Sidra shines in PCB Blasters victory

September 19,2019

ISLAMABAD: Sidra Ameen scored a patient 89-ball 44, which included five fours, while Nashra Sandhu took two wickets as PCB Blasters defeated PCB Dynamites by seven runs in the second match of...

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ISLAMABAD: Sidra Ameen scored a patient 89-ball 44, which included five fours, while Nashra Sandhu took two wickets as PCB Blasters defeated PCB Dynamites by seven runs in the second match of National Triangular One-Day Women Cricket Championship 2019 at the Lahore Gymkhana Ground on Wednesday, says a PCB release.

Chasing 163 to win the match, PCB Dynamites were bowled out for 155 in the last over.

Kainat Imtiaz hit a 105-ball 56 with seven fours, while captain Nida Dar was the other notable run-getter for the losing team with a 32-ball 33 — that included three fours and two sixes.

For PCB Blasters, Nashra Sandhu and Aliya Riaz took two wickets apiece, conceding 25 and 46 runs, respectively.

Earlier, PCB Blasters won the toss and elected to bat first. In the allotted 50 overs, they scored 162 for eight.

Sana Mir was the pick of the bowlers for PCB Dynamites with three wickets.

With this victory, the PCB Blasters registered their second win on trot as they had beaten PCB Challengers by one wicket on Tuesday.

The third match of the tournament will take place on September 20 between PCB Challengers and PCB Dynamites at the same venue.

Meanwhile, Aliya Riaz of PCB Blasters has been fined 15 per cent of her match fee while her team-mate Najiha Alvi has received an official reprimand for level 2 and level 1 violations, respectively, relating to showing dissent on umpire’s decision during the first match played Tuesday.

Scores in brief: PCB Blas­ters 162-8 in 50 overs (Sidra Ameen 44; Sana Mir 3-26, Ghulam Fatima 2-43). PCB Dynamites 155 all-out in 49.1 overs (Kainat Imtiaz 56, Nida Dar 33; Nashra Sandhu 2-25, Aliya Riaz 2-46). Player of the match: Sidra Ameen.


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