Dynamites beat Challengers to win second game in women's Pakistan Cup

This was Challengers’ second defeat in the tournament so far

By Web Desk
May 27, 2023
Challengers' captain Omaima Sohail (L) and Dynamites' skipper Sidra Amin (R) - PCB

Sidra Amin-led Dynamites beat Challengers by eight wickets to win their second consecutive match in the ongoing Pakistan Cup women's cricket tournament in Karachi today. 

Challengers were bowled out for 119 runs in 40.3 overs and Dynamites chased the target in 28.1 overs.

Left-arm orthodox Nashra Sundhu took three wickets for 19 runs in seven overs and was named player of the match. She accounted for Javeria Rauf, who top-scored with 44, Noreen Yaqub (16) and Maham Tariq (0).

Waheeda Akhtar, Aliya Riaz and Ghulam Fatima took two wickets each, and Maham Manzoor got one wicket.

Dynamites openers Khadija Chishty and Sidra Amin provided a solid start to the run chase with an 80-run stand. Khadija made 33 and Sidra, the captain, scored 42.

Bismah Maroof and Aliya Riaz were unbeaten on 16 and 14 when Dynamites chased down the total.

This was Challengers’ second defeat in as many matches.