Nida Dar stars as Pakistan end their 18-match losing streak in ODI WCs

Nida Dar took 4 wickets for only 10 runs. Getty Images

Nida Dar took 4 wickets for only 10 runs. Getty Images

Pakistan snapped their 18-match losing streak in Women ODI World Cups after Nida Dar’s profession best 4/10 set off one more West Indies breakdown, restricting them to a pitiful 89/7 in a downpour shortened experience in Hamilton. After steady showers diminished the game to a 20-overs-a-side undertaking, left-arm spinner Anam Amin applied the strain on an accommodating track and Dar went through the West Indies batting that continued to attempt to hit right in the clear. Their joined count of 8-1-16-4 implied Pakistan required simply 90 to get their primary focuses.

What gave West Indies trust in their unassuming protection of 89 was that the pitch kept on offering abandon ball 1. In any case, Muneeba Ali got them rolling in the third over with consecutive limits – a legitimate trudge clear followed by a dirty four off an edge. Notwithstanding losing Sidra Ameen right off the bat in the pursuit, the opener figured out how to find the holes at times, assisting Pakistan with staying aware of the asking rate. It was anything but a chanceless thump, however her top-scoring exertion of 37 off 43 set the group a strong stage.

She fell following getting a support in the thirteenth over when West Indies bungled two times off a similar conveyance – first with the catch at cover and afterward an unnecessary defeat. Bismah Maroof and Omaima Sohail held hands with Pakistan requiring 37 off 45 and the pair ran perfectly between the wickets to clean it off with seven conveyances and eight wickets in excess, enrolling their first World Cup win in quite a while.

Prior in the day, West Indies disintegrated against Pakistan’s twist weighty assault, slithering to an unassuming 89/7 from their 20 overs after downpour postponed the beginning by over five hours. There was turn on offer, and an odd ball would likewise grasp yet West Indies lost wickets in a stack to discredit the energetic beginning. Deandra Dottin started with a whirlwind of limits – Diana Baig yielding each of the four of those across her two opening overs. In any case, T20 expert Anam Amin sneaked through a lady to end the four-over powerplay that started to cause significant damage before long.

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First to go was Hayley Matthews who top-edged Fatima Sana to in reverse point just after powerplay. From 22 off 21, Dottin consumed the following 14 conveyances for an expansion of only 6 to her score prior to popping a low return catch to Nida Dar off her absolute first conveyance of the evening. This came pretty much when West Indies had started turning the strike again after Amin completed her spell with the noteworthy figures of 4-1-6-0 to support the strain from one end.

Windies’ stagger started before long. Dar had Shemaine Campbelle confused for 7 preceding excusing Kycia Knight and Chinelle Henry off progressive conveyances in her last over to cover off a vocation best take of 4 for 10. Pakistan sacked an aggregate full go-around when Stafanie Taylor hit the exceptionally next ball back to one side of the bowler, Nashra Sandhu, who took a fine catch.

Reeling at 63 for 7, West Indies were saved the humiliation because of Fletcher who ideal dispatched a few overcooked conveyances from Sandhu to the fence to make it a 12-run penultimate over. A 11-run last over gave West Indies bowlers something to battle with on a precarious pitch, however by their own confirmation they fell 25-20 short.

Brief scores : West Indies 89/7 in 20 overs (Deandra Dottin 37; Nida Dar 4-10) lost to Pakistan 90/2 in 18.5 overs (Mubeena Ali 37; Shakera Selman 1-15) by 8 wickets. (Match reduced to 20 overs per side due to rain)

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