LAHORE, Sept 17: A fine century by Sana Javed and equally superb bowling by Khurshid Jabeen enabled Pakistan annihilate Hong Kong by 230 runs in the first match of the Asian qualifying round for the Women’s World Cup at the Qadhafi Stadium on Sunday.
Right-hander Sana struck 117 as Pakistan rattled up 292 for four in 50 overs.
Hong Kong, in response, crashed to 62 all out in 32 overs with slow left-armer Khurshid picking up four wickets for 15 runs in eight overs.
After winning the toss and electing to bat first on a flat wicket, Pakistan lost opener Taskeen Qadeer for four.
But Sajida Shah (53 off 77 balls with eight fours) then joined skipper Urooj Mumtaz (11) in a second-wicket stand of 67.
After Urooj was dismissed, Sana Javed stole the limelight in her breathtaking 102-ball innings during which she struck 21 boundaries.
Hong Kong lacked control in their bowling and conceded no less than 62 runs in extras, including as many as 45 wides.
Taskeen Qadeer lbw b Pratt 4
Urooj Mumtaz b Keenu Gill 11
Sajida Shah c Miles b Keenu Gill 53
Sana Javed not out 117
Sana Mir c Keenu Gill b Kwan 26
Shumaila Mushtaq not out 19
EXTRAS (LB-2, W-45, NB-15) 62
TOTAL (for four wkts, 50 overs) 292
FALL OF WKTS: 1-5, 2-72, 3-117, 4-213.
DID NOT BAT: Batool Fatima, Khurshid Jabeen, Maryum Butt, Qanita Jalil, Asmavia Iqbal,
BOWLING: Neisha Pratt 10-0-44-1; Natasha Miles 10-0-41-0; Betty Chan 10-0-30-0; Angela Kwan 6-0-56-1; Keenu Gill 9-0-62-2; Godiva Li 5-0-57-0.
Sarah Eames b Asmavia 0
Betty Chan b Maryum 2
Neisha Pratt c Batool b Sajida 16
Natasha Miles c and b Sajida 15
Renee Montgomery c Sajida b Khurshid 1
Sam Mcilwraith c Sana Javed b Khurshid 1
Keenu Gill c Sana Javed b Urooj 4
Julie Atkinson lbw b Khurshid 0
Kylie Knott c and b Khurshid 3
Angela Kwan not out 0
Godiva Li b Urooj 0
EXTRAS (B-1, LB-3, W-17) 21
TOTAL (all out in 32 overs) 62
FALL OF WKTS: 1-1, 2-23, 3-48, 4-53, 5-53, 6-54, 7-54, 8-61, 9-62.
BOWLING: Asmavia Iqbal 4-0-11-1; Qanita Jalil 5-0-8-0; Maryum Butt 4-0-14-1; Sajida Shah10-3-10-2; Khurshid Jabeen 8-4-15-4; Urooj Mumtaz 1-1-0-2.
RESULT: Pakistan won by 230 runs.
UMPIRES: Iftikhar Malik and Rasheed Bhatti.
MATCH REFEREE: Abdul Sami Khan.
WOMAN-OF-THE-MATCH: Sana Javed.
SECOND MATCH: At Bagh-i-Jinnah on Tuesday.
THIRD MATCH: At Qadhafi Stadium on Thursday.