Women of Australia 273 for 7 (Lanning 124, Haynes 79, Sandhu 3-54) beat Women of Pakistan 123 all (Nahida 66, Molineux 4-14) for 150 races  Meg Lanning clings to a short ball © Getty Images and Cricket Australia
Twelfth ODI Meg Lanning in 68 innings helped Australia defeat Pakistan in 150 races in the second ODI in Kuala Lumpur. First hitting, Australia scored an impressive 273 for 7. Left-arm spinner Sophie Molineux then ran through the Pakistan lineup with a 4-for-14 to add 123, helping Australia go 2-0 in the series with a match . still to go The victory also put Australia two clear points in the main table of the ICC Women's Championship.
Pakistan showed a slightly better show with the bat on Saturday after being scared by 95 in the first match. But that was all thanks to the opener Nahida Khan of 114 balls 66, the highest score of a batter of Pakistan against Australia. The second highest contribution was 15 from Sana Mir, while the rest of the batters collapsed once more.
Chasing 274, they went 37 for 3 in the tenth with Megan Schutt and Ellyse Perry doing the damage from the beginning, after which Molineux came to the fore. Molineux took two windows in his first spell to reduce Pakistan to 77 by 5, before breaking again with the 44-race Nahida and Sana. In his nine shots, Molineux threw 48 points. Over time, Pakistan was eliminated in 41. The two shutters of Ashleigh Gardner cleaned the tail.
Earlier in the day, Lanning opted to hit after winning the draw, and entered when Alyssa Healy was fired by Diana Baig in the seventh inning. Lanning then saw Nicole Bolton and Perry make the way back, after which she combined with Rachael Haynes for a spot in the first place of 181 races that crushed the bowlers of Pakistan. Haynes and Lanning were dismissed at positions 44 and 46 respectively, as Nashra Sandhu helped Pakistan end its bowling efforts on a strong note.
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