Naukalpan (Mexico): Brazil beat Canada in the qualifying round of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup.
In the first innings, Brazil were bowled out for 48 in 17 overs. In reply, Canada had to accept a shock defeat with three runs to spare.
Batting after losing the toss, Brazil scored 48 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 17 overs. Captain Roberta Avery was Brazil’s top scorer with 21 off 32 balls with two fours. No one else in the Brazil line could see the double. In reply, Canada were 46 for five in 16 overs. All they needed to win the last over was three runs. He had five wickets in hand. But Laura Cardoso, who came in to bowl the last over for Brazil, turned the match around. Krima Kapadia, who scored nine off 24 balls, was out on the first ball. Hala Asmat, Hiba Shamshad and Sana Zafar, who came to the crease later, were out for zero. In the fifth ball, Canada’s top scorer Mukhwinder Singh was run out for a second run. With this, Brazil won by an incredible one run.