LONDON: Defending champions Australia and India overpowered New Zealand and Pakistan respectively within the matches between the neighbours to register their third successive victories within the ICC Ladies’s World Cup on Sunday.
Australia spoiled Suzie Bates’s a hundredth ODI by reaching the 220-run goal within the penultimate over for the lack of 5 wickets in Bristol, whereas India overcame a watchful and cautious batting show to efficiently defend a modest rating of 169 for 9 by bowling Pakistan out for seventy four to win by ninety five runs in Derby.
Elsewhere, England coasted to a cushty seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka when it chased down a 205-run goal with greater than 19 overs to spare in Taunton, whereas South Africa dismissed the West Indies for forty eight – the 17thlowest rating within the historical past of girls’s ODIs – earlier than overhauling the goal inside seven overs with all 10 wickets intact in Leicester.
After spherical three of seven, Australia and India are the one unbeaten sides within the event, whereas England and South Africa have gained two matches apiece. New Zealand are sitting on one victory whereas Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the West Indies are nonetheless looking for their maiden wins.
Bowlers dominated day seven of the ICC Ladies’s World Cup 2017 with India’s Ekta Bisht turning out to be the decide with figures of 10-2-18-5. South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk recorded figures of three.2-three-zero-four, her group-mate Marizanne Kapp completed with evaluation of seven-2-14-four, England’s Laura Marsh completed with 10-zero-forty five-four and Nashra Sandhu of Pakistan’s ended up with figures of 10-1-26-four.
Amongst the batters, Ellyse Perry of Australia, England’s duo of Heather Knight and Sarah Taylor, and New Zealand’s pair of Katie Perkins and Suzie Bates stroked spectacular half-centuries.
In a low scoring basic in entrance of almost three,000 spectators, India’s determination to bat first appeared to have backfired once they slumped to 114-6 after forty overs. Nevertheless, the eventual rating of 169 for 9 proved to be an excessive amount of for Pakistan as they have been bundled out for seventy four in 38.1 overs after slipping to fifty one-9.
In robust batting circumstances, Punam Raut with forty seven off seventy two balls inclusive of 5 fours completed as the highest scorer of the match. She was adopted by staff-mates Sushma Verma (33) and Deepti Sharma (28).
Pakistan’s prime scorer was captain Sana Mir (29), whereas opener Nahida Khan scored 23.
Bowling honours have been shared between India’s Ekta Bisht and Nashra Sandhu of Pakistan, who each recorded profession-greatest figures.
At Leicester: South Africa beat West Indies by 10 wickets.
WEST INDIES forty eight in 25.2 overs (C.N. Nation 26; D. van Niekerk four-zero, M. Kapp four-14, S. Ismail 2-sixteen); SOUTH AFRICA fifty one-zero in 6.2 overs (L. Lee 29 not out, L. Wolvaardt 19 not out).
At Taunton: England beat Sri Lanka by even wickets.
SRI LANKA 204-eight in 50 overs (G.W.H.M. Perera forty six, Okay.A.D.A. Kachana 34 not out, H.A.S.D. Siriwardene 33, M.A.D.D. Surangika 28, O.U. Ranasinghe 26; L.A. Marsh four-forty five, N.R. Sciver 2-32); ENGLAND 206-three in 30.2 overs (H.C. Knight eighty two, S.J. Taylor seventy four not out, L. Winfield 26; Okay.A.D.A. Kachana 2-38).
At Bristol: Australia beat New Zealand by wickets.
NEW ZEALAND 219-9 in 50 overs (Okay.T. Perkins fifty two, S.W. Bates fifty one, E.M. Bermingham 35, A.E. Satterthwaite 21; J.L. Jonassen three-33, M.L. Schutt three-forty); AUSTRALIA 220-5 in forty eight.four overs (E.A. Perry seventy one, M.M. Lanning forty eight, A.J. Blackwell 35 not out, B.L. Mooney 32, N.E. Bolton 26; A.M. Peterson 2-27, A.C. Kerr 2-forty two).
P.G. Raut c and b Nashra forty seven
S. Madhana lbw b Diana 2
D.B. Sharma c Sidra b Nashra 28
M. Raj lbw b Nashra eight
H. Kaur c Sana b Sadia 10
M.R. Meshram b Sadia 6
S. Verma c Diana b Asmavia 33
J. Goswami b Nashra 14
M. Joshi not out four
E. Bisht run out 1
Poonam Yadav not out 6
EXTRAS (B-four, LB-1, W-5) 10
TOTAL (for 9 wkts, 50 overs) 169
FALL OF WKTS: 1-7, 2-seventy four, three-ninety three, four-ninety four, 5-107, 6-111, 7-one hundred forty five, eight-159, 9-161.
BOWLING: Asmavia Iqbal 10-zero-forty six-1 (3w); Diana Baig 10-three-28-1; Nashra Sandhu 10-1-26-four (1w); Sana Mir 10-zero-34-zero; Sadia Yousuf 10-2-30-2 (1w).
Ayesha Zafar lbw b Bisht 1
Nahida Khan c Verma b Kaur 23
Javeria Khan lbw b Goswami 6
Sidra Nawaz lbw b Bisht zero
Iram Javed lbw b Bisht zero
Nain Abidi b Sharma 5
Asmavia Iqbal c Verma b Joshi zero
Sana Mir b Joshi 29
Nashra Sandhu c Joshi b Bisht 1
Diana Baig b Bisht zero
Sadia Yousuf not out three
EXTRAS (W-6) 6
TOTAL (all out, 38.1 overs) seventy four
FALL OF WKTS: 1-1, 2-eight, three-9, four-14, 5-24, 6-26, 7-forty four, eight-fifty one, 9-fifty one.
BOWLING: Goswami 5-zero-12-1; Bisht 10-2-18-5 (1w); Sharma 10-2-21-1 (1w); Joshi 6.1-2-9-2 (2w); Poonam Yadav 5-1-eight-zero; Kaur 2-zero-6-1.
RESULT: India gained by ninety five runs.
UMPIRES: G.O. Brathwaite (West Indies) and S. George (South Africa).
TV UMPIRE: P. Wilson (Australia).
MATCH REFEREE: R.B. Richardson (West Indies).
PLAYER-OF-THE-MATCH: Ekta Bisht.
Revealed in Daybreak, July third, 2017
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