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Pakistan women loses T20 Home series to Ireland

Ireland beat Pakistan by 34 runs

Pakistan women cricket team has lost T20 Home series to Ireland!

Ireland beat Pakistan by 34 runs to win the three-match T20I series 2-1 at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday.

Batting first the visiting side managed to score 167-4 in 20 overs.

While chasing the target of 168 to win, only three Pakistan batters managed to score into double figures and the side were all out for 133 in the 19th over.

Right-handed opening batter Javeria Khan was the top-scorer for the home side with 50 off 37, laced with seven fours.

Meanwhile, all-rounder Nida Dar was other top scorer for her side, by putting up a 24-ball 26 with the bat, which included one four and a six.

Fatima Sana, down the order could only smashed two boundaries in her 10-ball 14.

For Ireland, captain Delany and Arlene Kelly grabbed three wickets each, while Jane Maguire took two wickets for 26.

Right-handed batter Gaby Lewis for her match winning innings was declared player of the match.

Lewis also topped the batting chart with 144 runs in the three-match T20I series and was named player of the series.

Scores in brief:

Ireland beat Pakistan by 34 runs

Ireland: 167-4, 20 overs (Gaby Lewis 71, Amy Hunter 40, Orla Prendergast 37)

Pakistan: 133 all out, 18.5 overs (Javeria Khan 50, Nida Dar 26, Fatima Sana 14; Arlene Kelly 3-19, Jane Maguire 2-26).

 

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