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T20I tri-series: India women beat West Indies by 56 runs

Smriti Mandhana and captain Harmanpreet Kaur crack fine unbeaten half-centuries
India Women, in a Twitter image on Tuesday, celebrate during their win over West Indies Women.
India Women, in a Twitter image on Tuesday, celebrate during their win over West Indies Women.
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PTI   |   East London   |   Published 25.01.23, 04:54 AM

Smriti Mandhana and captain Harmanpreet Kaur cracked fine unbeaten half-centuries as India beat West Indies by 56 runs to keep their slate clean in the Women’s T20I tri-series.

India Women, after winning the toss and electing to bat, were off to a good start and managed 167 for two in 20 overs. They then restricted the opponents to 111 for four to eke out their second consecutive win of the series.

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Openers Yastika Bhatia and Mandhana stitched together a 33-run partnership. At 52 for two, there were some tense moments but once Mandhana and Harmanpreet paired up, boundaries flowed freely.

Harmanpreet, who was leading the side after missing the opening match, was on song as she smashed a 35-ball 51. Mandhana made 74 off just 51 deliveries.

Brief scores: India Women 167/2 in 20 ovs (Smriti Mandhana 74 n.o., Harmanpreet Kaur 56 n.o.). West Indies Women 111/4 in 20 ovs (Shemaine Campbelle 47, Hayley Matthews 34 n.o.; Deepti Sharma 2/24). Ind Women won by 56 runs.



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