India Women Beat Sri Lanka by 51 Runs in Final T20I, Clinch Series 4-0

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The Indian ladies’s cricket staff received the ultimate Twenty20 Worldwide towards Sri Lanka on Tuesday by 52 runs to finish a 4-Zero sequence win and finish what was already a profitable tour on a excessive.Chasing 157 to win, the hosts had been bundled out for 105 in 17.Four overs in Katunayake. This defeat got here only a day after they misplaced the fourth T20I by seven wickets.

Poonam Yadav was the star bowler for India, ending the sport with figures of 4-0-18-3. She was ably supported by Radha Yadav and Deepti Sharma, each of whom took two wickets every.

It was Poonam who struck early for India, eradicating Chamari Athapaththu within the very first over of the sport. Sharma then eliminated the opposite opener Yasoda Mendis within the third over.

Anushka Sanjeewani and Shashikala Siriwardene stitched collectively a 34-run stand for the third wicket and had been scoring at a brisk charge, however Radha eliminated the latter and that was the start of the tip for the hosts.

Tight overs from Anuja Patil and Radha noticed the asking charge climb steeply and led to Oshadi Ranasinghe focusing on skipper Harmanpreet in a bid to up their scoring charge.

However Arundhati Reddy dismissed Ranasinghe and this led to a collapse. Wickets fell repeatedly and when the 17th over noticed India declare three wickets, the writing was on the wall for the house aspect.

The final wicket fell within the subsequent over and India had been celebrating the tip of a really profitable tour of the island nation.

Within the first innings, Harmanpreet Kaur top-scored for India with 63 and younger Jemimah Rodrigues chipped in with a precious 46 after Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana once more did not get the staff off to a superb begin, the latter falling for a duck.

Nonetheless, a late innings collapse noticed them lose 7 wickets in 4.Three overs at a time once they regarded heading in the right direction to attain no less than 180.

Having scored 128 after 14 overs for the lack of three wickets, India had been dismissed for 156 in 18.Three overs however it didn’t matter in the long run.

Earlier than profitable the T20I sequence, India had received the three-match ODI sequence 2-1.




First Printed: September 25, 2018, 2:12 PM IST



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