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Pakistan Women Tour Of Australia: Australia Beat Pakistan By 8 Wickets In 1st T20

Australia women beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the first twenty20 international of three-match series at Sydney

After winning the toss, Pakistan elected to bat and set a target of 119 for the hosts Australia.

Omaima Sohail scored 30 runs while Ayesha Naseem added 24 runs to help the green shirts set a target.

Megan Schutt was the successful bowler for Australia with five wickets for just 15 runs in four overs.

In reply, the hosts achieved the target in 14th over for loss of two wickets.

Ellyse Perry played a brilliant inning of 57 runs not out while Ashleigh Gardner added 30 runs not out.