NEW DELHI (Staff Report) – That’s a nine-wicket win, that should help with net run-rate calculations.
Here in Delhi, Amin walks off with the biggest smile anyone could ever have. Struck her maiden fifty in a World Cup. Maroof lets her lead, but Amin trots back to her partner and they walk off together to shake hands with the Bangladesh team.
Pakistan’s best partnership in Women’s World T20 – 99 unbeaten runs in a superbly controlled chase.
Pakistan women will face Bangladesh in the Women’s World T20 Cricket Cup at Delhi while Australia will take on Sri Lanka at the same venue here on Thursday.
Earlier, Pakistan beat arch-rival India and lost to West Indies by four runs in their first game in Chennai
The Bangladesh women are already out of contest after losing all three matches so far.
All-rounder Javeria Khan will miss today’s match. She was ruled out of the tournament before the match against India with a broken jaw, an injury caused by a bouncer during World T20 opener against the West Indies.
Sidra Ameen, Bismah Maroof and Sana Mir, the captain, will now be attempting to take onus of their injured colleague.
Bangladesh Women: Jahanara Alam (capt), Ayasha Rahman, Fahima Khatun, Fargana Hoque, Salma Khatun, Khadija Tul Khubra, Lata Mondal, Nahida Akter, Nigar Sultana (wk), Panna Ghosh, Ritu Moni, Rumana Ahmed, Sanjida Islam, Shaila Sharmin, Sharmin Akhter.
Pakistan Women: Sana Mir (capt), Bismah Maroof, Ayesha Zafar, Nida Dar, Sadia Yousuf, Nain Abidi, Sidra Nawaz, Aliya Riaz, Sidra Ameen, Sania Khan, Iram Javed, Asmavia Iqbal, Nahida Khan, Muneeba Ali, Anam Amin.