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Women's World Cup, IND vs SL: India continues its winning streak, beats Sri Lanka by 16 runs

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 July 2017, 1:28 IST
Women's World Cup, IND vs SL

Driving on Mithali Raj and Deepti Sharma brilliant batting performance, Indian Women Cricket Team registered its fourth consecutive win in the ICC Women's World Cup after beating Sri Lanka by 16 runs.

After winning the toss, skipper Mithali Raj chose to bat.

Captain Mithali Raj, along with Deepti Sharma, forged a 118-run stand and helped India post a total of 232.

Sri Lanka began cautiously, but lost wickets at crucial junctures throughout the match. Dilani Manodara top-scored with 61.

Poonam Yadav and Jhulan Goswami did the trick with the ball.

Deepti Sharma was awarded as the player of the match.

Sri Lanka Women (Playing XI): Nipuni Hansika, Hasini Perera, Chamari Atapattu, Shashikala Siriwardene, Dilani Manodara(w), Prasadani Weerakkody, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Chandima Gunaratne, Ama Kanchana, Sripali Weerakkody, Inoka Ranaweera(c)

India Women (Playing XI): Punam Raut, Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Mithali Raj(c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma(w), Jhulan Goswami, Mansi Joshi, Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav.

-ANI

First published: 6 July 2017, 1:28 IST
 
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