Women’s WC: Bismah Maroof breathed a sigh of relief after Pakistan beat the West Indies.© AFP
Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof breathed a sigh of relief after her team beat the West Indies by eight wickets in the ongoing ICC 2022 Women’s World Cup at Seddon Park here on Monday. With this win, Pakistan recorded their first point on the board in the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup. The result sparked West Indies ’hopes of qualifying for the semi -finals.
“First of all breathe a sigh of relief. We want this win badly. We are close but can’t cross the line. Appreciation to everyone and we want to think ahead and move on. We just want to enjoy the game, think of the process and not the results, “said Bismah Maroof in a presentation after the match.
Maroof and Omaima Sohail signed an agreement for Pakistan. Maroof remained unbeaten at 20 while Sohail scored 22 as the festivities erupted in the Pakistan camp with an eight -wicket win.
“It’s just about picking the ball where we can hit. Muneeba is brilliant and Omaima and I just want to end the game in the end. We want this win. We’ve talked about our mistakes in the group (match) and we want to take this momentum to forward, “added Maroof.
The Pakistan rider limited the West Indies to 89/7 in 20 overs. Nida Dar, in particular, was impressive, scoring 4/10 in her four overs.
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