Thursday, 2 December 2021

New Zealand eliminate Pakistan from ICC Women’s World Cup

South Africa v India - ICC Women's World Cup 2017

TAUNTON: Pakistan made their exit from Women’s World Cup after they suffered their fifth consecutive loss in the tournament on Saturday, Samaa reported.

Pakistan suffered an eight-wicket defeat at the hands of New Zealand at Taunton.

Pakistan, electing to bat first, were bowled out after scoring 144 runs.

DERBY, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Sana Mir of Pakistan (2L) celebrates with team mates after taking a catch to claim the wicket of Harmanpreet Kaur of India during the ICC Women's World Cup match between India and Pakistan at The 3aaa County Ground on July 2, 2017 in Derby, England. (Photo by Dave Thompson-IDI/IDI via Getty Images)

Captain Sana Mir scored 50 runs from 86 balls with the help of four boundaries while Nahida Khan and Ayesha Zafar contributed 18 and 17 runs with the bat respectively.

New Zealand Hannah Rowe grabbed three wickets for the Kiwis while Lea Tahuhu, Leigh Kasperek and Amelia Kerr took two wickets each. Sophie Devine also took a wicket.

New Zealand chased the target of 145 in 15 overs with eight wickets to spare.

Devine scored a powerful knock of 93 runs from 41 balls with seven boundaries and nine sixes to her name.

South Africa v India - ICC Women's World Cup 2017

Amy Satterthwaite made 38 runs from 42 deliveries with the help of six fours.

Nashra Sandhu and Diana Baig took one wicket each for Pakistan.

Rowe was named Player of the match.

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