In the second match of the Women’s T20 World Cup today, Pakistan defeated Ireland by 70 runs. Playing first, Pakistan scored 165 runs in 20 overs with the help of Muneeba Ali’s century, in response to which the entire team of Ireland was all out for 95 runs.
PAK vs IRE Women’s T20 World Cup Highlights
Today, the tenth match of the Women’s T20 World Cup was played between the women’s teams of Pakistan and Ireland at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Today Ireland captain Laura Delany won the toss and decided to bowl first. But this decision proved wrong for him.
The Pakistan team, which came to bat on the island’s invitation, scored 165 runs in the allotted 20 overs thanks to a brilliant century by opening batsman Muniba Ali. Muneeba Ali scored 102 runs in 68 balls which included his brilliant 14 fours.
Chasing the target of 166 runs, Ireland’s batsmen could not bear the pressure of the big target of 166 runs and the whole team got all out for 95 runs. Pakistan won the match by a huge margin of 70 runs.
PAK vs IRE Women’s T20 World Cup: Player of the Match
Pakistan opener Muneeba Ali was awarded the Player of the Match award for his brilliant century, scoring 102 runs in 68 balls with the help of 14 fours.
PAK vs IRE Women’s T20 World Cup: Full Match Highlights
Ireland captain Laura Delany won the toss, but decided to bowl first and invited Pakistan to bat first.
PAK vs IRE Women’s T20 World Cup: Pakistan Batting
Electing to bat after losing the toss, Pakistan got off to a very good start, with openers Muniba Ali and Javeria Khan providing a solid start to the team.
Both added 44 runs while batting, but due to miscommunication, the coordination between the two deteriorated and Javeria Khan was run out.
Pakistan’s team took full advantage of the first powerplay and scored 45 runs in six overs of powerplay, with this Pakistan completed their first 50 runs in 40 balls.
By the end of the drinks game, Pakistan had scored 71 runs in the first 10 overs losing 2 wickets, in which Muneeba Ali alone scored 45 runs. Nida Dar, who was batting with her, was batting on a personal score of 8 runs.
Soon Muniba Ali reached his half-century, he reached his half-century in 40 balls, in which he hit 6 fours.
Muneeba Ali and Nida Dar completed the 50-run partnership, which they completed in just 38 balls. Nida Dar added 28 runs and Muniba Ali added 25 runs in this partnership.
Pakistan’s 150 runs were also completed in the 19th over, these 150 runs were completed in 106 balls. Muneeba Ali also completed his century in the same over, he completed his century in just 66 balls and in this innings he also hit 14 fours.
In the same 19th over, there was also a century partnership for the third wicket between Muneeba Ali and Nida Dar. Both the batsmen completed this partnership in 66 balls and Muniba Ali scored 64 runs and Nida Dar scored 33 runs in this partnership.
Muniba Ali and Nida Dar scored the most runs for Pakistan, Muniba Ali scored 102 runs while Nida Dar scored 33 runs in 28 balls with the help of 2 fours and a six.
PAK vs IRE Women’s T20 World Cup: Ireland Bowling
Arlene Kelly took two wickets for Ireland, besides Leach Paul and Laura Delany took one wicket each.
PAK vs IRE Women’s T20 World Cup: Ireland Batting
Chasing a target of 166, Ireland did not get off to a good start, losing Amy Hunter for a total of 8 runs.
But after that Orla Prendergast and Gabby Lewis took the innings together and played some attractive shots in the power play overs. In the first 6 overs of the power play, Ireland scored 39 runs losing 2 wickets.
Ireland’s first 50 runs were completed in only 44 balls and after 10 overs of play, Ireland’s score was 58 runs for the loss of 3 wickets.
But after that as soon as the process of falling wickets started, it stopped only after the match was over. With wickets falling at regular intervals, Ireland’s middle batting order completely collapsed.
Ireland lost their last 7 wickets in just 35 runs and the entire Ireland team was all out for 95 runs in 16.3 overs. Pakistan won the match by a huge margin of 70 runs.
Ireland’s poor batting can be gauged from the fact that only 3 batsmen from Ireland reached double figures.
For Ireland, Orla Prendergast scored 31, Eimear Richardson scored 28 and Geba Lewis scored 10 runs. Apart from these, no Irish batsman could touch the figure of Dahai.
PAK vs IRE Women’s T20 World Cup:Pakistan Bowling
For Pakistan, Sara Sant took maximum four wickets. Apart from them, Sadia Iqbal and Nida Dar took two wickets each, Fatima Sana and Tuba Hasan took one wicket each.