Pakistani girls win first match at Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup
Pakistan Under-19 Women Cricket Team defeated Rwanda by eight wickets in their opening match of the ICC Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup in South Africa.
Pakistan’s Areesha Noor picked up two wickets, whereas Anosha Nasir, Syeda Aroob Shah and Zaib-un-Nisa picked up one wicket each as Rwanda scored only 106 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs.
Pakistan’s Zaib-un-Nisa showed great presence of mind as she dismissed Shakila Niyumuhoza at the non-striker’s end.
In response, Pakistan’s Eyman Fatima played a match winning knock of 65 runs to guide Pakistan to a comfortable win.
Current captain of Pakistan’s senior women’s team Bismah Maroof also appreciated the young girls on their performance.
Former captain Sana Mir also tweeted a picture with the young girls and wrote they were happy after the opening victory.