Women americans’s World Cup: Pakistan beat West Indies by 8 wickets in Hamilton on Monday.© AFP
Pakistan ended their 18-match shedding run with an eight-wicket have interaction over the West Indies within the Women americans’s ODI World Cup right here on Monday. Spinner Nida Dar returned with spectacular figures of four for 10 to motivate Pakistan restrict West Indies to 89 for seven after opting to discipline within the rain-curtailed match which used to be reduced to 20-over-a-aspect affair due to damp outfield at Seddon Park.
Moreover Dar, Omaima Sohail (1/12), Fatima Sana (1/14) and Nashra Sandhu (1/24) picked up a wicket every as Pakistan produced an impressed bowling effort.
Opener Deandra Dottin (27) high-scored for West Indies, while Stafanie Taylor (18) and Afy Fletcher (12 no longer out) were the replace two Caribbean batters to obtain managed double digit rankings.
Chasing 90, Pakistan, who obtain up to now misplaced all their four suits to be placed on the underside of the eight-crew standings, misplaced opener Sidra Ameen (8) within the sixth over with their scorecard reading 22.
Muneeba Ali (37 off 43) and skipper Bismah Maroof then shared 35 runs for the second wicket sooner than the feeble departed with Pakistan still desiring 31 runs off 46 balls. Muneeba struck 5 boundaries at some stage in her knock.
Nonetheless Maroof (20 no longer out) performed sensibly without taking any risks and in Sohail’s (22 no longer out) company stitched unbeaten 33 runs for the third wicket to romp dwelling with seven balls to spare.
While the have interaction be a immense morale booster for Pakistan sooner than their closing two league video games, the defeat set West Indies’ semifinal hopes at a threat.
No topic the loss, West Indies still favor the third keep with six ingredients from six video games. Pakistan still are within the closing keep.
West Indies will face South Africa in their final league sport on March 24, while Pakistan will play England (March 24) and New Zealand (March 26) in their final two suits.
Rapid Rankings: West Indies: 87 for 7 in 20 overs (Deandra Dottin 27; Nida Dar 4/10).
Pakistan: 90 for 2 in 18.5 overs (Muneeba Ali 37, Omaima Sohail 22 no longer out, Bismah Maroof 20 no longer out; Shakera Selman 1/15).
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