Home > Videos > Mixed bag >

Australia women seal series win against Pakistan women

The Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars have made light work of Pakistan, with Meg Lanning and Nicole Bolton leading the way for the world champions. Captain Meg Lanning and opener Nicole Bolton have led the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars to a comfortable win in the third one-day international against Pakistan, sealing a three-nil series victory for the home side.

The pair put on 135 for the second wicket after the Australian bowlers restricted Pakistan to 1-189 off their 50 overs. Spin-bowling allrounder Jess Jonassen again stole the show with the ball, grabbing three wickets as the hosts kept Pakistan to 8-189 from their 50 overs – a target the Southern Stars would have considered well and truly manageable after chasing down 122 inside 25 overs in Sunday’s rain-affected encounter.

The Australian bowlers were forced to work hard in the early going, as openers Rene Farrell and Julie Hunter were economical without snaring that crucial first-up wicket. Marina Iqbal and Javeria Khan put on 41 at the top of the order before Sarah Coyte got the breakthrough, a bottom edge from a slog sweep held expertly by Alyssa Healy behind the stumps.

Iqbal was then joined in the middle by Pakistan’s leading run-scorer Bismah Maroof and the two went about lifting the scoring rate. But just as she did in the second ODI, Jonassen entered the attack and had an immediate effect. After a strong lbw appeal was turned down in her first over, Jonassen took matters into her own hands, a flighted delivery crashing into the stumps of the charging Iqbal (38).

India tour of Australia 2014, Practice matches

Nov 24, 2014 (05:29 IST)   at Glenelg, Adelaide

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 (11:30 IST)   at Sharjah

India tour of Australia 2014, Practice matches

Nov 28, 2014 (05:29 IST)   at Adelaide

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Nov 28, 2014 (12:00 IST)   at Dhaka

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 29, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

More

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Nov 26, 2014  at Dhaka

Bangladesh won by 124 runs

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 26, 2014  at Colombo

Sri Lanka won by 25 runs

Hong Kong tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 24, 2014  at Colombo

Hong Kong won by 2 wkts

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Nov 23, 2014  at Chittagong

Bangladesh won by 68 runs

South Africa tour of Australia, 2014

Nov 23, 2014  at Sydney

Australia won by 2 wickets (D/L method)

Photos

Phil Hughes suffers head injury: In photos

Videos

AB de Villiers: Disappointed with defeat in Australia

Sachin Tendulkar express shock on Phillip Hughes’ death

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) must be disqualified, says Supreme Court

Virat Kohli mourns Phil Hughes’ death

Phil Hughes passes away: Twitter reactions

Australia Bangladesh Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe 2014 England India India tour of Australia 2014-15 Pakistan Phil Hughes head injury South Africa Sri Lanka Zimbabwe Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh 2014 Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh 2014

Phillip Hughes dies after being hit by bouncer during Sheffield Shield clash in Sydney

Phillip Hughes death reignites age-old safety debate

Sachin Tendulkar express shock on Phillip Hughes’ death

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) must be disqualified, says Supreme Court

Virat Kohli mourns Phil Hughes’ death

Phillip Hughes: Rest in peace

Moeen Ali becomes third fastest centurion for England in ODIs

Ishant Sharma — Is his current ODI form good enough to earn him a place in ICC World Cup 2015 squad?

The birth of Day Night cricket matches

Phillip Hughes head injury: Are helmets making batsmen complacent?

Fan of the Day

Niharika Shah

Niharika Shah

682 Posts | 6 Fans

Video: Phil Hughes suffers head injury, collapses on field during New South Wales vs South Australia tie

Bigg Boss: Hot Pakistani model Veena Malik and husband arrested on blasphemy charges

மணப்பெண் அழகு சரிபார்ப்பு பட்டியல் – உங்கள் திருமணத்திற்கு ஒரு மாதத்திற்கு முன் என்ன செய்ய வேண்டும்

Bigg Boss 8: Is Gautam Gulati out of the house?

More broadband connections to boost GDP growth in Asia Pacific: GSMA

Scoop: Is Sid Mallya really gay? Watch video to find out!

Microsoft Lumia 535: First non-Nokia low budget Windows smartphone set to be launched today

रितेश-जेनेलिया देशमुख के घर पुत्ररत्न का हुआ जन्म

India is becoming our largest overseas market, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun says

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here