Chantham powers Thailand to a historic victory

tennis player

Thailand Women had a dream game against Pakistan on 6th October. They stunned the Pakistani side with a 4-wicket win. It was also their first win over a Test-playing nation in any format. Pakistan looked shell-shocked as Thailand had done the unthinkable.
Pakistan opted to bat first after winning the toss. Sidra Ameen scored a half-century for Pakistan but did not receive any support from her teammates. Pakistan ended with 116/5 in their 20 overs. Thailand spinners were brilliant and bowled economically throughout. Sornnanrin Tipoch was the pick of the Thailand bowlers picking up 2 crucial wickets.
Thailand started cautiously without taking many risks. The opener, Natthakan Chantham’s 61 off 51 deliveries took Thailand to a victory. The match went down the wire but the inexperienced Thailand side held their nerves to cross the finishing line.
Chantham was declared the Player of the match. In the post-match presentation, she told that she kept things simple taking one ball at a time. She did the basics right and believed in the process than the result.
The Thailand Opener said,

“I was just looking to enjoy the game, play with a straight bat and win the game. I just came to enjoy the game and everything else just came along the way. Played with the ball, the spinners made me work hard, but I enjoyed it and got the job done.”

The win against Pakistan would surely be a stepping stone in the inspiring rise of Thailand Cricket. With this win, they would try to achieve more by qualifying for the semifinals of the Asia Cup.

Follow us for more sports-related news on Twitter

For more sports updates, make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn.

To Top