India vs Pakistan, Women's T20 World Cup Highlights: Jemimah Rodrigues Stars As India Open Campaign With Win vs Pakistan
IND vs PAK Women's T20 World Cup: Top knocks from Jemimah Rodrigues and Richa Ghosh, propelled India to a seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the Group B match at the 2023 Women's T20 World Cup
India vs Pakistan Women's T20 World Cup Match Highlights: Top knocks from Jemimah Rodrigues and Richa Ghosh, propelled India to a seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the Group B match at the 2023 Women's T20 World Cup. Opted to bat first, Pakistan lost some initial wickets but a half-century from Bismah Maroof and an unbeaten knock of 43* runs from Ayesha Naseem, guided them to a total of 149/4 in 20 overs. Later, India lost an early wicket of Yastika Bhatia, which was followed by the dismissals of Shafali Verma and Harmanpreet Kaur. However, Jemimah struck an unbeaten partnership with Richa Ghosh (31*) and brought up her ninth T20I half-century off 38 balls, to take India across the line with an over to spare. For Pakistan, Nashra Sandhu scalped two wickets and leaked only 15 runs in 4 overs. (SCORECARD)
India Women (Playing XI): Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Richa Ghosh(w), Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Renuka Thakur Singh
Pakistan Women (Playing XI): Javeria Khan, Muneeba Ali(w), Bismah Maroof(c), Nida Dar, Sidra Ameen, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Fatima Sana, Aiman Anwer, Nashra Sandhu, Sadia Iqbal
Here are the Highlights of the Women's T20 World Cup Match between India and Pakistan straight from Newlands, Cape Town
- 21:42 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: India win by 7 wicketsWhat a moment!!! Jemimah Rodrigues smashes a brilliant boundary on Fatima Sana's delivery and takes Team India to a seven-wicket victory in the Group B match of the ongoing Women's T20 World Cup. With the boundary, Jemimah also brings up her 9th T20I half century off 38 balls.
- 21:40 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!! India inch closer to victory as Jemimah Rodrigues gets another boundary on Fatima Sana's delivery. She perfectly times it and hits a sweep shot to get a boundary.
- 21:36 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Back-to-back foursRicha Ghosh unleashes her fury on Aiman Anwer as she smashes three back-to-back boundaries on her delivery. The first one comes after she finds a gap between the third man and the deep backward point. The second comes after she places a shot towards the third man while she lofts a cover drive in the gap for the third one.IND 135/3 (17.4 overs)
- 21:30 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Richa Ghosh keeps the hope alive for India as she gets another boundary on Nida Dar's delivery. Ghosh gets down on one knee and hammers a shot towards the off-side and steals four runs.IND 114/3 (16.2 overs)
- 21:27 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: India need 41 off 4 oversThe match is turning out to be a nail-biting thriller as India need 41 runs off 24 balls to win. Jemimah Rodrigues (33*) and Richa Ghosh (9*) are standing unbeaten at the crease.IND 109/3 (16 overs)
- 21:25 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Richa Ghosh joins the party and hits a brilliant boundary on Sadia Iqbal's delivery. Ghosh bends down on one knee makes a good use of the vacant backward square leg region. Good batting from Ghosh.IND 107/3 (15.2 overs)
- 21:21 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURIndia goes across the 100-run mark in style after Jemimah Rodrigues smashes a brilliant boundary on Fatima Sana's delivery. Jemimah perfectly sweeps it over the fine leg and gets four runs.IND 101/3 (14.3 overs)
- 21:18 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: OUTOUT!!! Nashra Sandhu gives another breakthrough to Pakistan as she gets the big wicket of Harmanpreet Kaur for 16. Harmanpreet tries to play a slog sweep but ends up giving a simple catch to Bismah Maroof at the third man. Big blow for India as they lose their third wicket.IND 93/3 (13.3 overs)
- 21:12 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Dar redeems herselfAfter getting hit for a boundary on the very first delivery, Nida Dar makes a good comeback and leaks only three runs in the next five deliveries. India still need 58 runs off 42 balls to win the match.IND 92/2 (13 overs)
- 21:10 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Jemimah Rodrigues gets another boundary on Nida Dar's delivery. Jemimah unleashes a slog sweep towards the long-on and gets four runs from Dar. The fielder fails to stop the ball from going across the boundary rope.IND 89/2 (12.1 overs)
- 21:06 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Harmanpreet Kaur continues her carnage and thrashes Fatima Sana with another boundary. She bends down on one knee and hammers a shot between the keeper and the fielder at 45. With this, Fatima leaks 11 runs off the over.IND 78/2 (11 overs)
