Women’s Asia Cup IND W vs BAN W: India Won The Match By 59 Runs And Into The Semi-Finals
The Indian women’s cricket team has reached the semi-finals of the Women’s Asia Cup. India defeated Bangladesh by 59 runs in a one-sided fashion in the match played on Saturday. This is India’s fourth win in five matches in this tournament and the team has booked a place in the semi-finals. The last four matches will be played on October 13.
Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and decided to bat first. Indian team scored 159 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the target of 160 runs, Bangladesh’s team could only score 100 runs. India’s Shefali Verma was the player of the match. He played an innings of 55 runs in 44 balls as well as took two wickets in 4 overs spending just 10 runs.
IND W vs BAN W: The 96-run partnership between Mandhana-Shefali Verma
Openers Smriti Mandhana and Shefali Verma gave India a good start. In the power play, India scored 59 runs without losing a wicket. The Indian team scored 50 runs in 5.2 overs. At the end of 10 overs, India’s score was 91 runs without losing a wicket. India got its first blow in the last ball of the 12th over. Mandhana returned to the pavilion after being run out. He scored 47 runs off 38 balls.
IND W vs BAN W: Bangladesh’s innings falter after a good start
Chasing the target, Bangladesh started well too. Bangladesh scored 30 runs without losing a wicket in the power play. Openers Fargana Haque and Murshida Khatoon gave the team a good start. There was a 45-run partnership between the two.
Bangladesh’s first wicket on the first ball of the 10th over, Sneh Rana got Murshida caught by Mandhana. Khatoon scored 21 runs off 25 balls. At the same time, after his departure, Fargana Haque also returned to the pavilion for 68 runs in 13.4 overs. His wicket was also taken by Sneh Rana by getting caught by Deepti.