Pakistan defeated West Indies Women A by 8 wickets in the final of the T20 tri-series at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, 8th November 2023.
Pakistan A won the toss and elected to field first.
The umpires of the match namely:
- Faisal Afridi
- Shozab Raza
The name of the players who played for West Indies A Women:
- Qiana Joseph
- Shabika Gajnabi
- Rashada Williams (Captain)
- Djenaba Joseph
- Zaida James
- Sheneta Grimmond
- Jannillea Glasgow
- Cherry – Ann Fraser
- Jahzara Claxton
- Trishan Holder
- Ashmini Munisar
The players who were in the playing 11 of Pakistan A Women:
- Shawaal Zulfiqar
- Eyman Fatima
- Gull Feroza
- Omaima Sohail
- Rameen Shamim (Captain)
- Kaynat Hafeez
- Sidra Nawaz
- Anosha Nasir
- Humna Bilal
- Saima Malik
- Tasima Rubab
Pakistan A bowling:
The Skipper, Rameen Shamim and off-spinner, Omaima Sohail managed to take two wickets, giving away 17 runs each.
Anosha Nasir and Saima Malik took 1 wicket each at a rate of 21 and 15 runs respectively.
West Indies A batting:
The opener, Qiana Joseph was the highest run scorer from West Indies side who scored 35 runs in 39 balls with 4 fours.
The Captain, Rashada Williams scored 18 runs in 26 deliveries with one boundary at a strike rate of 69.23. Shakiba Gajnabi who got retired hurt initially but decided to came back to the crease after the first wicket fell. However, she couldn’t perform at her best and got bowled by Saima Malik by making a contribution of only 10 runs.
The West Indies Women A team struggled a lot to score against Pakistan’s stronger spin attack. Therefore, West Indies could score only 97 runs while losing 6 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
Pakistan A batting:
West indies A team gave a very easy target to their opposition. Pakistan Women A team chased this target in just 15.5 overs with only two wickets down.
The openers were not able to form a partnership as Eyman Fatima lost her wicket at the initial stage of the inning by scoring only 5 runs in 11 balls.
However, Shawaal Zulfiqar led her team towards a victory by playing a crucial knock of 39 runs in 38 balls, including four boundaries.
Gull Feroza contributed 23 runs in 23 deliveries with 3 fours to the team.
Omaima Sohail scored 20 runs in 23 balls with one boundary and remained unbeaten.
West Indies A bowling:
Cherry–Ann Fraser and Qiana Joseph, they both took 1 wicket each by giving away 14 and 19 runs respectively.
Moreover, West Indies A team were not able to show their potential and play well for their team, losing by 8 wickets. However, West Indies had won this series by 2-1 points.
Also, this was the first time that the West Indies Women A team visited Pakistan for an extended tour.