Pakistan players on ICC Women's Championship journey.


KARACHI -- Pakistan national women cricket team's journey in the ICC Women's Championship 2017-20 culminated in the Bismah Maroof-led side breaking into the top-four of the eight-team tournament standings with their third ODI against England women getting washed-out in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. For a side which sitsseventh on the ICC Women's ODIs team rankings, the past two years have seen them achieve new heights by recording historic victories on the basis of some outstanding individual performances and remarkable teamwork. Pakistan's campaign began in October 2017 with a three-ODI home series against New Zealand women. Though Pakistan lost the series 2-1, they made history in the final one-dayer by beating New Zealand for the first time at the back of Sana Mir's four fer.

With seven wickets at an average of 14. 57 in three matches, the right-arm off spinner was the leading wicket-taker in the series. Sana Mir: 'Our journey in the tournament had begun after a very tough 2017 World Cup and I was given the opportunity to bowl with the new ball. We had come very close to beating New Zealand in the first ODI but...

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