Barbados Girls 144 for 4 (Kycia 62*, Matthews 51, Sana 2-41) beat Pakistan Girls 129 for six (Dar 50*) by 15 runs
Having been requested to bat, Barbados scored 144 for 4, using on the duo’s 107-run partnership for the second wicket after they’d misplaced explosive opener Deandra Dottin for 8 off 5 balls. Kycia, Barbados’ wicketkeeper-batter, top-scored with an unbeaten on 62 off 56 balls, hitting 9 fours in her second T20I half-century. Matthews performed cautiously, scoring 51 off 50 balls, which included 4 fours and a six. It was her fifth T20I fifty.
Pakistan medium pacer Fatima Sana broke the century stand by having Matthews caught behind within the 18th over. Sana additionally eliminated Kyshona Knight within the ultimate over of the innings to finish with the figures of two for 41.
Chasing a goal of 145, Pakistan misplaced a primary wicket off the primary ball of the chase, when Iram Javed was caught behind off Shamilia Connell. Pakistan went on to lose opener Muneeba Ali and Omaima Sohail contained in the 9 overs, and captain Bismah Maroof’s laboured innings of 12 off 28 balls got here to an finish when she was run out within the eleventh over.
Pakistan play India subsequent on Friday, whereas Barbados will face Australia on Sunday.