Ireland miss out on Women’s T20 World Cup after loss to Bangladesh
Ireland could only manage 85 in qualifier semi-final in Dundee
Captain Laura Delaney was joint top-scorer with 25 in Ireland’s innings. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho
Ireland hopes of reaching the Women’s T20 World Cup are over after a four-wicket defeat to Bangladesh in Thursday’s qualifier semi-final match in Dundee.
Ireland were bowled out for just 85 as Fahima Khatun’s three for 18 did the damage.
Captain Laura Delany and Eimear Richardson offered a degree of resistance as joint-top scorers with 25, putting on 30 for the sixth wicket.
Ireland 85 (20 ovs) (L Delany 25, E Richardson 25; F Khatun 3-18), Bangladesh 86-6 (18.3 ovs) (S Islam 32no; O Prendergast 2-11). Bangladesh won by 4 wkts.