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India succumb to 13-run defeat against Pakistan in Asia Cup



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India Women were beaten by 13 runs by Pakistan in their Women’s Asia Cup T20 match at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Friday.

Pakistan have bounced back from their shocking defeat to Thailand by crushing tournament favourites India. 

In reply to 138, the India batters failed to get going and lost wickets at regular intervals and eventually crushed on 124 in 19.4 overs.

A late assault from Richa Gosh did not help India either, the played a cameo innings of 26 off 13 runs striking one four and three sixes.

Nidar Dar’s fifty spurred Pakistan to 137/6 after their captain Bismah Mahroof opted to bat. Nidar scored 56 off 37 deliveries, which featured five boundaries and a six.

Deepti Sharma scalped three wickets and Pooja Vastraker took a couple of wickets for India.

Brief Scores:

Pakistan: 137/6 in 20 overs (Nidar Dar 56 not out, Bismah Maroof 32; Deepti Sharma 3/27) beat 
India 124 all out 19.4 over (Richa Ghosh 26, D Hemlatha 20; Nashra Sandhu 3/30) by 13 runs.