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PAK v SL, ICC WWC 2009: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 57 runs
Mar 09, 2009
An all-round performance by Qanita Jalil helped Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 57 runs in a low-scoring match of the ICC Women's World Cup at Manuka Oval, Canberra on Monday.
Electing to bat first, Pakistan posted 161-7 in 50 overs and later shot out Sri Lanka for 104 in 39.4 overs to win the match and strengthened their claim for a place in the Super Six stage.
Qanita was the star of Pakistan win as she first played a quickfire 19-run innings and then ripped through the Lankan top order, returning with a figure of 8-0-33-3. She was well supported by all-rounder Sana Mir who followed up her unbeaten 22 with 2-18.
Chasing 161 Sri Lanka made a tottering start as they were reduced to 28-3. Lanka skipper Shashikala Siriwardena stood amid the ruins, hitting a fighting 58 off 111 balls with eight fours but once she was removed by a smartly run-out by Javeria Khan, Pakistan took just 22 balls to wrap up Lankan innings.
PAK v SL, ICC WWC 2009: Pakistan Women 161-7 (50.0 overs) beat Sri Lanka Women 104 (39.4 overs) by 57 runs
SA v WI, ICC WWC 2009: West Indies beat South Africa by 2 wickets
Mar 08, 2009
Jamaicans Stephanie Taylor and Shanel Daley shined as the West Indies made a winning start at the women's World Cup with a two-wicket win over South Africa.
Seventeen year old Taylor, spinner and all rounder, bagged a career best 4 for 17 as South Africa were bowled out for 116 with Alicia Smith making 46.
Daley then top scored with a patient 26 from 67 balls as the West Indies replied with 117 for 8 with eight balls remaining.
The West Indies will meet New Zealand in their second game on Tuesday
SA v WI, ICC WWC 2009: West Indies Women 117-8 (48.4 overs) beat South Africa Women 116 (45.2 overs) by 2 wickets
AUS v NZ, ICC WWC 2009: Rain wrecks Australia’s World Cup opener
Mar 08, 2009
The New Zealand women's cricketers have beaten defending champions Australia by 13 runs in a rain-affected game on the day of the ICC World Cup in Sydney.
New Zealand were bowled out for 205 in 48 overs with skipper Haidee Tiffen making 57.
Australia were 132 for 6 off 33 overs when the rain started to fall and they didn't return under the D?L system victory was given to the White Ferns.
Kate Pulford took 3 for 32 off 7 overs and Sophie Devine 2 for 19 off 7.
AUS v NZ, ICC WWC 2009: Australia Women 132-6 (33.0 overs) beat New Zealand Women 205 (48.0 overs) by 13 runs (D/L)
ENG v SL, ICC WWC 2009: Taylor ton sets up easy England win
Mar 07, 2009
Claire Taylor struck a superb century to help England cruise to a 100-run victory over Sri Lanka in Canberra on the opening day of the Women's World Cup.
The 33-year-old's eighth ODI ton - 101 from 95 balls - and a more pedestrian 50 from opener Caroline Atkins helped England post 277 for five after being asked to bat first.
The Sri Lankans were then limited to 177 for seven from their 50 overs, Laura Marsh the pick of the bowlers with three for 31 from her 10 overs - with Holly Colvin taking one for 33 from nine.
After being asked to bat first, openers Atkins and Sarah Taylor (38) got England off to a steady start with partnership of 80. Atkins and Taylor then came together and shared a 72-run stand for the second wicket.
Captain Charlotte Edwards (27) and Lydia Greenway (32 not out) also did their bit to guide England to an impressive total.
Sri Lanka's response started solidly enough as they advanced to 48 before losing the first wicket, but from then on England did not look back.
Suwini de Alwis top-scored with 37, but Sri Lanka never looked like getting close.
ENG v SL, ICC WWC 2009: England Women 277-5 (50.0 overs) beat Sri Lanka Women 177-7 (50.0 overs) by 100 runs
IND v PAK, ICC WWC 2009: India beat Pakistan by 10 wickets in World Cup opener
Mar 07, 2009
India on Saturday started its World Cup campaign in style and thrashed Pakistan by 10 wickets in the opening match of the tournament.
India won the toss and elected to bowl first. Indian team bowled with a great length and line and shot out the Pakistani team for a paltry 57 in 29 overs.
Indian openers Anjum Chopra and Anagha Deshpande scored 17 and 26 runs respectively and guided India to victory in only 10 overs.
For Pakistan only Sana Mir (17) and opener Nain Abidi (10) put up some resistance as all other bats-women failed to touch the double-digit mark.
Three of their players could not even open their accounts.
Indian Rumeli Dhar wreaked havoc as she accounted for three Pakistani players with an incredible figures of 8-5-7-3.
Anju Sharma and Priyanka Roy took two wickets each.
IND v PAK, ICC WWC 2009: India Women 58-0 (10.0 overs) beat Pakistan Women 57 (29.0 overs) by 10 wickets
ICC Women's World Cup Cricket 2009 in Australia
The 9th ICC Women's Cricket World Cup will be held in Australia from 7th to 22nd March 2009.
Teams from New Zealand, Australia, England, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies will compete.
The teams will form two groups, Group A comprising reigning champions Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and West Indies with India, England, Pakistan and Sri Lanka making up Group B.
The top three sides in each group will then progress to the Super Six stage before the top two sides in the Super Six meet in the final, to be held at North Sydney Oval, on 22nd March.
Six grounds will be used for the tournament in Sydney, Canberra, Bowral and Newcastle