ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier, 2013 / Commentary

ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier - 7th match, Group A

Pakistan Women v Zimbabwe Women

Pakistan Women won by 72 runs

Good afternoon and welcome to the second days play in the Women's World T20 Qualifiers. My name is Justin Smyth and im going to be bringing you live ball by ball coverage of the Group A game between Pakistan and Zimbabwe. We are here at the Hills ground just outside Dublin and even though we have been expecting rain today we dont have any at the minute.

Pakistan won their first game on Tuesday beating Thailand by 69 runs. Zimbabwe lost a close game to the Netherlands by 3 runs. If Zimbabwe can win today's game then all four teams in Group A will be on 2 points going into the final set of group games.

The news from the middle is that Pakistan have won the toss and are batting . So please join me at 2.00pm for coverage of this game.

0.1

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, no run, outside offstump and its through to the keeper

0.2

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, no run, defended into the legside

0.3

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, no run, gets the inside edge onto the pads

0.4

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, no run, gets forward to the ball and hits it back to the bowler

0.5

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, 2 runs, its a short ball which is pulled to fine leg. The fielder does well to cut it off before the rope

0.6

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, no run, good length on this ball and its hit back to the bowler

End of over 1 (2 runs) Pakistan Women 2/0
Nahida Khan    2* (6b)      P Mujaji    1-0-2-0
Javeria Khan    0* (0b)     

1.1

Saili to Javeria Khan, no run, ovrepitched and she looks for a late cut and misses

1.2

Saili to Javeria Khan, no run, Javeria goes forward to a good length ball. There is a noise as it goes through to the keeper. No one appeals for a catch though

1.3

Saili to Javeria Khan, no run, get hit back down the pitch and the bowler fields.

1.4

Saili to Javeria Khan, no run, its wide of offstump and she looks to cut.

1.5

Saili to Javeria Khan, OUT, Javeria is gone for a duck. Its a good length ball chipped into the hands of Ndiraya at short extra cover.

Javeria Khan c Ndiraya b Saili 0 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.6

Saili to Nain Abidi, no run, goes for a swing and miss outside the offstump to start. Thats a wicket maiden

End of over 2 (wicket maiden) Pakistan Women 2/1
Nain Abidi    0* (1b)      HS Saili    1-1-0-1
Nahida Khan    2* (6b)      P Mujaji    1-0-2-0

2.1

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, 2 runs, its hit high in the air and just over the top of mid-off head. very lucky there.

2.2

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, no run, its wide of offstump and Nahinda looks to cut the ball and misses

2.3

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, no run, good length ball that Nahida goes back in the crease and cuts to cover

2.4

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, no run, she reaches out for the ball and cuts the ball to cover

2.5

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, FOUR, goes back in the crease and plays the same shot. This time the fielder cant stop the ball and it goes racing to the cover boundary

2.6

Mujaji to Nahida Khan, 2 runs, cuts the ball to wide third man. They take off for the second straight away and make it easily.

Rain has just started falling here. So they are playing through it.

End of over 3 (8 runs) Pakistan Women 10/1
Nahida Khan    10* (12b 1x4)      P Mujaji    2-0-10-0
Nain Abidi    0* (1b)      HS Saili    1-1-0-1

3.1

Saili to Nain Abidi, no run, its a short ball that she looks to pull. Doesnt get hold of it and it drops at her feet

3.2

Saili to Nain Abidi, OUT, gets to the pitch of the ball and hits it down to mid-off. The ball is dropped. The striker set off for the run and then got sent back. The throw comes in and the keeper runs Abidi out.

Nain Abidi c Ndiraya b Nkomo 10 (12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

3.3

Saili to Iram Javed, FOUR, cuts the ball hard to the cover boundary

3.4

Saili to Iram Javed, 1 run, clipped off the pads to square leg

3.5

Saili to Nahida Khan, FOUR, gets forward and drives to the cover boundary

3.6

Saili to Nahida Khan, no run, gets forward and hits the ball to cover

End of over 4 (9 runs) Pakistan Women 19/2
Nahida Khan    14* (14b 2x4)      HS Saili    2-1-9-1
Iram Javed    5* (2b 1x4)      P Mujaji    2-0-10-0

4.1

Nkomo to Iram Javed, 1 wide, outside offstump

4.1

Nkomo to Iram Javed, 1 run, hits the ball hard at cover. The fielder misfields and they get a single

