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29th-Aug-2014

Australia women's cricket team beat Pakistan to secure 4-0 ODI series whitewash

By Agency

The Australian women's cricket team have recorded a 37-run win over Pakistan for a cleansweep of their four-match one day international series.
Batting first at Redlands, the hosts set a total of 9 for 220 from their 50 overs, before bowling Pakistan out for 183 in the final over.
Erin Osborne was named player-of-the-match for her all-round performance which included an innings of 47 not out and two wickets.
Osborne anchored the Southern Stars' innings with her highest international score, batting with Delissa Kimmince (42) in a 41-run partnership.
Pakistan captain Sana Mir (3 for 44) was the pick of the bowlers, snaring three key wickets.
The visitors' top-order again proved solid with Javeria Khan (54) and Bismah Maroof (26) putting on a 79-run stand and leading the run-scorers for their side.
Both succumbed to Osborne, who finished with figures of 2 for 25.
Sarah Coyte was in good touch bowling at the death, finishing with figures of 3 for 32.
Nicole Bolton was named player-of-the-series as the leading run-scorer with 152 runs.
Jess Jonassen's 10-wicket haul saw her top the list of wicket-takers for the series.