Dottin blitz helps West Indies brush previous Pakistan in sequence opener

Dottin blitz helps West Indies brush past Pakistan in series opener

West Indies girls 160 for two (Dottin 90*, Nation 50*) beat Pakistan girls 89 (Maroof 38, Connell Three-29) by 71 runs

West Indies girls started their tour of Pakistan in a dominant trend, with a 71-run win over the hosts within the first T20I in Karachi on Thursday. Half-centuries from Deandra Dottin and Chedean Nation led the cost with the bat, with the previous placing a belligerent unbeaten 90, after which the bowlers all contributed with wickets to dismiss Pakistan for 89 in 18 overs.

Having opted to bat, West Indies got a brisk begin by Dottin, who had scored 29 of the group’s complete of 41 by the top of the Powerplay. As soon as Shemaine Campbelle was run out for four, Dottin and Nation went on so as to add 109 runs in 11.four overs at a strike fee of practically 9.5. Whereas Dottin struck eight fours and 4 sixes in her 60-ball innings, Nation introduced up her half-century within the remaining over of the innings, off 35 balls with 4 fours and two sixes.

Pakistan’s chase of 161 hinged on a robust begin, however West Indies’ new-ball pair of Shakera Selman and Shamilia Connell curbed the hosts early on. In 18 overs of their innings, Pakistan, the truth is, had just one over which yielded greater than ten runs, however even there, 5 runs got here within the type of wides. Captain Bismah Maroof performed a lone hand, scoring 38 off 37 balls, and was the ninth wicket to fall, having batted with out a lot assist from the highest and center order. Connell took Three for 29 whereas Dottin pitched in with 1 for 18.