Sunday 31 August 2014 

Big Win Puts Australia 2-0 Up

Megan Schutt appeals for a wicket
Megan Schutt was one of five bowlers to take at least one wicket for Australia
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Australia Women 149-5 (Kimmince 43) beat
Pakistan Women 86-8 by 63 runs
Second Twenty20 International, Robina

Australia Women moved into a 2-0 series lead over Pakistan Women courtesy of a handsome 63-run win in the seccond Twenty20 International in Robina.

Openers Elyse Villani (31) and Delissa Kimmince (43) helped set up Australia's score of 149 for five before Pakistan were restricted to just 86 for eight in reply.

Sarah Coyte and Rene Farrell took matching figures of two for 14 as only two Pakistanis - Nain Abidi (21) and Sana Mir (16) reached double figures.

Villani's run came from just 24 balls an Kimmince made 43 in 48, the pair putting on 52 for the first wicket.

Further runs from Meg Lanning (22), Ellyse Perry (16) and Alyssa Healy (26) handed Australia a competitive score.

Asmavia Iqbal and Sania Khan took two wickets apiece with Sadia Yousuf taking one.

Kimmince then struck early to remove Marina Iqbal for five and wickets continued to tumble with Aliya Riaz (7), Bismah Maroof (0) and Nida Dar (7) all falling cheaply as well as Abidi to leave Pakistan reeling at 53 for five.

Mir, along with Qanita Jalil (7), ensured they would bat out 20 overs but they never threatened the total as Erin Osborne, Julie Hunter and Megan Schutt all took a wicket apiece.

The third game in the four-match series is on Wednesday (3rd September).

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Fixtures/Results

21st August: 1st ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 161-6 (Cameron 56no) beat
Pakistan Women 157 by four wickets
25th August: 2nd ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 124-5 (Blackwell 39no) beat
Pakistan Women 121-8 by five wickets
26th August: 3rd ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 190-2 (Bolton 81no) beat
Pakistan Women 189-8 by eight wickets
28th August: 4th ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 220-9 (Osborne 47no) beat
Pakistan Women 183 by 37 runs
30th August: 1st T20I, Robina
Australia Women 95-1 (Villani 58no) beat
Pakistan Women 92 (Osborne 4-19) by 8 wickets
31st August: 2nd T20I, Robina
Australia Women 149-5 (Kimmince 43) beat
Pakistan Women 86-8 by 63 runs
3rd September: 3rd T20I, Robina
Australia Women 87-2 (Villani 50) beat
Pakistan Women 84-6 by eight wickets
5th September: 4th T20I, Robina
Australia Women 139-3 (Lanning 46no) beat
Pakistan Women 119-6 by 20 runs