India kicked off their Women’s U19-T20 World Cup campaign in the Group 1 Super 6 stage with a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka on Sunday.
After India lost by seven wickets to Australia on Saturday, the ITS bowlers put in an excellent performance, with Sri Lanka U19s limited to just 59 runs in their allotted 20 overs.
Sixteen-year-old leg spinner Parshavi Chopra was selected as India’s bowler, taking four wickets, while left spinner Mannat Kashyap took two wickets as the duo ran through opposing batting line-ups.
India then scored the winning goal in 7.2 overs as they lost skipper Shafari Verma, wicketkeeper Richa Ghosh and Shweta Sefrawat.
Soumya Tiwari (not 28 out) has smashed her 5 borders from just 15 deliveries and India has mocked a pittance. Earlier, after winning the toss, India decided to bowl first, an immediate success as Seamantitas Sandhu, who plays for Bengal, scored Nesmy Sena Rasuna in the first ball.
Crackpot quickly took the lead and before long Sri Lanka were captivated by their magic, with only captains his Vishmi Gunaratne (25) and his Umaya Rathnayake (13) scoring in double figures.
The bowler’s accuracy can also be seen from the fact that as an extra he was only awarded one run. The Indian bowlers played a tight line, leaving no room for their opponents to clear their shots and only had three boundaries as the innings progressed in Sri Lanka.
Shafari, the opening pitcher and India’s senior team member, was able to capitalize on his chance against Sri Lanka on Sunday to pick up form after scoring a memorable 8 of his runs against Australia on Saturday. must. However, the 18-year-old managed only 15 wickets and was caught up by off-spinner Dewmi Vihanga.
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