4.2

Nkomo to Nahida Khan, no run, outside offstump and its through to the keeper

4.3

Nkomo to Nahida Khan, 1 run, goes forward to the ball and looks to defend. It takes the outside edge and goes down to third man

4.4

Nkomo to Iram Javed, no run, full toss hit straight to point

4.5

Nkomo to Iram Javed, no run, looks to cut a wide ball and misses. It goes through to the keeper

4.6

Nkomo to Iram Javed, no run, another full ball from the bowler. She looks to drive and misses the ball

End of over 5 (3 runs) Pakistan Women 22/2
Iram Javed    6* (6b 1x4)      J Nkomo    1-0-3-0
Nahida Khan    15* (16b 2x4)      HS Saili    2-1-9-1

5.1

Mlilo to Nahida Khan, FOUR, its a short ball to start and pulled to the cow corner boundary

5.2

Mlilo to Nahida Khan, 1 run, driven through the covers for an easy single

5.3

Mlilo to Iram Javed, 1 wide, too far outside offstump

5.3

Mlilo to Iram Javed, no run, looks to play the late cut. Misses and the keeper gathers well

5.4

Mlilo to Iram Javed, 2 runs, gets the late cut that time and its cut down to third man

5.5

Mlilo to Iram Javed, 1 run, played down to third man and its an easy single

5.6

Mlilo to Nahida Khan, no run, looks to cut the ball and doesnt time it

End of over 6 (9 runs) Pakistan Women 31/2
Nahida Khan    20* (19b 3x4)      T Mlilo    1-0-9-0
Iram Javed    9* (9b 1x4)      J Nkomo    1-0-3-0

6.1

Nkomo to Iram Javed, 1 wide, down legside

6.1

Nkomo to Nain Abidi, 1 wide

6.1

Nkomo to Nain Abidi, 1 run

6.2

Nkomo to Nahida Khan, OUT, chipped to point and its an easy catch

Nahida Khan c Mlilo b Nkomo 20 (20b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

6.3

Nkomo to Bismah Maroof, 1 run

6.4

Nkomo to Nain Abidi, no run

6.5

Nkomo to Nain Abidi, OUT, hits the ball to cow corner and is caught

Nain Abidi c Ndiraya b Nkomo 10 (12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

6.6

Nkomo to Sana Mir, 1 run

End of over 7 (5 runs) Pakistan Women 27/4
Sana Mir    1* (1b)      J Nkomo    2-0-8-2
Bismah Maroof    1* (1b)      T Mlilo    1-0-9-0

7.1

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, 1 run

7.2

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, 1 wide

7.2

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, 1 run

7.3

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, FOUR, crashed through the covers

7.4

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, no run

7.5

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, 1 run

7.6

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, no run

End of over 8 (8 runs) Pakistan Women 35/4
Bismah Maroof    2* (3b)      C Chatonzwa    1-0-8-0
Sana Mir    7* (5b 1x4)      J Nkomo    2-0-8-2

8.1

Nkomo to Sana Mir, 1 run

8.2

Nkomo to Bismah Maroof, 1 run

8.3

Nkomo to Sana Mir, 1 wide

8.3

Nkomo to Sana Mir, 1 wide

8.3

Nkomo to Sana Mir, 1 run

8.4

Nkomo to Bismah Maroof, 1 run

8.5

Nkomo to Sana Mir, 2 runs, to fine leg

8.6

Nkomo to Sana Mir, no run, defended forward

End of over 9 (8 runs) Pakistan Women 43/4
Sana Mir    11* (9b 1x4)      J Nkomo    3-0-16-2
Bismah Maroof    4* (5b)      C Chatonzwa    1-0-8-0

9.1

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, hit up to long-off

9.2

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, no run, hits back to the bowler

9.3

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, 1 run, sweeps down to long leg

9.4

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, gets forward and drives the ball to the cover sweeper

9.5

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, no run, looks to sweep the ball but does get a connection on it and it goes no where

9.6

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, 1 run, turned into the legside and the keeper runs to square leg to field

End of over 10 (4 runs) Pakistan Women 47/4
Sana Mir    13* (13b 1x4)      C Chatonzwa    2-0-12-0
Bismah Maroof    6* (7b)      J Nkomo    3-0-16-2

10.1

Nkomo to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, hits the ball to the cover sweeper

10.2

Nkomo to Sana Mir, 1 run, clipped off the pads and down to long leg

10.3

Nkomo to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, overpitched and driven up to long-off