- 21:03 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!! Harmanpreet Kaur finally opens her arms and smashes a boundary on Fatima Sana's delivery. She perfectly places a pull shot towards the long-off and gets four runs. India aim to chase the target after losing two wickets .IND 72/2 (10.2 overs)
- 21:01 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: India moving cautiouslyAfter 10 overs, Team India's score read at 67/2 with Jemimah Rodrigues (15*) and Harmanpreet Kaur (1*) standing unbeaten at the crease. India still need 83 off 60 balls to win the match.IND 67/2 (10 overs)
- 20:57 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Harmanpreet comes to the creaseAfter the sudden dismissal of Shafali Verma, skipper Harmanpreet Kaur comes to the crease and join hands with Jemimah Rodrigues. India still need 85 runs off 63 balls to win the game.IND 65/2 (9.1 overs)
- 20:54 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: OUTOUT!!! India face another blow as Nashra Sandhu scalps the wicket of Shafali Verma for 33. Verma hammers a shot for a huge maximum but Aiman Anwer's jumps and takes a stunning catch and shows Verma the exit door. Superb fielding from Anwer as India lose their second wicket in the chase.IND 65/2 (9.1 overs)
- 20:49 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Jemimah Rodrigues gives strong support to Shafali Verma with another boundary on Aiman Anwer's delivery. She perfectly places a shot towards the third man and steals four runs. Good piece of batting from Jemimah.IND 61/1 (8.2 overs)
- 20:46 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Seven-ball overNida Dar had to bowl a seven-ball over after her sixth delivery pitched up outside off. Jemimah Rodrigues makes a brilliant use of the opportunity and smashes it for a boundary.IND 53/1 (7 overs)
- 20:45 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Good over from DarPakistan finally have a decent over as Nida Dar leaks only 6 runs and controls the flow of runs. India are looking in a good shape despite the wicket of Yastika Bhatia. India still need 101 runs off 78 balls.IND 49/1 (7 overs)
- 20:40 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Shafali Verma keeps the momentum towards the Indian side with a brilliant boundary on Sadia Iqbal's delivery. Verma makes a perfect use of the flat delivery and hammers it over the mid-off and gets four runs.IND 43/1 (6 overs)
- 20:38 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: OUTOUT!!! Pakistan finally take a sigh of relief as Sadia Iqbal scalps the wicket of Yatika Bhatia for 17. Bhatia tries to go for a big shot towards the extra cover but Fatima Sana takes a brilliant catch as India lose their first wicket in the chase.IND 38/1 (5.3 overs)
- 20:36 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Shafali Verma uses her strength and smashes another boundary on Nida Dar's delivery. She perfectly places a shot between the long-on and the deep mid-wicket and steals four runs as India move ahead strongly in the chase.IND 32/0 (4.5 overs)
- 20:32 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! After surviving an LBW appeal, Shafali Verma hits a boundary on Sadia Iqbal's delivery. Verma turns out to be lucky as the ball touches the edge and dodges the slip and goes across the boundary line.IND 27/0 (3.5 overs)
- 20:28 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Yastika Bhatia hits her second boundary of the night and this time Aiman Anwer becomes her prey. Bhatia places a shot towards the fine leg as the ball goes for a boundary. Good batting from Yastika.
IND 21/0 (3 overs)
- 20:27 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Good fielding from Nida DarYastika Bhatia smashes a shot towards the long-on, which looks like a simple boundary but Nia Dar makes a fantastic attempt and stops the ball from cross the boundary rope. Beautiful piece of fielding from Dar as she saves two crucial runs for Pakistan.IND 17/0 (2.4 overs)
- 20:21 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: India off to a good startIndia score 8 runs off the first over and gets off to a good start in the chase of 150 runs against Pakistan. Yastika Bhatia smashes a four off Fatima Sana's delivery and India aim to chase the target.IND 8/0 (1 overs)
- 20:18 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Yastika Bhatia gets off the mark in style as she hits a brilliant boundary on Fatima Sana's delivery. Bhatia patiently waits and perfectly times the shot to get four runs. What a terrific start for India.IND 4/0 (0.2 overs)
- 20:15 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: We are backHello and welcome back to second innings of the Group B match between India and Pakistan. India are chasing a huge target of 150 runs after Bismah Maroof smashed 68* runs while Ayesha Naseem scored 43*. Yastika Bhatia and Shafali Verma will be the opening pair for India.
