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In pictures: Pakistan women down India in rain-affected encounter

Published Mar 20, 2016 04:45pm

Pakistan defeated India by two runs in a riveting contest which was decided on DL method on Saturday.

Sana Mir's side were 77/6, requiring 20 runs off 24 balls before heavy showers stopped play.

Pakistan, who were rattled by India with three wickets in 10 balls, were 2 runs ahead on DL method and persistent rain meant they ended up on the winning side after the cut-off time.

Pakistan players celebrate the wicket of India’s Smirti Mandhana. The green shirts were extraordinary with the ball early in the innings. — AP
Pakistan players celebrate the wicket of India’s Smirti Mandhana. The green shirts were extraordinary with the ball early in the innings. — AP
Pakistan’s Anam Amin, right, ties the shoe laces of India’s Harpreet Kaur. — AP
Pakistan’s Anam Amin, right, ties the shoe laces of India’s Harpreet Kaur. — AP
Pakistani captain Sana Mir, right, celebrates the wicket of India’s Vellaswamy Vanitha with her wicket keeper Sidra Nawaz. — AP
Pakistani captain Sana Mir, right, celebrates the wicket of India’s Vellaswamy Vanitha with her wicket keeper Sidra Nawaz. — AP
Pakistan’s Nida Dar, left,  celebrates the wicket of India’s captain Mithali Raj. — AP
Pakistan’s Nida Dar, left, celebrates the wicket of India’s captain Mithali Raj. — AP
Pakistan players wait for the next Indian batter. — AP
Pakistan players wait for the next Indian batter. — AP
Pakistan’s Nahida Khan hits a four. — AP
Pakistan’s Nahida Khan hits a four. — AP
Pakistan’s Iram Javed hits it hard. — AP
Pakistan’s Iram Javed hits it hard. — AP
Sana Mir reacts after her team won against India by 2 runs Duckworth Lewis method. — AP
Sana Mir reacts after her team won against India by 2 runs Duckworth Lewis method. — AP
A Pakistani cricket player hugs her captain Sana Mir. — AP
A Pakistani cricket player hugs her captain Sana Mir. — AP
Pakistan cricket team celebrates after they won against India. — AP
Pakistan cricket team celebrates after they won against India. — AP