Monday, October 1, 2012

ICC Women’s T20: Pakistan snatch one-run victory against India
Pakistan Women’s team on Monday defeated India by a run in low scoring thrilling game of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World T20 played here at Galle International Stadium. In reply to Pakistan’s 98 runs, India were managed to score 97 runs for the lost of eight wickets in 20 overs. Team India needed 3 runs on the last ball of the game but N Niranjana was run out while running for the third run. Nida Dar played key role in the winning by taking three wickets for just 12 run in her four overs while Bismah Maroof took two wickets. Earlier, Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. They managed to score only 98 runs for the lost of nine wickets. Skipper Sana Mir and middle order batswomen Nain Abidi showed some resistance against Indian bowling attack. Sana Mir was the top scorer with 26 runs and Nain Abidi made 25. India’s Rasanara Parwin, Jhulan Goswami and Anuja Patil took 2 wickets each. Pakistan will take on South Africa in a play-off match on October 3.

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