Radio New Zealand – Papua New Guinea have held on to beat the United Arab Emirates by two wickets at the Women’s World T20 Cricket Qualifiers in the Netherlands.

Summary

  • Papua New Guinea have held on to beat the United Arab Emirates by two wickets at the Women’s World T20 Cricket Qualifiers in the Netherlands.
  • The Lewas, who had lost their opening match against tournament favourites Bangladesh, dismissed the UAE for 83 after being asked to bowl first, with an incredible five of the ten wickets coming by way of run out.
  • Sibona Jimmy returned impressive figures of 2 for 11 while Maire Tom conceded just two runs from her two overs.
  • Chasing 84 runs to win PNG were in control 73 for 4 before losing three wickets in 11 balls.
  • Papua New Guinea remain third in Group A on net run rate and will advance to the semi-finals if they beat the Netherlands tomorrow and the UAE come up short against Bangladesh.


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