Women T20: Pakistan lose to Australia by 25 runs

Published: September 29, 2012
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Rain affects match. Australia declared winner by Duckworth-Lewis method. PHOTO: ICC

Rain affects match. Australia declared winner by Duckworth-Lewis method. PHOTO: ICC

The Pakistan women’s team lost to Australia by 25 runs in a rain-affected match during their World T20 Group A match in Galle on Saturday, reported CricInfo.

Australia scored 146 runs at the loss of five wickets. Australia’s Jess Cameron scored 42 runs off 28 balls hitting two sixes, while openers Alyssa Healy and Meg Lanning scored 36 and 16 respectively.

Pakistan’s Sadia Yousuf took two wickets while Sana Mir and Asmavia Iqbal took one wicket each.

Pakistan lost its first wicket in the very first over, second wicket in third over and the third wicket in the seventh over. However, rain delayed the match when Pakistan were stuck on 38 for 3 in the ninth over.

According to the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method, Pakistan were 25 runs behind Australia, thus resulting in Australia being declared the winner of the match.

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  • joyj
    Sep 29, 2012 - 6:36PM

    in other news: Saina Nehwal has become the richest Indian sportsperson ( after cricketers of course). The Indian badminton star recently signed a huge 40 crore dollar contract with a marketing company which also manages M.S.Dhoni .
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