Veteran all-rounder Nida Dar's contributions with both the bat and ball helped Pakistan ladies pushed aside their South African opposite numbers via seven wickets within the first in their 3-T20I collection in Pretoria on Wednesday.

Dar, 32, took two wickets for 30 runs within the South African innings, which had its top order over again shattered through the extraordinary Sana Mir (14-three).

The Proteas ultimately finished with 119 for the lack of seven wickets of their allocated 20 overs courtesy some overdue resurgence via Chloe Tyron, who contributed 43 runs off just 31 balls.

Pakistan women's run chase suffered a setback inside the very first over when Javeria Rauf became sent returned to the pavilion with out stressful the scoreboard.

whilst her fellow opener Umaima Sohail (10) additionally departed at the score of 29, South Africa girls had their satisfactory chance to make matters thrilling.

however, Dar and captain Bismah Maroof's 53-run innings every made certain that their side drew first blood inside the collection.

Dar became brushed off only a few runs faraway from the victory however Maroof, the skipper, finished unbeaten. The previous become passed the player-of-the-match award for her -way performance.