IND-W vs SL-W : The Indian women’s team, captained by Harmanpreet Kaur, has made a great start. Indian women’s team beat Sri Lanka by 34 runs in the first T20 match. Chasing a target of 139 runs in the match held at Dambulla Stadium on Thursday, the Sri Lankan team could only make 104 for five wickets in 20 overs. The next match of the three-match T20 series between the two teams will be played on June 25 at this ground.
IND-W vs SL-W : Batting first after winning the toss, India had scored 138 runs for six wickets.
Jemima Rodrigues played the highest unbeaten innings of 36 runs. On the other hand, Shefali Verma contributed 31 and captain Harmanpreet Kaur contributed 22 runs. For Sri Lanka, Ranveera took three wickets and Oshadi Ranasinghe took three wickets.
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Chasing the target of 139 runs, the Sri Lankan team appeared under pressure from the beginning.
He had lost three wickets within the first seven overs. During this, V. Gunaratne (1), captain Chamari Atapattu (16) and Harshita Madvi (10 runs) lost the wickets. After this the Sri Lankan innings could not return to the track and it became impossible to reach its target. Only Kavisha Dilhari could struggle who scored an unbeaten 47. Radha Yadav dismissed the maximum two players from India. At the same time, Pooja Vastrakar, Shefali Verma and Deepti Sharma took one wicket each.
IND-W vs SL-W : First match after world cup
This was the first international match of the Indian women’s team after a disappointing performance in the Women’s ODI World Cup 2022. Also, this was the first assignment of the Indian team after the retirement of veteran player Mithali Raj. Mithali had announced on June 8 to consider her 23-year illustrious international career.