Sri Lanka and Pakistan share trophy: ICC WWT20 Qualifiers

The heavy overnight rain fell which made the pitches at Merrion and YMCA unplayable in the morning and final matches were abandoned. The Pakistan v Sri Lanka match was abandoned and therefore the trophy was shared, Sri Lanka finish above Pakistan in the rankings due to net run rate as both teams had won an equal amount of matches throughout the tournament.

The Player of the Tournament was named as Pakistan’s Bismah Maroof, she performed excellently throughout the tournament and thoroughly deserved the award.

Scores in brief:

Pakistan 112 for 5, 20 overs (Abidi 45, Maroof 35*; Gunaratne 2-7)
Sri Lanka- Did not bat
Match abandoned
Trophy shared

Final Placings

1.      Sri Lanka

2.      Pakistan

3.      Ireland

4.      Netherlands

5.      Thailand

6.      Zimbabwe

7.      Canada

8.      Japan