Australia on Tuesday beat New Zealand by 33 runs to win their 3rd consecutive game in the tournament.

Australia posted 153/7 after opting to bat first. Opener Alyssa Healy continued her good form scoring 53 runs. Rachel Haynes hit unbeaten 29 runs.

Lee Kasperek scalped 3 wickets and Sophie Devine picked 2 wickets.

In reply, NZ were bowled out for 120 runs in 17.3 overs. Suzie Bates top scored with 48 runs. Megan Schute picked 3 wickets while Delissa Kimmince and Sophie Molineux shared 2 wickets each.

In another game, Pakistan kept their title hopes alive by defeating Ireland by 38 runs.

Pakistan scored 139/6. Javeria Khan top scored with 74* runs. Lucy picked 3 wickets.

In reply, Ireland could only manage 101/9. Shillington (27) and Isobel Joyce (30) were the onlh players to score in double digits.

Sana Mir, Aiman Anwar, Aliya Riaz and Nashra Sandhu claimed 2 wickets each.


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