Women's World T20: Dominant England register 68-run win, end Pakistan's semi-final chances

hidden, Mar, 28 2016

Chennai: A dominant England engineered Pakistan's ouster from the women World Twenty 20 with a comprehensive 68-run win in a Group B match, in Chennai on Sunday.

Pakistan needed to win today's contest to remain in semifinal race but their defeat has sent West Indies in the final-four.

It was England's fourth straight win while Pakistan won two and lost as many matches. West Indies finished second in Group B with three wins.

Engalnd Women's Cricket team's batsman during their win over Pakistan. PTI

Engalnd Women's Cricket team's batsman during their win over Pakistan. PTI

England posted a challenging 148 for five, built around skipper Charlotte Edwards' unbeaten 77. Along with fellow opener Tammy Beaumont (37) she gave a flying start to her team as they raised a 68-run stand in quick time.

Charlotte lost a few teammates from the other end but she she kept scoring at a good pace, steering the side to a winning total.

Pakistan's off-spinner Nida Dar took three wickets for 21 runs in her four overs while pacer Asmavia Iqbal took the other two wickets.

England were impressive when they came out to defend as they bundled out Pakistan for a mere 80 in 17.5 overs.

Only four Pakistani batswoman managed double-digit scores with Nida Dar's 16 being the highest.

Laura Marsh took three wickets and conceded only 12 runs in her four overs.

Brief Scores:

England Women: 148 for 5 in 20 overs. (Charlotte Edwards 77 not out, Tammy Beaumont 37; Nida Dar 3/21).

Pakistan Women: 80 all out in 17.5 overs (Nida Dar 16, Nahda Khan 15; Laura Marsh 3/12).


Published Date: Mar 28, 2016 | Updated Date: Mar 28, 2016

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4717 115
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115