Pakistan off-spinner Sana Mir took the 146th wicket of her ODI profession to hitch Anisa Mohammed and Lisa Sthalekar on the highest of the most-wickets record for spinners in ladies’s ODI cricket.
South Africa beat Pakistan by eight wickets within the second ICC Girls’s Championship match performed on the Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Thursday.
Mir took Steyn’s wicket within the 23rd over the match (117th match of her profession), which was the seventh over in her spell of 9-1-35-1.
South Africa chased down the 148-run target in 36.4 overs for the lack of two wickets. Opener Laura Wolvaardt led her facet’s chase, remaining unbeaten on 74 off 114 balls with the assistance of 9 fours.
Wolvaardt added 76 for the primary wicket with Lizelle Lee who made 40 runs off 43 balls with the assistance of six fours. After Steyn’s dismissal on the whole of 97, Wolvaardt added 51 runs for the unbroken third wicket partnership with captain Sune Luus who scored 21 off 41 balls.
Umaima Sohail was the opposite profitable Pakistan bowler in addition to Mir as she took one wicket for 24 runs in 5 overs.
Earlier, Pakistan, requested to bat first, had been dismissed for 147 runs in 42 overs after a brilliant 50-run opening partnership between Nahida Khan (37) and Sidra Amin (25).
Captain Bismah Maroof (32 off 49 balls, 4 fours) and Aliya Riaz (17 off 46 balls, two fours) took the rating to 141, including 42 runs for the fifth wicket. Maroof was dismissed by Shabnim Ismail within the 37th over.
Participant of the match Masabata Klaas then took a hat-trick dismissing Riaz, Omaima Sohail (5) and Sidra Nawaz (nought) off three successive deliveries of the 39th over to peg Pakistan again.
The final 5 wickets fell for the addition of six runs as Pakistan collapsed from 141 for 5 to 147 all out.
Klaas (three for 27) was probably the most profitable South Africa bowler. Tumi Sekhukhune and Sune Luus took two wickets each.
The third and ultimate match shall be performed of the collection in Benoni on May 12.