- 20:14 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Here's what Radha Yadav said after the inningsFeeling good. Today, we wanted to bowl in good areas but a couple of misfields here and there. I was just trying to bowl in good areas. Ayesha was going after us, so I was trying to keep in the blockhole. Like any other game, we wanted to give it our best. We’ve done well, now our batting needs to perform. We need to play according to the ball
- 20:10 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Milestone alert!!This is Pakistan's highest total in a T20I match against India. Bismah Maroof and Ayesha Naseem shone to propel Pakistan to a good total in the Group B match of the Women's T20 World Cup.
- 20:08 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Pakistan 149/4 in 20 oversTop knocks from Bismah Maroof (68*) and Ayesha Naseem (43*) guide Pakistan to a total of 149/4 in 20 overs. For India, Radha Yadav scalps two wickets and leaks only 21 runs in her four-over spell. Apart from her, Deepti Sharma and Pooja Vastrakar take one wicket each. India now need 150 runs to win from 120 balls.
- 20:05 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: SIXFOUR!!! Ayesha Naseem nears her fifty as she hits another maximum on Deepti Sharma's delivery. Naseem goes for a big shot but fails to find a good distance. However, she turns out to be lucky as Harleen Deol spills the ball over the boundary and it goes for a six.PAK 143/4 (19.2 overs)
- 20:02 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: DroppedWhat have you done Radha!!! Ayesha Naseem tries to play a big shot on Rajeshwari Gayakwad's delivery but the mishit goes up in the air. The ball looks like landing safely into the hands of Radha Yadav but she drops it and Naseem gets a new life. Naseem dropped on 35*.PAK 135/4 (18.5 overs)
- 19:59 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!!! Bismah Maroof is just unstoppable today as she hits another boundary on Ayesha Naseem's delivery. Maroof places s hot towards the leg-side and steals four runs. Brilliant piece of batting.PAK 133/4 (18.3 overs)
- 19:57 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: India are 2 overs behind the over-rateThe Harmanpreet Kaur-led side are two overs behind the over-rate. They could be punished with one more player inside the circle.
- 19:54 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Fifty for MaroofPakistan skipper Bismah Maroof brings up her half-century in style as she hits a brilliant boundary on Pooja Vastrakar's delivery. She takes 45 balls to cross the 50-run mark and scores her 12th half-century in the shortest format. Brilliant batting from the skipper.PAK 120/4 (17.1 overs)
- 19:52 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Good over from GayakwadAfter Renuka Singh conceded 18 runs in her over, Rajeshwari Gayakwad leaks only 7 runs off the previous over and controls the run flow. Bismah Maroof (46*) and Ayesha Naseem (33*) are standing strong for Pakistan.PAK 116/4 (17 overs)
- 19:45 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!! After smashing a six, Ayesha goes on to hit a brilliant boundary on Renuka Singh's delivery. She perfectly lofts a shot between the long-on and long-off fielder and steals four runs. With this, Pakistan cross the 100-run mark.PAK 102/4 (15.3 overs)
- 19:42 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: SIXSIX!!! Ayesha Naseem changes the gear and smashes a huge maximum on Renuka Singh's delivery. She hammers it over the long-off as the ball goes sailing over the fence for a six. Brilliant batting from Ayesha.PAK 98/4 (15.2 overs)
- 19:39 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Radha leaks 8 runsBismah Maroof and Ayesha Naseem are steadily taking Pakistan ahead in the game as they score 8 runs off the previous over, bowled by Radha Yadav. In the remaining five overs, Pakistan will eye a decent total.PAK 91/4 (15 overs)
- 19:36 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: 9 runs off the overPooja Vastrakar concedes 9 runs off the previous over after Ayesha Naseem hits a boundary. With the six overs remaining, Pakistan are now at 83/4 after 14 overs.