Pakistan beats IndiaPakistan Women defeated the host nation by two runs via the D/L method in Group B match of the World T20 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.

A disciplined bowling from Pakistan women team restricted India to 96 runs for seven wickets at the end of first innings, with Veda Krishnamurthy (24) being the top scorer. However, no other batsman was able to cross the individual mark of 20 runs for India.

For Pakistan, Asmavia Iqbal gave a brilliant performance on the field after being involved in two run-outs for the national side.

Opener Sidra Ameen’s run-a-ball 26 paved the way for an easy chase for Pakistan which was disrupted by showers in the sixteenth over. The match was unable to continue due to heavy rain and Pakistan won by two runs using Duckworth–Lewis method.

Earlier, Pakistan skipper Sana Mir earlier won the toss and elected to bowl on a slow pitch. Her decision paid off as the hosts were unable to stand their ground due to Pakistan’s fierce bowling attack.

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