Australia white wash ODI series against Pakistan

Australia women whitewashed Pakistan to complete the series win 3-0. In the match held today Aussies defeated Pakistan by 89 runs. Chasing a mammoth target of 325 Pakistan could score only 235 runs from 50 overs. Ashleigh Gardner was selected Player of the Match. Meg Lanning and Sana Mir took honors for Player of the Series.

Electing to bat Australia scored 324/7 in 50 overs. Alyssa Healy missed out her ton and was out 3 runs short of a hundred. Late order blitz from Ashleigh Gardner helped Australia finish strong. Gardner scored 62 runs unbeaten from 37 balls. Sana Mir took 3 wickets for Pakistan and Anam Amin picked up two. Beth Mooney(38), Ellyse Perry(32), Rachael Haynes(30) were other prominent scorers for Australia.

Chasing a mammoth score, Aliya Riaz scored a half-century for Pakistan. She was out after scoring 51 runs. Sidra Ameen(41), Nahida Khan(37), Sana Mir(26), Nida Dar(30) fought hard but Pakistan could come nowhere near Australia’s huge total. Ashleigh Gardner took 3 wickets and won the Player of the Match award for her all-round efforts.

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