West Indies women beat Pakistan by 71 runs in 1st T20 in Karachi

first_img Associated Press KarachiJanuary 31, 2019UPDATED: January 31, 2019 21:01 IST West Indies players celebrate (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSDeandra Dottin top-scored for the West Indies with 90 in a total of 160 for 2Pakistan, playing their 100th T20, were bowled out for 89 in 18 oversThe next T20s will be played on Friday and Sunday in KarachiThe West Indies women’s first cricket match in Pakistan was a 71-run victory that passed without incident on Thursday.Pakistan have staged only short limited-overs series against Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, a World XI, and the West Indies since a deadly terrorist attack in March 2009 against the Sri Lanka Test team in Lahore. A women’s team from Bangladesh also toured Pakistan in October 2015.The West Indies women, making their first appearance in Pakistan in 15 years, agreed to play three Twenty20s there before both teams fly to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for three one-day internationals.Opener Deandra Dottin top-scored for the West Indies with 90 in a total of 160 for 2, then Pakistan, playing their 100th T20, were bowled out for 89 in 18 overs. Medium fast bowlers Shamilia Connell (3 for 29) and Shakera Selman (2 for 8) led the way.The next T20s are on Friday and Sunday, all in Karachi.West Indies captain Stefanie Taylor will join the team in Dubai as she didn’t come to Pakistan due to security fears.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Deandra DottinFollow Shamilia Connell West Indies women beat Pakistan by 71 runs in 1st T20 in KarachiWest Indies women’s team registered a 71-run victory over the Pakistan women’s team in the first Twenty20 International played in Karachi.advertisementlast_img