New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 103 runs and knocked it out of Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) Girls’s U19 T20 World Cup on the JB Marks Oval in Potchefstroom on Tuesday.
New Zealand batted first and posted an honest 178 runs on the scoreboard earlier than limiting Pakistan to 75 runs in 20 overs.
Pakistan’s openers, Shawaal Zulfiqar and Eyman Fatima, have been despatched again to pavilion for a duck by Anna Browning and Tash Codyre. Shawaal fell prey to Browning on the primary ball of the innings.
In the meantime, Warda Yousaf (5), Syeda Aroob Shah (9), and Laiba Nasir (4) could not attain double figures as their wickets fell rapidly.
Aliza Khan (11) and Areesha Noor (24) stood on the crease for a comparatively longer interval however the Kiwi bowlers did not give them the prospect to attain runs freely.
For the younger White Ferns, Codyre secured two wickets, whereas Browning and Wakelin bagged a wicket every.
Earlier, New Zealand posted a goal of 178 runs on the scoreboard.
Opening duo Anna Browning and Emma McLeod constructed a robust basis as they smashed 31 and 32 runs, respectively.
Georgia Plimmer was the star performer for the Kiwis as she smacked a sensational 53 runs off 38 balls, laced with 5 boundaries.
Nonetheless, the center order failed so as to add to the top-orders rating, in any other case, the full might’ve been a lot larger.
For Pakistan, Anosha Nasir claimed three wickets, Mahnoor Aftab took two wickets, whereas Rida Aslam and Syeda Aroob Shah took a scalp every.