Ghulam Fatima's five-for inspires Pakistan to ODI series clean sweep against Ireland.

Spinner Ghulam Fatima's maiden five-wicket haul, coupled with half-centuries by Bismah Maroof and Sadaf Shams, helped the Pakistan women's cricket team record a clean sweep in the three-match series against Ireland at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday.

According to a press release issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the win will help the hosts take six points for the ICC Women's Championship 2022-25.

Pakistan are currently in the second spot with 10 points, while India are leading the Championship with 12 points from six games.

Chasing 226 to win, Pakistan's opening batters - who had provided great starts to the innings in the previous two matches - failed to contribute in the third ODI as both batters Muneeba Ali (12) and Sidra Amin (10) were back in the hut after nine overs with 28 runs on the board.

However, the partnership between Shams and Maroof did the magic for Pakistan as the batters knitted a 124-run partnership for the third wicket.

Maroof was sent back to the crease in the 32nd over, but not before scoring 57 off 70.

Right-handed Shams struck seven boundaries during her 80-ball innings.

The unbroken 33-run partnership between Omaima Sohail (25) and Sidra Nawaz (18) also helped Pakistan achieve the target in the 48th over with five...

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