10.4

Nkomo to Sana Mir, no run, outside offstump and goes through to the keeper

10.5

Nkomo to Sana Mir, no run, gets forward to the ball and plays to cover

10.6

Nkomo to Sana Mir, no run, its guided down to point and there is no run

End of over 11 (12 runs) Pakistan Women 59/4
Sana Mir    16* (17b 1x4)      J Nkomo    4-0-19-2
Bismah Maroof    6* (9b)      C Chatonzwa    2-0-12-0

11.1

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, clipped down to fine leg and its an easy single

11.2

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, 1 run, drops the ball in front of backward point and there is an easy run

11.3

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, comes down the pitch and hits the ball past the short mid-wicket

11.4

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, 1 run, pitched up and hit down to deep square leg

11.5

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, no run, gets forward and hits the ball back to the bowler

11.6

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, stays in the crease and hits the ball to backward point

End of over 12 (5 runs) Pakistan Women 64/4
Bismah Maroof    9* (13b)      C Chatonzwa    3-0-17-0
Sana Mir    18* (19b 1x4)      J Nkomo    4-0-19-2

12.1

Mayers to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives down to long-on

12.2

Mayers to Sana Mir, 1 run, cut down through point and its an easy single

12.3

Mayers to Bismah Maroof, no run, goes back and looks to cut. Misses and its through to the keeper

12.4

Mayers to Bismah Maroof, no run, hit back to the bowler

12.5

Mayers to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, hits the ball down to long-on

12.6

Mayers to Sana Mir, 1 run, guides the ball to the right of backward point. She needs to dive and stop the ball, so its an easy single

End of over 13 (4 runs) Pakistan Women 68/4
Sana Mir    20* (21b 1x4)      SM Mayers    1-0-4-0
Bismah Maroof    11* (17b)      C Chatonzwa    3-0-17-0

13.1

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, FOUR, full toss hit hard to the square leg boundary

13.2

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, FOUR, cuts this ball square on the offside and even though the fielder dives she cant stop it from reaching the rope

13.3

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, 1 run, drives the ball up to long-off for an easy single

13.4

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, 1 leg bye, hits the pad and then runs into the legside.

13.5

Chatonzwa to Sana Mir, no run, drives the ball back to the bowler. The rain has just started coming down harder and the Umpires are bringing the players off.

Match State: Delay - rain

The covers are on and there is a lot of dark clouds around here. We might be off for a while. I will keep you updated with any changes in the weather.

The good news is that the rain has stopped and the covers are being taken off now.

We have just heard from the Umpires that play will begin again at 3.30pm . So no overs will be lost. Match State: Delay - due to wet outfield

13.6

Chatonzwa to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives down to long-off. That ends the over

End of over 14 (12 runs) Pakistan Women 80/4
Bismah Maroof    13* (19b)      C Chatonzwa    4-0-27-0
Sana Mir    29* (25b 3x4)      SM Mayers    1-0-4-0

14.1

Mujaji to Bismah Maroof, 2 runs, gets a thick edge and the ball goes down to third man

14.2

Mujaji to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, guides the ball through point and there is no fielder there do its an easy single

14.3

Mujaji to Sana Mir, 1 run, drives the ball through the covers and its a good field on the boundary

14.4

Mujaji to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives down to long-off

14.5

Mujaji to Sana Mir, 2 runs, drives the ball in the air just wide of short extra cover

14.6

Mujaji to Sana Mir, no run, comes down the wicket and looks to drive the ball. Mistimes the ball and it goes nowhere

End of over 15 (7 runs) Pakistan Women 87/4
Sana Mir    32* (28b 3x4)      P Mujaji    3-0-17-0
Bismah Maroof    17* (22b)      C Chatonzwa    4-0-27-0

15.1

Mlilo to Bismah Maroof, 2 runs, clipped off the pads and down to long leg

15.2

Mlilo to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, hits the ball to backward point and they set off quickly to get the single

15.3

Mlilo to Sana Mir, 2 runs, looks to drive the ball forward. It gets an inside edge and flies through square leg

15.4

Mlilo to Sana Mir, 1 run, comes down the pitch and hits the ball down to long-on. Great shot for a single

15.5

Mlilo to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, gets onto the front foot and driven down to long-off

15.6

Mlilo to Sana Mir, 2 runs, punches the ball through mid-wicket and the ball is stopped just before the rope

End of over 16 (9 runs) Pakistan Women 96/4
Sana Mir    40* (31b 3x4)      T Mlilo    2-0-18-0
Bismah Maroof    18* (25b)      P Mujaji    3-0-17-0

16.1

Mujaji to Bismah Maroof, FOUR, its a chort ball to start. Its pulled hard to the square leg boundary. Great shot

16.2

Mujaji to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, drops the ball into the off-side and the keeper has to run and chase. They set off for a quick single and get home. Great running.

