Javeria, Noreen, Saima lead Challengers to Women's Pakistan Cup final.

KARACHI -- Half-century from Javeria Khan and three-fers by Noreen Yaqoob and Saima Malik led Challengers to a thrilling seven-run win over Dynamites and into the final of Pakistan Cup Women's Cricket Tournament.

This was Challengers' second successive win in the one-day phase of the Pakistan Cup Women's Cricket Tournament and the first defeat for table-toppers Dynamites.

The win means both Challengers and Dynamites will meet again in the final of the tournament on Sunday, 4 June at the same venue which will be live-streamed on PCB's YouTube channel.

After being put into bat, Omaima Sohail-led Challengers managed 160 for seven in 45 overs. Experienced right-handed opening batter Javeria Khan top-scored with 83 off 126 balls, hitting six boundaries.

The only notable partnership in the innings came from Javeria and Fareeha Mehmood (29, 50b, 2x4s) as the two added 75 runs for the fifth wicket.

For Dynamites, Nashra Sundhu bagged two wickets for 25 from nine overs.

In turn, Dynamites' opening pair Khadija Chishti (15, 37b, 1x4) and captain Sidra Amin (36, 53b, 7x4s) provided a 43-run start to the innings.

After the departure of Khadija, Aima Saleem soon followed Khadija - both batters were dismissed by left-arm spinner Saima as Dynamites were 48 for two in 14.2 overs.

At that moment of the match...

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