England All-Round Sweep Against Pakistan In Women’s T20I Series

Tipper Heather Knight and opener Amy Jones led the English game before Sarah Glenn and Anya Shrubsole bagged two doors in the third T20I in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, December 20, for a comfortable 26-run win over Pakistan achieve.

Danielle Wyatt scored an airy 15-ball 25 before Diana Baig fell in the fourth game after England won the shot and chose the stroke. Knight then went with Jones to an 81-run stand for the second wicket to get England under control.

Jones hit five boundaries before falling to Omaima Sohail in the 14th for 37. Knight (43) was counted by Baig the next after hitting three hits and as many hits over the fence with 31 balls during her stay.

Fran Wilson and Tammy Beaumont won an undefeated 52nd final against 5.4 overs to get England a first innings score of 170/3.

Pakistan lost both openers Nahida Khan and Ayesha Zafar in fifth with only 29 runs on the board. Javeria Khan continued her good run ahead of the ODIs and ended unbeaten at 57, but received little support at the other end as no other dough crossed 20. Skipper Bismah Maroof fell to Sarah Glenn for 17, while Omaima Sohail remained unbeaten by the left – Arm rotation by Sophie Ecclestone.

Anya Shrubsole and Glenn have each bagged two wickets for England. Knight was named player of the game, while Jones, who scored 179 runs in the series with an average of 59.66 and a hit rate of 142.06, was named player of the series.

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