West Indies gained by 19 runs towards Pakistan at Leicester on DLS technique.
Within the rain-hit match, Pakistan scored 117 on the lack of three wickets in 24 overs, within the chase of 245 runs. Center order batter Javeria Khan scored unbeaten fifty eight runs. Nahida Khan scored forty off eighty two balls earlier than giving her wicket to Anisa Mohammed.
Pakistan was looking for their first win of the Ladies`s World Cup 2017 after 5 consecutive losses.
A positive-footed century by Deandra Dottin – the quickest for West Indies in Ladies’s ODIs – and an excellent knock of ninety runs powered the Caribbeans to place 244 runs on board.
“I might fee it 10/10. It was an enormous achievement, being my first ODI century,” Dottin, the Participant of the Match, stated. We [Me and Stafanie Taylor] needed to put collectively a partnership and put a great complete on the board. I used to be simply taking it straightforward and enjoying every ball on benefit. The goal in my thoughts was to remain and bat full overs. After my skipper acquired out, I knew I needed to take over. After I scored my half-century and determined to take it up a gear. I’m fairly assured and searching ahead to the England recreation.”
Asmavia Iqbal took two wickets, whereas, Diana Baig and Nashra Sindhu bagged one wicket respectively.
Pakistan gained the toss and determined to bowl first towards West Indies in wet circumstances.
Windies kicked off the event with a forty seven-run win over Sri Lanka however have struggled to maintain their momentum, whereas Pakistan, with none win up to now, is out of this World Cup.
Pakistan, nevertheless, had defeated the Windies in a heat-up recreation at Leicester by chasing down 247.
Skipper Sana Mir was hopeful her group would come collectively to ship right now.
“We’ve performed actually good cricket in bits and items. It’s essential we deliver it into one match, and hopefully we will do it [today]. I actually consider on this staff. Typically in tournaments like these once you slip off or your type goes dangerous you’re taking a few matches to return again. The batters are wanting good within the nets in the present day, hopefully they will ship tomorrow,” she stated in an ICC media launch.
“It’s a new day. Their (Windies) and our group have modified since that (heat-up) recreation. We’re enjoying on a brand new wicket [today], and climate in England performs totally different position. We will’t take issues without any consideration. We now have to be sensible about it and use the circumstances to our benefit.”
West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor seems to be decided to win as nicely.
“We all know how necessary these video games are. We undoubtedly need to win and go house on a excessive. Pakistan haven’t gained a recreation, so it isn’t going to be straightforward for us. Pakistan are going to return with their spinners. We noticed that a little bit of that (towards Sri Lanka). We should always counter their bowlers nicely,” she stated.
“Pakistan has all the time been a preventing group. All of the groups assume that West Indies is the workforce you need to beat, so Pakistan is not any totally different.”
Pakistan: Sana Mir (capt), Ayesha Zafar, Nahida Khan, Marina Iqbal, Iram Javed, Javeria Khan, Syeda Nain Fatima Abidi, Sidra Nawaz (wk), Kainat Imtiaz, Asmavia Iqbal, Diana Baig, Waheeda Akhtar, Nashra Sandhu, Ghulam Fatima, Sadia Yousuf
West Indies: Stafanie Taylor (capt), Merissa Aguilleira (wk), Reniece Boyce, Shanel Daley, Deandra Dottin, Afy Fletcher, Qiana Joseph, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews, Anisa Mohammed, Chedean Nation, Akeira Peters, Felicia Walters, Subrina Munroe, Kycia Knight.
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