Pakistan lost to New Zealand by 54 runs
Pakistan ended their Women’s World Twenty20 campaign on a losing note as they suffered a 54-run defeat at the hands of New Zealand in Guyana on Friday.
This was New Zealand’s first victory and Pakistan’s third defeat in the multi-nation competition.
The New Zealand side scored 144/6 in their 20 overs with Suzie Bates as the top scorer with 35 runs from 31 balls with five boundaries to her name.
Sophie Devine made 32 runs while Katie Martin chipped in with her knock of 29 runs.
Sana Mir and Aliya Riaz grabbed two wickets each for the green shirts. The Girls in Green were dismissed for 90 runs in 18 overs.
Pakistani skipper Javeria Khan was the top scorer with 36 runs from 23 balls with six boundaries to her name.
Aliya Riaz and Nida Dar made 12 and 11 runs for the side.
Jess Watkin was the pick of the bowlers for New Zealand as she ended with the figures of 3/9 in four overs with a maiden to her name. Amelia Kerr also took three wickets.
Pakistan had lost to Australia and India earlier in the tournament. Their only victory came against Ireland.