England beat Pakistan by 107 runs (D/L method) in the fifth match of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup on Tuesday.Also Read - T20 World Cup: It's a Morale-Boosting Match, Says Shoaib Akhtar As he Reveals Why it is Important For Pakistan to Beat India
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As per the D/L method, Pakistan had to reach 214 in 29.2 overs however falling short by 107 runs. Also Read - T20 World Cup: India to Bowl or Bat First vs Pakistan? Ravi Shastri Gives A Clear Answer
Chasing a massive 378 runs, Pakistan were reeling at 23/2 after 8 overs. They lost three wickets for 67 runs. Katherine Brunt was the stand out bowler for England.
Pakistan opener Ayesha Zafar remained unbeaten on 56 hitting eight boundaries in the process.
Put into bat first by Pakistan, England posted a mammoth 377 runs in their 50 overs courtesy brilliant centuries by skipper Heather Knight (106) and Natalie Sciver (137).
England were 42/2 after 9 overs when both the centurions batted like warriors hitting boundaries at will. They put in a 213-run partnership.
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Knight hit 12 fours and 2 sixes while Sciver hit 14 boundaries and 4 maximums on course to their centuries.
Pakistan’s bowlers were expensive throughout. Asmavia Iqbal gtook 3 wickets while Kainat Imtiaz took 2 wickets.
Danielle Wyatt played a quick-fire 42 runs from 27 runs.
England play Sri Lanka on Sunday while Pakistan will be up against arch-rivals Pakistan on the same day.