Indian women trounce Sri Lanka by 9 wickets, inflict T20 array whitewash

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Ranchi: The Indian women’s cricket group dished out a clinical opening to trounce Sri Lanka by nine
wickets in a third and final Twenty20 International and finish a 3-0 array whitewash, here on Friday.

Asked to bowl, India limited Sri Lanka to 89-9 and t

India’s Smriti Mandhana tip scored with dominant 43. Getty

hen impressed a aim in usually 13.5 overs, reaching 91 for a detriment of usually one wicket.

Sri Lanka’s preference to bat initial backfired as usually 4 batters — Eshani Lokusuriyage (25 not out), Chamari Atapattu (21), Ama Kanchana (17) and Nipuni Hansika (13) — reached double digits opposite a trained Indian bowling attack.

Left-arm approved Ekta Bisht (3/17) was a collect of a bowlers, while Anuja Patil (2/19) also chipped in with dual wickets. The Indians were also pointy on a field, inflicting dual runs outs.

Later opening twin of Smriti Mandhana, who finished run-a-ball dominant 43, and Vellaswamy Vanitha (34 off 25) got India’s follow off to a flier, notching adult 64 discerning runs in usually 52 balls.

After such a drifting start, Vanitha’s exclusion frequency worried a Indians as Mandhana and Veda Krishnamurthy (13 not out) knocked off a remaining runs but most trouble.

The BCCI has congratulated a members of a Indian women’s cricket group for their 3-0 array win opposite Sri Lanka.

Board President Shashank Manohar said: “The women’s group has finished consistently well, in new times with T20I array win opposite Australia in Australia and now opposite Sri Lanka during home. we would like to honour captain Mithali Raj for a unchanging uncover by her group and we wish that a Indian women’s group would continue to build a movement for a ICC World T20 2016.” PTI

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