Pakistan bowlers seal 110-run opening wn
A disciplined effort from the Pakistan Women seamers ensured their team got off to a winning start against Ireland Women in Doha, securing a 110-run victory in the process.
Pakistan batted first, but continually lost wickets throughout the innings. Nahida Khan was one of only two batsmen to score more than 20 runs, as Ireland delivered 51 extras to bolster their score to 183 for 9 after 50 overs. Jennifer Gray was the pick of the bowlers with 3 for 40.
The Pakistan seamers made light work of the Ireland top and middle order, as only three batsmen crossed into double figures. Opener Clare Shillington top-scored with 29 as Ireland were routed for just 73 in 31 overs. Sadia Yousuf took best figures of 3 for 16.