During the third and final match of the three-match Women’s League Exhibition series, the Bismah Maroof-led Amazons defeated the Nida Dar-led Super Women, becoming the side to lift the trophy.
Chamari Athapaththu’s century for her side went in vain as Amazons beat Super Women by 33 runs at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi today. Chasing a target of 219 runs, Super Women were restricted to 185-8 in 20 overs. Athapaththu remained unbeaten on 107 runs in 60 balls with the help of 12 fours and six maximums.
Fatima Sana claimed three wickets, meanwhile Danni Wyatt bagged two scalps. After deciding to bat first, Amazons scored 218-6 in their allotted 20 overs.
Captain Bismah proved her mettle once again with another fifty against her name. She scored 51 runs in 32 balls with the help of six fours and a six.
Meanwhile, Wyatt smashed 43 runs in 20 balls which included seven fours and two sixes.
Tammy Beaumont also chipped in with a 26-ball 39.
For the Super Women, Aiman Anwer claimed two wickets but conceded 40 runs in four overs.
For her all-round performance, Wyatt was de-clared player of the match. It must be noted that Super Women eased past Amazons by eight wickets in the first match of the series. Meanwhile, Amazons defeated Super Women by 41 runs in the second match.—Agencies