Sport

Southern Stars steal nine-wicket win over Pakistan

WARWICK pace bowler Delissa Kimmince took 1-8 off two overs as the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars recorded a nine-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Women's T20 (WT20 INTL) of the Commonwealth Bank

International Women's Series on the Gold Coast yesterday.

The team lines up for game 2 of the series today at the Gold Coast District Cricket Club Ground.

The visitors were bowled out for 92 in their 20 overs, which the Australian side chased down at the loss of only one wicket, finishing 1-95 in the 13th over.

Erin Osborne was named player of the match for her career best T20 figures of 4-19. Kimmince was sixth bowler used and took 1-8.

Pakistan openers Marina Iqbal (22) and Nain Abidi (20) were the leading run-scorers for their side before their lower order suffered a batting collapse, losing their last five wickets for eight runs.

Osborne claimed 4-19 while Sarah Coyte (3-9) snared her three wickets in the final over.

Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars openers Elyse Villani (58 not out) and Jess Jonassen (19) set up their side's run chase with a 59-run partnership before Jonassen was caught out at deep mid-wicket.

Captain Meg Lanning added an unbeaten eight to push her side past their set target.

Nida Dar (1-15) was the sole wicket-taker for

Pakistan. Kimmince was down to bat at No.6 but was not required

The two teams will meet in the second T20 of the series on Sunday 31 August at Gold Coast District Cricket Club.

Topics:  cricket, pakistan




Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Local choice protects pigs

PASSION FOR PORK: Free range Tamworth pigs are doing well on Belinda Marriage’s Karara property.

Karara producer gives insight on the pork industry.

Bartley has eye on Ekka

David Bartley will compete at the Ekka after winning several awards at the Darling Downs Young Judges and Paraders.

Scots PGC student to compete at the Ekka

How you can help save young woman's life

Maryvale woman Tracey Young is battling Atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome (aHUS), with her treatment costing $500,000 per year.

Auction to raise money for local with debalitating illness

Latest deals and offers


She’ll be apples in Stanthorpe as festival kicks off

Jonathan Apple, festival president John Thouard, former Young Ambassadors Miriam Spina and Taylah Wantling and Isabella Grape welcomed the start of the 2016 Festival.

It’s a great start for the 10 days of festival ahead'

IBAC Evidence Police Bashing 5

Officers drag the woman back to her cell

In this video the woman drinks water from the toilet.

IBAC Evidence Police Bashing 4

In this video the woman asks for water as the tap in the room is broken

IBAC Evidence Police Bashing 3

In this video police continue their search and male officers are present despite...

Sale nears on last large block of land in Coolum

The 43.37ha property on South Coolum Rd has sold.

South Coolum Rd property to be land banked

Caloundra’s former Centrepoint Buffet site up for sale

FOR SALE: The home of the old Centrepoint Buffet

Restaurant fined for unhygienic practices closed months ago