ICC Women's World T20: India beat Pakistan by 7 wicketsIndia vs Pakistan, ICC Women's World T20 Live: In a low scoring match, it was the Indian eves who emerged victorious as the Harmanpreet Kaur led Team India crushed Pakistan by 7 wickets in Match 5 of Group B. It was none other than veteran star Mithali Raj who struck a fine fifty to lead India to victory. After restricting Pakistan to a low total of 133/7, the Indian eves faced no trouble as Mithali and Mandhana gave India a solid start. Opting to field after winning the toss, India made a great start with the ball, reducing Pakistan to 30 for 3 in the seventh over. Pakistan made a fine recovery thanks to half centuries from Bismah Maroof (53) and Nida Dar (52) as the duo stitched 93 runs for the fourth wicket to take their side to a competitive total. Take a look at the highlights here.
Live Score & Updates, India vs Pakistan, ICC Women's World T20 Live from Guyana
* India women (137/3) beat Pakistan Women (133/7) by 7 wickets in Match 5 of Group B. Mithali 56, Mandhana 26
23.26 IST: FOUR! Cut and Kaur knows her away around. Gets enough on the cut and four more for India. They need 10 runs in 16 balls. IND 124/2 in 17.2 overs
23.21 IST: FIFTY! Mithali Raj scores her 16th T20I half-century. India Women 108/2 in 15.2 overs
23.17 IST: OUT! Nida removes Rodrigues for 16. India Women 101/2 in 14.5 overs
23.14 IST: 100 up for India. Mithali has been the backbone here for India and need 34 runs to win in 33 balls.
23.11 IST: FOUR! Lofted by Rodrigues. A boundary comes after a long time. She has been trying this shot for a while and finally finds the gap. IND 96/1 in 13.5 overs
23.02 IST: 80 comes up for India. They need 54 of 52 deliveries. IND 80/1 in 11.2 overs
* Rodrigues comes in to bat
22.56 IST: OUT! Maroof removes Mandhana for 26. The southpaw departs after practically hitting the shot into the fielder's hands. Great catch by Sohail. India lose their first wicket. India Women 67/1 in 8.5 overs vs Pakistan Women (133/7)
22.53 IST: FOUR! Smashed by Mandhana! Lofted over the covers and the southpaw knows exactly where to land it. Once bounce before the fence. IND 73/0 in 9.2 overs
22.51 IST: Nida has kept Mithali busy! 3 runs off the over, including a wide. IND 67/0 in 9 overs
22.44 IST: FOUR! Another boundary by Mithali and that's just pure power. Classy cut from the middle of the bat and it sails away for a boundary outside off. IND 57/0 in 7.2 overs
22.42 IST: FIFTY up for India! Mithali and Mandhana begin cautiously, plus with the 10 added runs for the Indian eves.
22.35 IST: FOUR! Misfielding helped India claim four more runs as Mithali hits that and flogs it past square leg. IND 47/0 in 5.2 overs
22.33 IST: FOUR! Beautifully hit to deep square leg. Mandhana gets the timing right on the backfoot and hits that for a boundary. IND 43/0 in 4.5 overs
22.31 IST: FOUR! Classy drive played by Mithali. She knows where the gap is and plays the shot to perfection. IND 35/0 in 4 overs
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22.21 IST: FOUR! On the backfoot, Mandhana gets off the mark with a boundary as she gently hits that to deep backward point on Amin's delivery. IND 22/0 in 1.2 overs
22.20 IST: FOUR! Clipped by Mithali and beautifully played to deep mid wicket through the covers. IND 17/0 in 1 over
22.18 IST: Mithali gets off the mark, two runs collected. IND 13/0 in 0.3 overs
22.14 IST: India are ready for the chase. Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana come out to bat. 124 on the board. India start at 10/0 because of the penalty runs awarded after the Pakistan batswomen ran in the protected area. Let's get started.
* The umpire has once again awarded India five runs as the batswomen ran in the protected area again. This is the second time and the umpires have been really strict about it. India will start at 10/0, and need 124 runs to win.
22.03 IST: Pakistan Women score 133/7 in 20 overs against India Women in Match 5 of Group B. Maroof 54, Poonam 2/23
21.58 IST: STUMPED! Aliya departs for 4. Pakistan Women 134/6 in 19.3 over s
21.53 IST: OUT! Hemalatha removes Nida for 52. PAK 130/5 in 18.3 overs
21.53 IST: FIFTY! Nida Dar scores her maiden T20I half-century. Pakistan Women 130/4 in 18.2 overs
21.51 IST: OUT! Hemalatha removes Maroff for 54. Pakistan Women 124/4 in 18.1 overs
21.48 IST: FOUR! Smashed and beautifully cut across by Nida. She is on 46 now. PAK 124/3 in 18 overs
* The two batswomen ran between the protected area. The umpire has awarded India five runs from the start! India will start at 5/0 in the chase. It was the second official warning.
