Women's T20 Asia Cup: Pakistan register record 147-run win against Malaysia

04:35 PM | 7 Jun, 2018
Women's T20 Asia Cup: Pakistan register record 147-run win against Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR - Pakistan thrashed Malaysia by 147 runs in the Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup on Thursday at Kinrara Academy Oval.

Sent into bat first, Pakistan scored 178 runs. Despite losing Nahida Khan in the very first over, Pakistan recovered from the early blow with a with a 37-ball 62 from captain Bismah Maroof.

Nida Dar smashed 27-ball 41 to lead the women in green to 177/5 in their 20 overs.

Their stand for the fourth wicket stand which was worth 85 helped Paksiatn put up a massive target of 178 with Maroof hitting six fours in her innings and Dar hitting three fours and a six.

In reply, the Malaysian women team were all out at 30 in 18.4 overs. Dar took four wickets for Pakistan to record a 147-run win against the hosts.

The win against Malaysia puts Pakistan top of the table with a fantastic net run rate of 2.602 for the time being.

Pakistan will play next game against India on Saturday. Women's T20 Asia Cup Tournament is being played in Malaysia, under the aegis of the Asian Cricket Council.

Six teams including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand and host Malaysia are participating in the event.