Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat. Pakistan scored 149 runs in total in 20 overs by losing 4 wickets. It was the highest score made by Pakistan against India in T20 World Cup. Bismah Maroof hit half century and scored 68 runs in 55 balls, while Ayesha Naseem played 25 balls and scored 43 runs in the innings.
India scored 151 runs by losing 3 wickets and secured the match. India lost an early wicket of Yastika Bhatia, which was followed by the wicket loss of Shafali Verma and Harmanpreet Kaur. Richa and Jemimah conquered over the good partnership and pushed the India to the winning boundaries. In the 18th over, Richa hit the 3 consecutive boundaries which was followed by Jemimah in the 19th over and declared the winning of India. Jemimah scored her half century off 38 balls in the match. This was her 10th century in her T20 career.
Jemimah was declared man of the match. India will play its next match on 15th Feb 2023 against West Indies. In Group B, India proceeds to rank 2 with today’s victory, England is on rank 1 and Pakistan is on rank 4.
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