Fielder took another amazing catch in Women’s World Cup, Pakistan lost hat-trick

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Mount Maunganui: In women’s () Pakistan team had to face one defeat. In the 9th match of the tournament, Pakistan women’s team was up against South Africa (PAKvSA) women’s team. Batting first, South Africa scored 223 runs for 9 wickets. Pakistan team got out for 217 runs in the last over and they lost the match by 6 runs. In this tournament, the female player has taken more than one catch. Again a great catch was seen in the match between Pakistan and South Africa. Pakistan needed 10 runs to win in the last over. Diana Bag took two runs off the first ball. () On the second ball, he tried to play a big shot. The ball took the upper edge of his bat and went into the air towards mid-wicket. There was no fielder there, but Ismail caught the ball while running. Fatima was run out on the 5th ball of the same over and Pakistan lost the match. This is South Africa’s second consecutive win in the tournament. The team had defeated Bangladesh by 32 runs in the first match. At the same time, Pakistan has lost all the three matches played so far. With 4 points, South Africa is fourth in the table and Pakistan is at the last position. Apart from Pakistan, England and Bangladesh have not got a single win in the tournament so far. Earlier, South Africa had scored 223 runs with the help of half-centuries from Laura Wolvaardt and captain Sune Luus. Fatima Sana and Ghulam Fatima took 3 wickets each for Pakistan. Omaima Sohail scored 65 and Nida Dar scored 55 runs in the middle order for Pakistan. Even after this the team could not achieve the target. Shabneem Ismail took three wickets.

[Attribution to NBT]

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