Fahima Khatun, born on November 2, 1992, is a prominent figure in Bangladeshi women’s cricket.
Bowling stats of Fahima Khatun
In May 2018, during a 50-over tour match in South Africa, she showcased her bowling prowess by taking an astounding eight wickets for just five runs in ten overs, leaving a lasting impression.
She etched her name in the record books as the first cricketer from Bangladesh to achieve a hat-trick in a Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) match.
Glory in the Women’s Asia Cup
Fahima was a vital part of Bangladesh’s squad that achieved a historic victory in June 2018 by winning their first-ever Women’s Asia Cup title in the 2018 Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup tournament. She got selected in the squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament.
During a tournament match against the United Arab Emirates on July 10, 2018, Fahima accomplished a remarkable feat by taking her first hat-trick in WT20Is, solidifying her reputation as a rising star in women’s cricket.
In October 2018, she was named in Bangladesh’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament held in the West Indies. Her journey continued as she was selected for Bangladesh’s squad in the 2019 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament in Scotland.
She was in Bangladesh’s squad for the cricket tournament at the 2019 South Asian Games, where the team secured a thrilling victory against Sri Lanka in the final and won the gold medal.
A Journey to Remember
Fahima’s cricketing journey reached new heights when she was named in Bangladesh’s squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia.
Fahima’s cricketing endeavors continued as she was named in Bangladesh’s team for the 2021 Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament in Zimbabwe. Her skills and dedication were further recognized when she was selected for Bangladesh’s team in the 2022 Commonwealth Games Cricket Qualifier tournament in Malaysia.
Balancing Education and Cricket
Notably, Fahima Khatun is not just a cricketing star but also a dedicated student. She is pursuing her education in the Law department at Islamic University, Bangladesh, located in Kushtia.
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