Colombo: Captain Sana Mir has led from the front to set up Pakistan’s six-wicket win in the final meeting between the two team against Scotland and advance to the Super Sixes of the 2017 World Cup, the ICC Women’s qualifiers.
Mir (five for 14) and newsletter Sandhu (three for 13) ran through the tertiary system and the average pack of Scotland’s 91 on the first ball of the 40 over. I got only three batters in double figures – the best being Katherine Brice and 15 – and the highest contribution, ironically, came in the form of 21 extras. Got Ghulam Fatima and Javeria Khan wicket apiece to wrap up the tail.
Kickstarter Nahida Khan and Nain Abidi chase with 40 long open position before losing four wickets in a block – all to medium pacer Gordon Christie, to add only 15 runs.However, Javeria Khan and Shah Rabia collapse stems and led Pakistan home with an unbroken stand of 39 for the fifth wicket.
Javeria hit unbeaten 35 from 43 balls while Rabia provided valuable support with 16 not out to help Pakistan win the game with more than 22 amounts to spare.
Dozens Brief: Scotland 91 in 39.1 overs (Catherine Brice 15, Sana Mir 5-14, 3-13 newsletter Sando) lost to Pakistan 94/4 in 27.1 overs (Javeria Khan 35 *, Nain Abidi 21; Christy Gordon 4-29) six wickets before.