Sunday, India’s women beat Pakistan in a Group A match that was interrupted by rain at Edgbaston Stadium. With the win, Pakistan was kicked out of the Games. The game started late, so each team only had 18 overs. Pakistan won the coin toss and chose to bat first. The Pakistanis only got 99 runs, and India bowled them out in their second innings. This was after they lost their first game to Australia. Pakistan was in the lead after the first batter, Muneeba Ali, hit 32 runs in 30 balls. He hit three fours and one six. India eliminates Pakistan from Commonwealth Games is news of the day. Read out the complete details down below with us!
India eliminates Pakistan from Commonwealth Games
Aliya Riaz helped the team because she hit two fours in her 22-ball score of 18. Bismah Maroof batted third and got an 18 with two hits over the fence in 22 balls. Omaima Sohail and Ayesha Naseem, who both played in the game, each had ten runs. Also, spinners Sneh Rana and Radha Yadav from India did a lot of the damage (2-15 and 2-18 respectively). India reached their goal in the 12th over, even though they still had two wickets to lose. Smriti Mandhana made an unbeaten 63 with eight fours and three sixes. Shafali Verma got a nine-ball 16 by hitting two fours and a six. Thus, in 16 balls and 14 runs, Sabbhineni Meghana hit two fours. Leg-spin bowlers Tuba Hassan and Omaima Sohail each took one wicket.
Pakistan lost for the second time in the tournament and is now out of the running to make it to the semi-finals. Pakistan’s first game was against Barbados, and they lost by 15 runs. Nida Dar, Pakistan’s best all-rounder, was out of action with a concussion and couldn’t be picked. Plus, Nida got hit in the head during the first game, which was against Barbados. Also a representative from the PCB said that she is doing fine, but that she will be watched for the next five days. So, Pakistan lost to Barbados by an innings, and Nida Mushtaq scored a fifty without any breaks. Thus, Smriti Mandhana was named the player of the match because she scored 50 points.