New Delhi. Pakistan’s cricket team has made a spectacular comeback in the Women’s T20 World Cup. After losing their first match to India, Pakistan faced Ireland in the second match. Pakistan opened its account in the points table by registering a thumping victory in this important match. In this memorable victory of Pakistan, there was a big contribution of wicketkeeper-opener Muneeba Ali, who scored a blistering century. This is the first century of a batsman in the current T20 World Cup. Muneeba has also become the first female batsman of Pakistan to score a century in T20 International cricket.
Left-handed batsman Muneeba Ali scored a 66-ball century against Ireland in the Group B match on Wednesday. He completed his century with six. Muniba, who scored 102 runs in 68 balls, hit 14 sixes during this period, she is the sixth female batsman to score a century in the T20 World Cup. Batting first, Pakistan scored 165 runs for 5 wickets.
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Irish team piled on 95 runs
Chasing the target of 169 runs, the Ireland team could not even play the full 20 overs and got bundled out for 95 runs in 16.3 overs. Only 3 batters of Ireland could touch the figure of ten. From Pakistan, Nashroo Sandhu sent a total of 4 players to the pavilion after spending 18 runs in his 4-over spell. Two wickets went to the account of Sadia Iqbal and Nida Dar.
Pakistan’s open account in point table
This is Pakistan’s first win in two matches. With this victory, he got two points and he is at number three in Group B after England and India. In this group, England and India have won both their opening matches. Australia is at number one in the points table of Group A with 4 points.
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Tags: ICC T20 Women’s World Cup, Pakistan, Women’s T20 World Cup
FIRST PUBLISHED : February 16, 2023, 09:38 IST