Nahida Akter Sets New Record in Women’s ODIs for Bangladesh

Nahida Akter Shatters Records in Women's ODIs for Bangladesh

Nahida Akter Sets New Record in Women’s ODIs for Bangladesh

On Thursday, Nahida Akter’s impressive performance against Australia in Mirpur, where she claimed the wickets of Tahlia McGrath and Ashleigh Gardner, destabilized the Australian middle-order. This feat also established her as the leading wicket-taker for Bangladesh in Women’s ODIs.

The previous record was held by Salma Khatun, who had taken 52 wickets at an average of 22.69.

Nahida Akter has made history by becoming the first Bangladesh women’s player to win the ICC Player of the Month award. For more details, visit:

Since her debut in 2015 at the tender age of 15, Nahida has evolved into Bangladesh’s leading bowler. She is also the highest wicket-taker in the T20I format, with her 86 wickets at 16.15, surpassing Salma’s 84 wickets at 18.57.

In the ODIs, Nahida’s wickets have been taken at an average of 21.84, with an economy of 3.76. Recently, she has played a crucial role in securing Bangladesh’s victories over India, Pakistan, and South Africa.

Leading Wicket-Takers for Bangladesh in Women’s ODIs

Player Wickets in ODIs
Nahida Akter 53
Salma Khatun 52
Rumana Ahmed 50
Jahanara Alam 48
Khadija Tul Kubra 42

Australia began their tour of Bangladesh with a resounding victory in the first ODI. For more details, visit:

Despite Nahida’s economical spell in today’s match, Australia managed to overcome the Bangladesh challenge with relative ease. The tourists secured a 118-run win in the first ODI, thus taking a 1-0 lead in the series. This three-game ODI contest is part of the ICC Women’s Championship.