21.43 IST: FIFTY! Bismah Maroof scores her maiden T20I half-century. Pakistan Women 109/3 in 16.3 over
21.39 IST: FOUR! Classy cover drive by Maroof. 100 up for Pakistan and she is in her 40's now. PAK 101/3 in 15.3 overs
21.33 IST: FOUR! Lofted over cover and Maroof found the spot. Another cracking shot played. PAK 93/3 in 14.3 overs
21.26 IST: FIFTY run partnership up for Nida and Maroof. They have steadied Pakistan after the early collapse. Nida's introduction has boosted the scoreline from what it was. Classy shots played and dropped a few times.
21.23 IST: DROPPED! AGAIN! This is the third drop of the game and India are making a mess of it. Again, an absolute sitter and Punam makes a complete mess of it.
21.21 IST: SIX! The first maximum of the match and Nida has blasted that on Deepti's delivery. Harmanpreet isn't amused. She gets into a good position, and with power, blasts that one across the fence. PAK 72/3 in 12 overs
21.17 IST: DROPPED and FOUR! An absolute sitter dropped once again and Veda Krishnamurthy makes a mess of that. She tries to get under it but the hands are a bit open. resulting in dropping and reaches the boundary line. PAK 63/3 in 10.5 overs
21.14 IST: FIFTY comes up for Pakistan. 10 overs gone and India are looking good. PAK 53/3 in 10 overs
21.08 IST: FOUR! That is beautifully cut across by Nida! On the backfoot, went low in time, picks her spot and cuts that away. PAK 47/3 in 8.4 overs
21.07 IST: FOUR! Nida steps up and hammers that as she cuts it wide off the fielder. PAK 43/3 om 8.3 overs
20.59 IST: RUN-OUT! Javeria departs for 17. An absolute waste of a wicket. Javeria seemed settled but made the wrong call, hence, resulting in a run out when it wasn't required. India claim their third wicket with ease. Pakistan Women 30/3 in 6.2 over s
20.56 IST: FOUR! Another fine sweep shot to fine leg by Javeria this time. Gets the timing right and sails away for a boundary. PAK 30/2 in 6 overs
20.54 IST: FOUR! Maroof hits that to fine leg. She attempted the sweep shot, the delivery edged the bat and went down for a boundary. PAK 24/2 in 5.2 overs
20.52 IST: Review lost! India took a review for an LBW appeal. The umpire turned it down. On seeing, the ball is going outside off and missing the stumps.
20.48 IST: Great fielding by the Indian eves out there. Eyes on the ball! Pakistan are finding it hard to find a few boundaries here. PAK 18/2 in 4.3 overs
20.44 IST: OUT! That's a run-out and a direct hit from a distance. Brilliant fielding by Rodrigues to find the stumps at the non-striker's end. PAK 10/2 in 3.2 overs
20.40 IST: FOUR! Lofted over the covers and runs away for a boundary to long on. Great shot by Javeria. PAK 8/1 in 2.3 overs
20.38 IST: DROPPED! Mandhana drops Javeria. Could have been a vital wicket for India. It was an absolute sitter.
20.36 IST: 2 runs to deep backward point. The fielder gets there in time to stop the boundary. PAK 4/1 in 2 overs
20.34 IST: OUT! A maiden over and a maiden wicket! What a start for India as Reddy gets Ayesha. She walks back for a duck. PAK 0/1 in 1 over
20.30 IST: The Pakistan openers are out as Ayesha and Javeria take the crease. Reddy will open the attack. Let's get started.
20.07 IST: India Playing XI: Taniya Bhatia(w), Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Mithali Raj, Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav
Pakistan Playing XI: Nahida Khan, Ayesha Zafar, Omaima Sohail, Bismah Maroof, Javeria Khan(c), Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz, Sana Mir, Diana Baig, Sidra Nawaz(w), Anam Amin
20.00 IST: TOSS! INDIA WIN TOSS, OPT TO BOWL vs PAKISTAN WOMEN IN GUYANA
19.46 IST: India take on Pakistan! The girls are ready! Are you?
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