A team effort helped PNG to win over hosts Scotland by 6 wickets.
Top Performers: PNG Women vs Scotland Women
1) Kathryn Bryce – The Skipper of Scotland continued to be the top scorer again for her team with 45 runs.
2) Sibona Jimmy – The off-spinner from PNG ended up as the highest wicket-taker for the team with the figures of 2 for 16 in 4 overs.
3) Brenda Tau – The wicket-keeping batter played a responsible inning of 30 runs, which helped PNG to chase the target of 102.
All-round team performance helped PNG to win over hosts Scotland by 6 wickets at Arbroath on Sunday.
Winning the toss, PNG skipper opted to field on an average looking batting surface. The Skipper of Scotland, Kathryn Bryce ended up as the highest scorer for the team with 45 runs as rest other batters did not contribute much with the bat. The off-spinner Sibona Jimmy picked up two wickets, that restricted Scotland to set a moderate total of 102.
Chasing the target, PNG lost both the openers in a quick session scoring 12 and 6 respectively. It looked like Scotland will seal the game, but the wicket-keeping better stood out for PNG along with Ruma, both had a partnership of 36. In the end, sensible batting from Arua and Oloa helped PNG to chase down the target in 19.3 overs.
With this win, PNG are off to first win of the tournament as their first match was abandoned due to Rain.
Brief Score: Scotland 101 for 5( Bryce K 45, Jimmy 2 for 16) lost to PNG 102 for 4( Tau 30, Bryce K 1 for 8) by 6 wickets
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