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IN-W vs PK-W: Jemimah Rodrigues to Rescue as India beat Pakistan by 7 wickets

INDIA WOMEN vs PAKISTAN WOMEN 4th of Match ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 

Comfortable run chase for the Indians, as they beat Pakistan by 7 wickets inside 19 overs.

IN-W vs PK-W, Match Highlights: India women overcome the first huddle of the T20 World Cup after beating Pakistan women to take the two winning points. India after stopping Pakistan from scoring a huge total had a comfortable run chase to take the first points. 

India defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets, thanks to Radha Yadav, Pooja Vastrakar and Deepti Sharma they picked up wickets early on in the innings to disrupt the Pakistan batsmen early on but the Pakistani women were imminent and did not give up until the very end.

Skipper Maroof and Ayesha Naseem fought until the end as they carry the broken Pakistan ship to a defendable total of 149/4 in 20 overs. Skipper Maroof finished her innings with a 68-run knock from 55 balls (7 fours) and Ayesha Naseem finished her knock with 43 runs from 25 balls (2 fours, 2 six). 

IN-W vs PK-W: Pakistan with a booster to finish their Innings  

What a strong finish by Pakistan 58 runs in the final five overs.  It was the second-highest partnership for the fifth or lower wicket in the Women’s T20 World Cup, and it was their greatest score in T20 World Cups (86 runs).

IN-W vs PK-W: India players were in trouble at one stage but comfortable chasing down the target 

Indian openers Yastika Bhatia and Shafali Verma looked like starting the run chase pretty well as they both scored 38 runs but the party was spoiled by Sadia Iqbal in the 6th over. Later Shafali Verma followed her to the pavilion as she was dismissed by Nashra Sandhu in the tenth over. 

India needed 55 runs in the last 36 balls, India had Jemimah Rodrigues and Richa Ghosh on the field in the chase to win their first match for India. Jemimah Rodrigues was the standout player for India as she stood her ground tall in order to help India cross the line. 

Rodrigues finished her match-winning knock with 53 runs from 38 balls (8 fours). Richa Ghosh also played a crucial role in finishing the job for the Indian side, as she finished her knock with 31 runs from 20 balls (5 fours).

IN-W vs PK-W: Pakistan Bowlers Struggle to keep the Indian batsman in check

Nashra Sandhu was the highest wicket-taker for Pakistan as she picked up two wickets and conceded 15 runs in her four overs. On the other hand, Sadia Iqbal picked up one wicket in her four-over spell. No one else was really unable to keep the Indian batswomen in check as a result India won the match by 7 wickets.

IN-W vs PK-W: The final Nail biting finish to claim the first Victory

India needed 28 runs off the final 3 overs, the final destination was close for both teams and here in Newlands, Cape Town today Indian women came out on top as both Rodrigues & Richa’s knocks gave India the much-needed victory as India chased down the target inside 19 overs.

IN-W vs PK-W: Player of the Match

Jemimah Rodrigues received the player of the match for her incredible match-winning knock of 53 runs from 38 balls. 

IN-W vs PK-W: What’s Next?

India women will face West Indies in their second match of the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup on 15th Feb (Wednesday) at Newlands, Cape Town. While on the other hand, Pakistani women will face Ireland women on 15th Feb (Wednesday) at Newlands, Cape Town. 

Abhinandan Krishnan
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GROUP A

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IND33061.137
USA32140.127
PAK31220.191
CAN3122-0.493
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NZ2020-2.425

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NED3122-0.408
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