Pakistan women cricket team beat Sri Lanka by one wicket in a thrilling first twenty-20 of three match series at Colombo.Batting first Sri Lanka women scored 129 runs for the loss of six wickets in allotted 20 over’s.Opener Anushka Sanjeewani remains top scorer with 61 runs knock. She hit 8 boundaries.

Nilakshi de Silva made unbeaten 35 runs.For Pakistan, Diana Baig and Sana Mir took two wickets each.In reply Pakistan women achieved the 130 run target for the loss of nine wickets in 19.5 over’s.Javeria Khan remained top scorer with 52 runs while skipper Bismah Maroof added 42 runs.For Sri Lanka, Sugandika Kumari took three wickets.

The second and third match will be played on March 30 and 31. Earlier, Pakistan women win three match one day series 3-nil.