England registers massive win over Pakistan, keeps their hopes alive for semifinal spot

England moves to third position in the points table. Image : Getty

England moves to third position in the points table. Image : Getty

Britain Women destroyed Pakistan Women by nine wickets in Christchurch on Thursday (March 24) to stay on track for a spot in the Women’s World Cup elimination rounds. Picking to bowl first, England shot out Pakistan for only 105 preceding pursuing down the objective inside 20 overs to bring a tremendous success. They presently need to beat Bangladesh in their last association experience to arrive at the last four.

The reigning champs made a fantasy start when Katherine Brunt bowled an outswinger first ball that took Nahida Khan’s external edge through to slip. To add to their troubles, Pakistan lost Bismah Maroof to an unnecessary run out in the fourth finished. Sidra Ameen struggled hard for a 77-ball 32 however England utilized the initial they had gotten by tearing through the Pakistan batting request.

Brunt added two additional wickets to her kitty to get done with a three-wicket pull that would help her certainty big time heading into the business end of the competition. The veteran pacer had an unseemly competition until this game, getting only a singular wicket in five games.

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From 79/5, Pakistan imploded pretty speedy as Sophie Ecclestone went through the tail, getting three wickets in three progressive overs to skittle out the batting side for only 105. Despite the fact that triumph was solidly in sight after their bowling endeavors, England lost Tammy Beaumont right on time for only 2 as she was caught lbw by Diana Baig.

Be that as it may, there were no hiccups in the pursuit as Danielle Wyatt went on a limit hitting binge and tracked down great help from captain Heather Knight at the opposite end. The couple stayed unbeaten and took care of business in the twentieth over of the innings with Wyatt dashing to an unbeaten 76 off only 68 balls.

Brief score : Pakistan Women 105/10 in 41.3 overs (Sidra Ameen 32; Katherine Brunt 3/17, Sophie Ecclestone 3/18) lost to England Women 107/1 in 19.2 overs (Danielle Wyatt 76*, Heather Knight 24*; Diana Baig 1/14) by 9 wickets.

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