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West Indies beat India in women's World T20 tie

Sun, Mar 27, 2016, 08:26 PM
Mohali, March 27: West Indies edged out India by three runs in a closely fought women's World Twenty20 encounter at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.

Electing to bowl first on winning the toss, India restricted West Indies to 114/8 in 20 overs with Harmanpreet Kaur and Anuja Patil slicing through the visitors' line-up.

Harmanpreet returned figures of 4/23 in three overs while Anuja registered 3/16 in four overs.

Opener Stafanie Taylor was the top scorer for the West Indies with 47 runs off 45 balls. Deandra Dottin also produced a brisk 45 off 40 balls, but the rest of the West Indies batsmen were unable to reach double figures.

In reply, India could only manage 111/9 in their 20 overs. Dottin bagged 3/16 in her four overs while Afy Fletcher (2/15) also bowled well. Shamilia Connell (1/15) and Shaquana Quintyne (1/19) were also among the wickets.

The hosts suffered a blow right in the opening over as captain Mithali Raj was caught behind in very first over. Veda Krishnamurthy (18) was looking good for a big score with four well-struck boundaries in her 16-ball innings. But she perished while attempting another big hit.

Anuja (26) and Jhulan Goswami (25) carried the Indians past the 100-run mark. But after both were dismissed in consecutive overs, the Indian tail-enders semed tobe overwhelmed by the chalenge.

Brief scores: West Indies women 114/8 in 20 overs (Stafanie Taylor 47, Deandra Dottin 45; Harmanpreet Kaur 4/23, Anuja Patil 3/16) vs India women 111/9 in 20 overs (Anuja Patil 26, Jhulan Goswami 25; Deandra Dottin 3/16, Afy Fletcher 2/15)
Agency: IANS
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