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Indonesia caused another upset on the way to the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup, as India, Pakistan, and Scotland claimed confidence-boosting victories in their official warm-up matches for the U19 Women’s T20 World Cup

in their official warm-up matches for the U19 Women’s T20 World Cup

Shafali Verma shines (with the bat) Although the 18-year-old, who has made 72 senior white-ball appearances, was run out for 10, she still prevailed with her off-spin.

Verma has only taken seven senior international wickets in 24 overs.

But she has been tough on Australia’s batting line-up, taking 3/8 from four overs that included a maiden and claiming opener Paris Bowdler.

Together with Verma, Parshavi Chopra’s 2/14 (3 overs) prevented Australia from reaching 79/7 and successfully defended their 97/8.

In India’s first innings, Hrishita Basu’s 28 at No. 7 was crucial.

Followed by Richa Ghosh’s 12 with the bat.

After a win over Zimbabwe in an unofficial warm-up

Indonesia repeated the feat in official play, defending 70 with another resolute performance with the ball. This win makes Indonesia the talk of the town.

There were only three Indonesian players who scored in the double digits.

With captain Ni Luh Ketut Wesika Ratna Dewi’s 13 being the team high right away.

Olinder Chare, a right-armer, scored 3/8 (4), and Kelis Ndhlovu, a highly regarded bowler, took two maidens in a spell of 1/4 (4).

In a span of 3/13, the skipper claimed three of the top five spots for Indonesia, who responded strongly.

Lie Qiao took Ndhlovu’s big wicket for just 5, and the other bowlers followed with wickets to keep Zimbabwe at 55.

In the actual tournament, Indonesia faces off against New Zealand, Ireland, and the West Indies.

Strong performance by Pakistan against Ireland Despite

The fact that a 56-run partnership between Annabel Squires and Georgina Dempsey threatened to change the momentum.

Pakistan were in control of the bat and defeated Ireland by 89 runs with 26 balls remaining and seven wickets to spare.

Pakistan’s spin unit absorbed the runs after Pakistan skipper Syeda Aroob Shah removed Ireland’s opposing skipper Amy Hunter for just 13 runs.

Nethmi Senerathna’s half-century was the only score above 14 on the difficult St. Stithians College surface in Johannesburg, and Sri Lanka easily defeated UAE on the field.

Senarathna almost carried the bat, using the lower order to propel Sri Lanka to 90/9.

In the 52-run victory, Vidushika Perera and Dewmi Vihanga Wijerathne each took three wickets.

In contrast, despite Belise Murekatete’s 2/22 (4) on the opposing side and Anna Browning’s fifty.

New Zealand defeated Rwanda by 63 runs to post 154/5.

In the other warm-up match of the day.

England defeated the West Indies by nine wickets to 65/8.

While Scotland defeated the United States by 45 runs.

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