Asia Cup: India beat Pak by 193 runs

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:53 IST

India scored a massive 193-run victory against Pakistan in the Asia Cup women's cricket limited overs match on Friday.

Karachi:

A double century partnership between Jaya Sharma and Anjum Chopra fashioned India's massive 193-run victory against Pakistan in the Asia Cup women's cricket limited overs match on Friday. Opening batswoman Jaya Sharma cracked an unbeaten 138 and Anjum Chopra notched up 86 not out to help the Indian eves post a daunting 289 for two after captain Mithali Raj elected to bat at the National Stadium. In reply, the hosts folded for 96 all out in 41.4 overs, with left arm spinner Neetu David returning economical three for seven in 7.5 overs of which five were maiden. Jaya and Anjum came together when India had lost two wickets, including skipper Mithali's, after a brisk start. Mithali struck three fours for a 30-ball 19, while Jaya and Anjum built on the foundation laid by their captain. The two added 229 runs for the unbroken third wicket with Jaya cracking 15 fours during her 203-minute knock. Anjum's 86 came fro 112 balls and contained seven fours and a six. (PTI)

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