Nahida Akter, born on 2nd March 2000, is a prominent figure in Bangladeshi cricket. This right-handed batter and slow left-arm orthodox bowler have been making waves in the world of international cricket.
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Nahida made her debut in international matches against Pakistan in a T20 match on 30th September 2015.
One of Nahida’s significant achievements came in June 2018 when she was part of Bangladesh’s squad that clinched their first-ever Women’s Asia Cup title.
In the same month, Nahida was named in Bangladesh’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament.
Her journey took another leap in October 2018 when she was selected for Bangladesh’s squad in the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament held in the West Indies.
Nahida’s impressive performances continued in August 2019 when she was named in Bangladesh’s squad for the 2019 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament in Scotland. She emerged as the leading wicket-taker for Bangladesh in the tournament with ten dismissals in five matches.
In November 2019, Nahida was once again named in Bangladesh’s squad, this time for the cricket tournament at the 2019 South Asian Games. The Bangladesh team won the gold medal, defeating Sri Lanka by just two runs.
The year 2020 marked another milestone in Nahida’s career when she was named in Bangladesh’s squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia.
In November 2021, Nahida’s exceptional skills were recognized when she was named in Bangladesh’s team for the 2021 Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament in Zimbabwe. In a memorable match against Zimbabwe, she achieved her first five-wicket haul in WODI cricket.
In January 2022, Nahida continued to be a valuable asset to Bangladesh’s cricket team, earning her place in the squad for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Cricket Qualifier tournament in Malaysia. In a match against Kenya during the tournament, she took her first five-wicket haul in WT20Is, with five wickets for just twelve runs.