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West Indies ladies’s cricket staff received the three-match ODI sequence towards Pakistan after beating the house aspect within the second match on the Nationwide Financial institution Stadium, Karachi, on Sunday.

After profitable the primary match by a whopping 113 runs, the guests maintained their high kind and trounced the Inexperienced Shirts to win the sequence with one match nonetheless to play.

Regardless of a powerful begin to the match because the guests have been within the driving seat, Pakistan’s late comeback within the match dragged it to the final over the place Fatima Sana virtually received it for them however an edge on the final ball received it for the visiting staff.

Skipper Hayley Matthews stepped up as soon as once more and scored 44 runs coming as an opener. She was essential to West Indies’ sturdy begin as regardless of dropping her companion Rashada Williams, she continued to play with the identical intent.

Following Hayley’s departure, Shemaine Campbelle took cost of the batting and scored 52 runs on 73 balls. Nevertheless, she was not alone in main West Indies to the victory as Stafanie Taylor high scored for the profitable with 73 runs.

Down the order, Chinelle Henry contributed a worthwhile 23 runs on simply 20 balls with the assistance of three boundaries.

For Pakistan, skipper Nida Dar took 4 wickets, whereas Umme Hani bagged two. Fatima and Sadia Iqbal picked one every.

Batting first, Pakistan didn’t get off to a fantastic begin as their opener, Muneeba Ali was bowled by Chinelle Henry within the second over after scoring simply two runs.

Nevertheless, after the preliminary scare, the house aspect bounced again with Sidra Ameen and Bismah Maroof combining for an 80-run partnership. The previous was eliminated simply after finishing her half-century, dropping her wicket to Afy Fletcher within the twenty first over.

Bismah stayed on the crease however following Sidra’s departure, she couldn’t discover a batting companion to construct a protracted partnership with as Sadaf Shams, skipper Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz and Fatima Sana all walked again to the pavilion after failing to attain appreciable runs.

Pakistan received the much-needed help down the order with Najiha Alvi scoring 25 runs on 28 balls, which helped the house aspect rating 223 runs earlier than they have been all out in 48.5 overs.

For West Indies, Chinelle and Karishma Ramharack picked three wickets every, Afy Fletcher received two whereas skipper Hayley Matthews bagged one.

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