Pakistan recorded their first win of the Women’s World T20 tournament with a 38-run win over Ireland at Providence last evening.
Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. They piled up 139-6 from their allotted overs anchored around a scintillating half century from their captain, Javeria Khan. Ireland replied with only 101-9 as the overs ran out.
During the post-match conference held on the dilapidated top floor of the media centre, where water was constantly leaking around the electrical wires, an emotional Irish captain, Laura Delany said it was frustrating to lose a match in which they had all confidence in chasing down the par target…..