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India thumps Sri Lanka to stay alive in U-19 Women’s T20 World Cup

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Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup: Indian bowlers restricted Sri Lanka Under-19 to just 59 runs in the allotted 20 overs before chasing the target in just 7.2 overs.

India put its Women’s Under- 19 T20 World Cup crusade back on track in Group 1 Super Six stage with a commanding seven- gate palm against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Following India’s seven- gate defeat against Australia on Saturday, ITS bowlers gave a superb performance, confining Sri Lanka Under- 19 to just 59 runs in the distributed 20 overs.

India swept its group to finish at top place in Group D and advance to the coming group stage of the Women’s U19 T20 World Cup.

But, India’s unbeaten run at the event came to an end with a seven- gate thrashing by Australia in the Super Six nature then on Saturday. Within 24 hours of a morale- shattering defeat, the Indian platoon will play its coming game, against Sri Lanka.

Sixteen- time-old leg- incentive Parshavi Chopra was the pick of the Indian bowlers, grabbing four lattices, while left- arm incentive Mannat Kashyap took two lattices as the brace ran through the opposition fur line- up.

India also scored the winning target in7.2 overs for the loss of commander Shafali Verma, gate- keeper Richa Ghosh and Shweta Sehrawat.

Soumya Tiwari( 28 not out) also smashed five boundaries off just 15 deliveries as India made a mockery of the paltry aggregate.

Before India, after winning the toss, tagged to coliseum first and met with immediate success when attachment Titas Sandhu, who plays for Bengal, got Nethmi Senarathna in thee first ball.

The baits took charge snappily and within no time Sri Lanka were charmed by their spell, with only captain Vishmi Gunaratne( 25) and Umaya Rathnayake( 13) managing to score in double integers.

The delicacy of the bowlers can be gauged from the fact that only one run was given away by way of extras. Bowling a tight line, the Indian bowlers did n’t give any room to their opponents to play their strokes freely, and only three boundaries came during the the course of the Sri Lanka innings.

Nature and a member of the India elderly platoon, Shafali, following her citable innings against Australia on Saturday where she scored eight runs, could have used the occasion against Sri Lanka on Sunday to strike form.

But the 18- time-old managed just 15 before she was trapped in front by out- incentive Dewmi Vihanga, who claimed all three Indian lattices.

Brief scores: Sri Lanka Women U-19 59 for 9 in 20 overs (Vishmi Gunaratne 25; Parshavi Chopra 4/5, Mannat Kashyap 2/16) lost to India 60 for 3 in 7.2 overs. Know More Cricket News…

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