia arrive in Bangladesh boasting confidence following their recent triumph over South Africa in their own backyard. The Australian women’s team secured victory in their previous ODI series against the Proteas in January, clinching the battle with a 2-1 win. Buoyed by their success, the Australians are determined to maintain their winning momentum as they take on Bangladesh in what promises to be an enthralling series.

ODI Stats and Records at Shere Bangla National Stadium:

  • Total matches: 133
  • Matches won batting first: 59
  • Matches won bowling first: 70
  • Average 1st Inns scores: 220
  • Average 2nd Inns scores: 190
  • Highest total recorded: 370/4 (50 Ov) by India vs Bangladesh
  • Lowest total recorded: 58/10 (17.4 Ov) by Bangladesh vs India
  • Highest score chased: 330/4 (47.5 Ov) by India vs Pakistan
  • Lowest score defended: 105/10 (25.3 Ov) by India vs Bangladesh

Shere Bangla National Stadium Pitch Report:

Traditionally, the track at Shere Bangla National Stadium tends to offer significant assistance to spin bowlers. Batters need to maintain vigilance and concentration, especially when looking to accumulate runs. Choosing to bat first upon winning the toss is commonly perceived as the strategic move to enhance one’s chances of success at this venue.

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Dhaka Weather forecast:

The weather forecast for Dhaka anticipates predominantly cloudy skies with a minimal 5% chance of rainfall. Temperatures are forecasted to remain at approximately 27 degrees Celsius, accompanied by humidity levels of around 58%. Furthermore, a mild breeze, traveling at a speed of 8 kmph, is expected to persist throughout the match.

BD-W vs AU-W, Probable Playing XIs:

Bangladesh Women: Nigar Sultana (c & wk), Murshida Khatun, Fargana Hoque, , Ritu Moni, Shorna Akter, Sobhana Mostary, Fahima Khatun, Marufa Akter, Sultana Khatun, Nahida Akter, Rabeya Khan

Australia Women: Alyssa Healy (c & wk), Phoebe Litchfield, Ellyse Perry, Beth Mooney, Grace Harris, Tahlia McGrath, Ashleigh Gardner, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham, Alana King, Kim Garth

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