Skipper Sidra Amin leads Dynamites to third win in women's Pakistan Cup

Former Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof scored 65 runs

By Web Desk
May 29, 2023
Dynamites' Sidra Amin played a shot against Blasters during the women's Pakistan Cup - PCB

Skipper Sidra Amin shined in Dynamites' third consecutive victory in the ongoing women's Pakistan Cup in Karachi. 

While batting first, Dynamites scored 214-4 against Blasters with the help of Sidra (95) and Bismah Maroof (65). The two batters scored 130 runs together for the second wicket partnership. 

Dynamites lost Khadija Chishti earlier as she could only score 23 runs before falling to Diana Baig for the sum of 23. 

Sidra and Bismah now lead the tournament batting charts with 195 runs at 97.50 and 94 runs at 94, respectively.

For Blasters, Diana and Saba Nazir picked up two wickets each.

In reply, Blasters were all out for 136 in 37.3 overs as off-spinner Rameen Shamim took three wickets for 25, while Nashra Sundhu, Ghulam Fatima and Maham Manzoor picked up two wickets each.

Blasters' captain Muneeba Ali top-scored with 33 and the second best performance with the bat in the innings came from opener Ayesha Zafar, who made 30.

Fatima, the leg-spinner, has the most wickets in the tournament with eight scalps at 7.88. Diana and Aliya Riaz follow her with six and five wickets, respectively.

Challengers, who are yet to win a match, will play Blasters on Wednesday.