India on Sunday defeated arch-rival Pakistan by 107 runs in their opening match of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup match.
India had made 244-7 in 50 overs. Indian women were cruising at 96-1 before they experienced a spectacular batting collapse and were reduced to 114-6 in 33.1 overs. However, thank to exceptional batting by Sneh Rana and Pooja Vastrakar that India were able to put up a commanding total.
Vastrakar made 67, while Rana was out for 53.
In response, Pakistan were bowled out for 137 runs. Rajeshwari Gayakwad took four wickets, while Jhulan Goswami and Rana shared two wickets each.
Pakistani women had never won a match against India in One Day Internationals. They have now faced each other on 11 occasions with India winning all the matches.