India started the match with a brilliant start. India gave its 100%. And brought the Pakistan team to that point. which you will know as you read further
India defeated Pakistan at Newlands on Sunday, gaining a winning start to their T20 World Cup campaign because to Jemimah Rodrigues’ undefeated half-century and Richa Ghosh’s appearance (February 12).
India got off to a cautious start in the opening three overs thanks to Yastika Bhatia, who collected a few boundaries. Shafali Verma found her rhythm gradually, but Pakistan’s first success came from Sadia Iqbal. Shafali was unaffected by the wicket and still managed to complete the over with a boundary as India quickly reached 43 at the end of the powerplay. However, Pakistan benefited greatly from Nashra Sandhu’s entry into the assault since she assisted her team in slowing down the rate of scoring.
just three runs in her previous game, she Shafali, who failed to clear the defender at long off in the opening over, was taken out by Nashra for a major wicket. The next over saw Harmanpreet start India off with a couple of boundaries, but Pakistan was able to maintain the requisite run rate thanks to Nashra’s tight overs. She also completed her period with the enormous scalp of the Indian captain, thus aggravating the situation for India. In order to reduce the necessary rate at this point—55 from 36 balls—India needed a surge from one of their hitters in the slog overs.
When Jemimah, who had been cautious up until that point and was batting on 28 off 27, swept Fatima Sana over short fine leg to score a crucial boundary, the restrictions were broken. India would have run into difficulties. Richa was ruled out leg-before-wicket in the next over, but replays showed that she had gloved the ball before slamming it into her pads. When India needed only 14 runs from the final 12, Richa targeted Aiman Anwer in the 18th over for a hat-trick of boundaries to turn the game around. Jemimah then assumed control in the last over, scoring three times on the boundary to assist India cross the finish line as well as bring up a well-deserved fifty.
Another No. 3 hitter made an impact earlier in the day when Bismah Maroof produced a brilliantly timed half-century to assist Pakistan escape a precarious situation. India got off to a strong offensive start as Deepti Sharma sent In just the second over, Javeria Khan returned to the pavilion. India kept Pakistan in check as Bismah got things rolling with three boundaries in the powerplay overs. After missing an arm ball from Radha Yadav, Muneeba Ali was stumped, then Nida Dar was removed by Pooja Vastrakar four balls later.
By the midway point, Pakistan’s run rate was below six, and to make matters worse, Radha struck again, dropping them to 68/4. Pakistan had a difficult task before of them in the remaining five overs, and it took them until the 15th over to push that run rate above six. The major push came from Ayesha Naseem, who struck Renuka Singh for a six as Bismah kept batting deep. also a limit. With a barrier off Pooja, Bismah reached her fifty. As Pakistan managed to score 58 runs in the final five overs, Ayesha once more cleared the ropes in the penultimate over and went on to hit 43 runs off only 25 deliveries. Nevertheless, those efforts were in futile since they got off to a bad start. And after the struggle, India got a very spectacular victory from Pakistan, seeing which the whole audience was shocked.