Nida Dar’s Blistering Innings Goes In Vain As Pakistan Lose 4th T20

Nida Dar smashed 75 runs off just 37 balls in the 4th T20 against South Africa, but the blistering innings went in vain as South Africa still managed to win the match by 4 wickets with 5 balls to spare

After being asked to bat first, Pakistan Women didn’t get the start they would have liked. The visitors lost 2 wickets back to back on 10 run score. However, the middle order continued their top form and scored runs at a decent pace.

Captain Bismah Maroof scored run-a-ball 37 and Dar scored blistering 75 off 37. The duo’s innings were supported by Aliya Riaz’s unbeaten 17-ball 35.

Nida Dar was in different mood scored 50 in only 20 ball — only two more than the 18 it took for Sophie Devine to set the world record in 2005.

Having posted a hefty 172 target for South Africa Pakistan Women were looking favorites to seal the series 3-1, but that didn’t happen.

South Africa got of to a dream start scoring 60 runs from the first 6 overs without losing a wicket.

Lee scored quickfire 60 of 31 balls before getting out on 74 run score. South Africa middle order showed solidity and scored runs close to the asking rate for most party of the innings. Whole middle order contributed in double figures and took the side home in 20th over with 5 balls and 4 wickets to spare.

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