India Women vs Sri Lanka Women: Indian Women’s team won their first match of the Asia Cup by winning the match by 41 runs, India Women’s team lost the toss but won the match.
Here’s a summary of the match, in a nutshell, Sri Lanka’s decision to bowl first paid early dividends as both Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma were prized in the powerplay in successive overs. Also Read, Jasprit Bumrah is not out of the World Cup yet said BCCI President Sourav Ganguly
However, India got off to an aggressive start after that, with Jemima Rodrigues’ swashbuckling 76 off 53 balls to build a strong first-innings total. Jemimah was supported by Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur, who contributed 33 runs in a 92-run stand for the third wicket to take India to a decent total of 150/6.
Chasing a target of 151 runs to win, the Sri Lanka women’s team was never chasing the target after losing a couple of wickets in the form of run-outs. After this, D Hemlata shared seven wickets with Deepti Sharma and Pooja Vastrakar as Sri Lanka lost their last five wickets for just 7 runs. Also Read, Surya Kumar Is The 1st Indian Batsman To Score The Most Runs In A Year.
India Women vs Sri Lanka Women Brief Scores: India Women 150/6 (Jemima Rodrigues 76; Oshadi Ranasinghe 3-32) beat Sri Lanka Women 109 all out (Hasini Perera 30; Dayalan Hemlata 3-15) by 41 runs
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