Deandra Dottin’s all-round brilliance demolishes Pakistan

West Indies girls 216 for five (Dottin 96, Taylor 58, Imtiaz Three-59) beat Pakistan girls 70 (Nahida 23, Dottin Three-14, Fletcher Three-17) by 146 runs

Deandra Dottin demolished Pakistan within the first ever girls’s ODI to be performed on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium, with a dominant 96 and three for 14. Her all-round brilliance handed Pakistan a 146-run drubbing and West Indies two championship factors.

West Indies secured the victory after Pakistan misplaced 9 for 24 to be dismissed for 70 of their chase of 217. Javeria Khan had stood in as captain instead of Bismah Maroof who was rested after she was hit on the jaw whereas making an attempt to catch the ball on the eve of the sport.

Dottin’s disdainful all-round present adopted a productive T20I sequence by which she struck 158 runs and took three wickets. On Thursday, after West Indies had laboured to 25 for 1 within the Powerplay, she bailed her aspect out of hassle. Dottin’s opening companion Kycia Knight, although, was bowled for an 18-ball duck within the sixth over by Sana Mir.

Dottin, nevertheless, discovered ready help from the returning captain Stafanie Taylor, who had opted out of the T20I sequence in Karachi that West Indies received 2-1. They introduced up the staff fifty within the 22nd over, after which within the subsequent over, Dottin reduce free to smash Umaima Sohail for 11 runs.

The pair placed on a 146-run stand, West Indies’ fifth highest in ODIs. They attacked offspinner Nida Dar and left-arm spinner Nashra Sandhu within the 37th and 38th overs, earlier than medium-pacer Kainat Imtiaz had Taylor holing out to Sidra Ameen within the 40th over for an enterprising 97-ball 58, her first worldwide fifty in practically a yr.

Dottin muscled eight fours and two sixes in her 139-ball knock, however was denied 100 by Imtiaz, who ended with Three for 49. After Dottin’s departure, contrasting cameos from Shermaine Campbelle (26* off 30 balls) and Chinelle Henry (18* off 9 balls) hauled West Indies previous 200.

In reply, Pakistan folded for 70 in 29.5 overs. After they misplaced Sidra Ameen for a duck within the second over, Nahida Khan, the opposite opener, top-scored with a 47-ball 23. Nonetheless, she needed to retire harm after being hit on the visor of her helmet. Quickly after, Dottin bowled the No. four batsman Sohail for a golden duck, within the 17th over, triggering a full-blown collapse. With Aimen Anwar opting to not bat after sustaining a hamstring damage throughout West Indies’ innings, Pakistan’s chase had a untimely finish.

Like Dottin, Afy Fletcher contributed handsomely in scripting Pakistan’s downfall, choosing up Three for 17 in eight.5 overs.