PAK A vs WI A: At the Ghani Glass Ground in Lahore, Pakistan A and West Indies A played their second one-day match. Before the third one-day match, the visitors equalled the series by beating the host team by three wickets after they pursued the target of 189 in the last over.
West Indies A elected to field first, which was in line with the first game’s toss outcome. Opening batsmen Eyman Fatima (25, 47b, 4x4s) and Shawaal Zulfiqar (32, 61b, 4x4s) combined for a 62-run partnership to get Pakistan A off to a great start in the PAK A vs WI A match.
Amid the innings, the home team’s scoring rate decreased and wickets fell quickly one after the other. The innings were stabilized by the important half-century made by veteran Sidra Nawaz. She scored four boundaries and fifty runs in eighty-five balls, helping her team to 188 for nine in fifty overs in the PAK A vs WI A match.
West Indies A vice-captain Ashmini Munisar, was the most effective bowler and finished with three wickets. Zaida James, who also claimed a wicket, and Qiana Joseph, who claimed two wickets, provided support for her.
Playing the captain’s knock, Rashada Williams amassed 71 runs in 94 balls, eight of which were boundaries. Zaida James (23, 58b, 1×4) and Shabika Gajnabi (25, 38b, 4x4s) were the other batsmen who helped the West Indies Women A reach 189 with one ball left in the PAK A vs WI A match.
During their pursuit, the touring team lost seven wickets, three of which came from Anosha Nasir’s stint, who was the best bowler in the second innings. Saima Malik, Humna Bilal, and Noreen Yaqoob all claimed a wicket apiece.
On October 29, at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan A and West Indies A will play their third PAK A vs WI A one-day encounter.
PAK A vs WI A: Brief Scores
Pakistan A 188-9, 50 overs (Sidra Nawaz 50, Shawaal Zulfiqar 32, Eyman Fatima 25; Ashmini Munisar 3-21, Qiana Joseph 2-30, Zaida James 1-31) lost to West Indies A 189-7, 49.5 overs (Rashada Williams 71, Shabika Gajnabi 25, Zaida James 23; Anosha Nasir 3-36, Noreen Yaqoob 1-35, Saima Malik 1-36, Humna Bilal 1-43) by 3 wickets.
Player of the match – Rashada Williams (West Indies A)