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Pakistan Women levels the T20I series in Lahore against Ireland Women

Pakistan Women vs Ireland Women
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Ireland Women is on a tour of Pakistan currently and a T20I series is running in Lahore as a part of the tour. The T20I series started on 12 November 2022 when it had its first match. In the first match of the T20I series, Ireland Women defeated Pakistan Women by 5 wickets (Match Report). The T20I series had its second match today 14 November 2022 where Pakistan Women beat Ireland Women by 6 wickets to level the series 1-1.

In the game played today, Pakistan Women won the toss and elected to field first.

Batting first, Ireland Women could make 118/7 in the first inning. Opener Amy Hunter from Ireland Women contributed the maximum number of runs by any batter in the game for the team as she scored 36 runs off 39 balls. Orla Prendergast, Rebecca Stokell and Eimear Richardson added 20, 17* and 15 runs respectively to the team in the game. Other batters couldn’t score runs in double-digits.

Bowling against Ireland Women, Pakistan Women utilized six bowlers in the game. Nida Dar and Nashra Sandhu took two wickets each while Fatima Sana and Omaima Sohail took a wicket each in the game. Pakistan conceded 15 extras to Ireland while bowling.

The team of Pakistan Women started the second inning with Javeria Khan and Muneeba Ali. Chasing the target of 119 runs, Javeria made 35 runs off 39 balls while Muneeba made 12 runs off 10 balls. While Nida Dar was run out at 28 runs of 25 balls, Ayesha Naseem and Aliya Riaz played not-out innings of 25(12) and 11(7) respectively as Pakistan Women beat Ireland Women by 6 wickets.

Bowling against Pakistan Women, Ireland Women utilized six bowlers in the game. The only bowler from Ireland Women to take a wicket in the game was Arlene Kelly for her single wicket of Muneeba Ali. Ireland conceded 8 extras to Pakistan while bowling.

After the game, Pakistan Women levelled the 3-match series 1-1. Nida Dar was the Player Of The Match in the series-levelling match. She performed 28(25) while batting and 2/19 while bowling in the game.