Women’s Asia Cup: Former Pakistan cricketer Sana Mir has hailed Nida Dar’s all-round talent that helped Pakistan beat India by 13 runs. With this victory, Pakistan beat India in their first T20I after 6 years.
Pakistan defeated India by 13 runs in Women’s Asia Cup cricket match. (Credit: Twitter/PCB)
- Sana Mir said Pakistan showed great spirit against India
- Mir praised the Pakistani bowlers for not providing any pace to the Indian batsmen
- Pakistan beat India by 13 runs in Women’s Asia Cup League match
Former Pakistan captain Sana Mir hailed Nida Dar after her all-round brilliance helped India beat India in the Women’s Asia Cup on Friday, October 7.
Nida Dhar scored an important half-century and backed it up with two wickets, guiding Pakistan to defence. T20 win against India For the first time in six years. In a series of tweets, Sana Mir said: “The match against India brings out the best in Nida Dar.”
Mir lauded the Pakistan bowling attack for not giving pace to the Indian players. The former cricketer added that Pakistan had selected a good team and appreciated the great attitude shown by the team led by Bisma Maroob.
“If Pak finish strong in the last 4 it will be a good game. Indian batsmen don’t have much pace to play with this bowling.
“Great spirit by Pakistan team against India. Team selection suited to the situation, Nita Dar’s brilliant batting and great team effort in the field. Well done team. One to remember!” Mir said.
Nida’s 37-ball 56 took Pakistan to 137/6. The Indian bowlers were all over Pakistan before Nida hit his sixth T20 half-century. In reply, India suffered an early slump as Smriti Mandhana and Jemima Rodriguez returned to the dugout a little earlier than expected.
The Indian management sent in Dayalan Hemalatha, Pooja Vastrakar and Deepti Sharma instead of skipper Harmanpreet Kaur which left the fans confused. The trio not only failed but also consumed a lot of balls. Richa Ghosh (13 off 26 balls) gave India the lead before he too fell, and India eventually collapsed.
Harmanpreet saidSays: “It was a chaseable target. In the middle overs, we couldn’t rotate the strike. For me, whoever is new to the team before the World Cup is important to get enough games.”
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