16.3

Mujaji to Sana Mir, FOUR, its wide and short and pulled to the square leg boundary

16.4

Mujaji to Sana Mir, no run, inside edge down to square leg and its fielded well

16.5

Mujaji to Sana Mir, 1 bye, outside offstump and the keeper could gather it

16.6

Mujaji to Bismah Maroof, no run, outside offstump and its through to the keeper

End of over 17 (10 runs) Pakistan Women 106/4
Bismah Maroof    23* (28b 1x4)      P Mujaji    4-0-26-0
Sana Mir    44* (34b 4x4)      T Mlilo    2-0-18-0

17.1

Saili to Sana Mir, 1 run, hits the ball into the legside and mid-wicket stops the ball

17.2

Saili to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, dropped into the legside and there is an easy single

17.3

Saili to Sana Mir, FOUR, its a short ball and Mir gets onto it in a flash. Its pulled to the cow corner boundary. One bounce before the rope.

17.4

Saili to Sana Mir, 3 runs, clipped down to third man

17.5

Saili to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, played down the ground

17.6

Saili to Sana Mir, FOUR, hits the ball down to the mid-wicket boundary. Its a misfield on the rope and it gets to the rope

End of over 18 (14 runs) Pakistan Women 120/4
Sana Mir    55* (38b 6x4)      HS Saili    3-1-23-1
Bismah Maroof    26* (30b 1x4)      P Mujaji    4-0-26-0

18.1

Mlilo to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, played into the legside and Mir calls them through for a single

18.2

Mlilo to Sana Mir, FOUR, hits thwe ball through deep square leg for another boundary

18.3

Mlilo to Sana Mir, no run, goes for a swing and misses the ball. The keeper takes off the bails but its not out.

18.4

Mlilo to Sana Mir, 1 run, goes for a quick run to a ball hit to mid-wicket. It was a wild throw or there could have been trouble

18.5

Mlilo to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, goes for another big hit over the top and gets an edge past the keeper

18.6

Mlilo to Sana Mir, 1 wide, outside offstump

18.6

Mlilo to Sana Mir, 1 wide, outside offstump again

18.6

Mlilo to Sana Mir, FOUR, comes down the pitch and hits the ball through square leg. The fielder makes a terrible attempt to stop the ball and it goes straight through her

End of over 19 (13 runs) Pakistan Women 133/4
Sana Mir    45* (42b 8x4)      T Mlilo    3-0-31-0
Bismah Maroof    47* (32b 1x4)      HS Saili    3-1-23-1

19.1

Saili to Bismah Maroof, 3 runs, gets an inside edge past the stumps and that's her fifty. Very well played

19.2

Saili to Sana Mir, 2 runs, hits the ball down the ground and its fielded at long-on

19.3

Saili to Sana Mir, 1 run, hits the ball to deep mid-wicket and there is only a single

19.4

Saili to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, guided to backward point. Mir back on strike

19.5

Saili to Sana Mir, no run, hit straight back to the bowler and she stops the ball well

19.6

Saili to Sana Mir, 2 runs, Mir hits the ball down to long-off and she runs the first very quickly. She turns at the over end and charges down the pitch. She brings up the fifty.

So a very impressive partnership from Maroof and Mir got Pakistan to a very respectable total of 142. Zimbabwe will be disappointed that they couldnt take any more wickets after their early burst. Please join me in 15 minutes when Zimbabwe will be chasing 143. Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (9 runs) Pakistan Women 142/4
Sana Mir    50* (46b 8x4)      HS Saili    4-1-32-1
Bismah Maroof    51* (34b 1x4)      T Mlilo    3-0-31-0
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Photos

Jul 25, 2013

Sana Mir lofts the ball over the top, Pakistan Women v ZImbabwe Women, ICC Women's World T20 qualifiers, Group A, Dublin, July 25, 2013

Sana Mir lofts the ball over the top

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