Saturday 8 March 2014 

Javeria Khan Leads Pakistan To Victory

Javeria Khan bats
Javeria Khan scored a half-century for Pakistan against Bangladesh
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Pakistan Women 126-4 (Javeria Khan 58) beat
Bangladesh Women 113-6 by 13 runs
First Twenty20 International, Chittagong

Javeria Khan struck 58 in 55 balls to set up a 13-run victory for Pakistan Women over Bangladesh Women in the first Twenty20 International in Chittagong.

Her career-best score helped Pakistan post a score of 126 for four and they sealed victory when Bangladesh could only reach 113 for six in reply.

Javeria struck five fours during her innings as she and Bismah Maroof (39 in 42 balls) put on 109 together for the third wicket.

Nain Abidi (6) and Marina Iqbal (0) had fallen early to Lata Mondal and Panna Ghosh respectively but Bangladesh failed to make another breakthrough until Javeria was bowled by Jahanara Alam in the final over.

Maroof was run out from the penultimate ball of the innings while Asmavia Iqbal was left unbeaten on four.

Shamima Sultan (18), Ayasha Rahman (12) and Farzana Haque (35) then got their side off to a good start but they slipped from 30 without loss to 33 for three when the former two and Salma Khatun (0) departed.

Rumana Ahmed was next to go, for 16 in the 15th over as Pakistan began to take control.

When Farzana was bowled by Anam Amin in the 18th over, Bangladesh's challenge faded rapidly, also losing the wicket of Sanjida Islam for eight.

Mondal and Nuzhat Tasnia were both unbeaten on six having been unable to accelerate when their side needed it most.

Asmavia finished with two for 22 while Sana Mir also took one wicket.

© Cricket World 2014

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