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Pakistan Women’s ODI World Cup Participation Uncertain Following Defeat in Series Against England

Pakistan women's team lost the third and final match of the series against England on Wednesday by 178 runs

Pakistan Women’s ODI World Cup participation gets uncertain after losing the third and final match of the series against England by 178 runs on Wednesday in Chelmsford.

Pakistan team has played all their matches in the Women’s Championship.

The Girls in Green currently have 17 points while Sri Lanka and West Indies have 14 respectively.

Three ODI Championship matches between Sri Lanka and West Indies will be played next month and whichever team wins the two matches will take precedence over Pakistan.

Nida Dar-led side was bundled out for 124 runs while chasing a 303-run target in the third match.

Muneeba Ali (47) and Aliya Riaz (36) were the only notable Green Team performers.

The host bowlers shined with Sophie Ecclestone taking three wickets for only 15 runs. Lauren Bell and Nat Sciver-Brunt bagged two wickets each. Charlie Dean and Kate Cross took a wicket each.

While batting first, England scored 302 runs at the loss of five wickets as Sciver-Brunt struck a magnificent 124 runs off 117 balls with 14 fours and two sixes.

Sciver-Brunt was aided by Danni Wyatt, Alice Capsey and Maia Boucier who scored 44 (42), 39 (42) and 33 (33) respectively.

Umm-e-Hani took two wickets while Diana Baig, Nida Dar and Fatima Sana claimed one wicket each.

Pakistan lost the first ODI of the series by 37 runs while the second ODI was washed out due to rain after just 6.5 overs of play.

They also suffered a terrible defeat in the T20I series 3-0.

Saman Siddiqui

I am a freelance journalist, holding a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and an MS in Peace and Conflict Studies, associated with the electronic media industry since 2006 in various capacities. Here at OyeYeah, I cover a range of genres, from journalism to fiction to fashion, including reviews, and fact findings. 

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