Women's once again proved that they are not less than the men of Indian cricket team. They played tremendously against Pakistan in the semi-final of women’s Asia cup T20 tournament. The match was played between India and Pakistan in Malaysia. India beat Pakistan by 7 wickets and reached to the finals.
India needed 73 runs in 20 overs to win the match, India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur scored an unbeaten 34*runs and set up an easy win for India. In the first ball of the 17th over, with the India eves needing 3 runs to win, Kaur finished it off in style with a boundary.
Both the teams have won 3 matches in the tournament and lost one against Bangladesh. The winning team will be playing against Bangladesh in the finals.
Ekta Bisht declared the man of the match.
Virendra Sehwag and VVS Lakshman congratulated the women's team on their twitter account.
Apart from Sana Mir’s 20 and Nahida Khan’s 18, no other Pakistan batswoman scored runs in double-digit, as they reached 72/7 in their 20 overs. Bisht dismissed Javeria Khan (4), Natalia Pervaiz (3) and the wicketkeeper Sidra Nawaz (5) in the match. Shikha Pandey, Anuja Patil, Poonam Yadav and Deepti Sharma took one wicket each.