Women’s T20 World Cup: IND v SL LIVE: India closes in on fourth successive win

Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s LIVE protection of Women’s T20 World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka being performed on the Junction Oval in Melbourne.

Having already certified for the semifinals, the sport towards the Islanders presents India eves a chance to focus on the batting.

Stay tuned as we convey you the toss, enjoying XIs and different updates.


India innings:


IND 89/three after 11 overs: WICKET! Shafali falls wanting a half-century but once more, departs for 47 after operating herself out.

IND 86/2 after 10 overs: WICKET! Shafali now toying with the Sri Lanka. She steps throughout to the appropriate of the off stump and lobs it over quick high-quality leg for a boundary. Harmanpreet, in a rush to complete the innings, goes excessive after taking strike, however fails to get the gap proper and departs after a promising keep (15 runs).

IND 74/1 after 9 overs: India wants simply 40 runs from 66 balls.

IND 67/1 after eight overs: Two boundaries and a six from Harmanpreet in the over. A return to kind simply in time for the semifinals from the Indian captain?

IND 52/1 after 7 overs: A quiet over. India nonetheless comfortably positioned to register its fourth successive win. It wants 62 runs in 78 balls.

IND 49/1 after 6 overs: End of Powerplay: Shafali Verma, after accumulating 16 runs in 16 balls, fairly gradual for her repute, lastly takes the aerial route: a 4, a mighty six and a boundary straight down the bottom will get her strike-rate again to the anticipated stage.

IND 34/1 after 5 overs: SMRITI MANDHANA OUT! Prabodhani will get the primary wicket for Sri Lanka. Smriti Mandhana, who was wanting good and aggressive in her quick keep, departs after enjoying throughout the road. Dilhari takes a sitting catch at mid-on a lot to the aid of the Sri Lankans.

IND 33/Zero after Four overs: Smriti Mandhana has taken over the attacking function immediately. Captain Chamari bowled a decent over, however Smriti spoils the equation with one other sweetly timed boundary in the final ball.

IND 27/Zero after three overs: ANOTHER DROPPED CHANCE. Shafali residing dangerously right here. Smriti eases issues with back-to-back boundaries. 

IND 16/Zero after 2 overs: SHAFALI DROPPED!  The Indian punishes for the error with two fours in the over. India 16-Zero after 2 overs.

IND 6/Zero after 1 over:  Hear, hear, hear:  Shafali Verma begins with a boundary, in fact.  How good has she been in this event? But Sri Lanka retains her underneath test.

SL 113/ 9 after 20 overs: India wants 114 runs to win.  An eventful final over. A wicket in the primary ball, two run-out alternatives in the subsequent two, an opportunity for Veda to take what would have been a shocking catch and a down the bottom 4 to finish the innings. Radha Yadav was the decide of the bowlers with 4-23.


SL 104/eight after 19 overs: WICKET: Harmanpreet takes a wonderful catch, operating in the direction of the boundary the road and pouching on the ball on the proper second in the final ball of the over. Poonam takes a wicket in the final ball of her spell.

SL 99/7 after 18 overs:  Just the singles and twos in this over. Deepti Sharma finishes with 1-16 in her four-over spell.

SL 93/7 after 17 overs: A great over for Sri Lanka ultimately. Nine runs and no wicket misplaced.  Considering India’s batting hasn’t actually fired to date, what do you assume can be a difficult whole? They have three overs to do some bit of harm.

SL 84/7 after 16 overs: WICKET! Radha Yadav picks up her fourth wicket, an lbw name challenged by Sanjeewani, however the resolution stays and Sri Lanka is in all types of bother.  India has now picked three wickets in the final three overs, by no means actually permitting Sri Lankan batters to flex their muscle mass to place up a difficult whole.

SL 80/6 after 15 overs: WICKET! Sri Lanka in bother. No substantial partnership as far as Rajeshwari picks her second wicket after an excellent operating catch at lengthy on by Veda once more.

SL 76/5 after 14 overs: WICKET: Veda Krishnamurthy finds her stability simply in the nick of time to halt contained in the boundary line after taking a excessive catch backstepping. A step extra and it could have been a six. Radha Yadav sends Hansima Karunaratne again for her third wicket of the night time.

SL 73/Four after 13 overs: An opportunity for India to ship Hansini again, however dropped.

SL  66/Four after 12 overs: No indicators of urgency from Sri Lanka. It remains to be managing the odd boundary. Remember, captain Chamari stated the crew was seeking to rating round 120. It could also be on course for that although.

SL 60/Four after 11 overs. WICKET: Radha Yadav will get Madhushika to edge one to wicketkeeper Taniya Bhatia. She anticipates the drift properly and pockets a wise catch to finish Madhushika’s innings. India’s bowling has been

SL 52/three after 10 overs: Two overs down and no wickets for Poonam Yadav, but. But she has saved the run fee underneath management with simply 9 runs collected from her spell. 

SL 50/three after 9 overs: WICKET: Captain Chamari seemed threatening, however departs after holing out to a well-placed Shikha Pandey off Radha Yadav’s bowling, going for her second boundary after hitting a six solely in the earlier ball.

SL 42/2 after 9 overs:  A Wicket maiden for Rajeshwari Gayakwad. Madhavi exposes her stumps and Rajeswari will get the ball to undergo her legs and dislodge the leg and middle-stump. Just a size ball, however Madhavi performs a mistaken line and mistimes.

Madhavi was caught on the crease whilst she shuffled and uncovered her stumps, the size ball skid by a bit of to beat her defence and take out center and l

SL after 6 overs: 35/1: 

SL after 5 overs: 32/1: Chamari was dropped by wicketkeeper. Chamari edges once more in the subsequent ball, nevertheless it races to the boundary dwell. Chamari residing a charmed life.

SL after Four overs: 24/1: Shikha leaks runs. Lanka captain Chamari Athapaththu hits the final ball down the bottom for a lift of confidence.

SL after three overs: A profitable over for India. Umesha Thimashini’s wicket and simply two runs from the over. 

WICKET: 12/1 after 2.1 overs:: Deepti bowls a size ball, Umesha Thimashini tries to step out and swing, however finally ends up providing a easy catch to Rajeshwari Gayakwad at level.

SL after 2 overs: 12/0: Another six runs from the second over.

SL after 1 over: 6/0: Deepti opens the bowling for India. Chamari Athapaththu pays for the defensive position with a boundary.

TOSS: Sri Lanka wins the toss and elects to bat. Which means – India will probably be chasing for the primary time in the event and it comes in the final league match for the Indian crew.

India, which have already certified for the semifinals with three wins in a row, is fielding an unchanged aspect.

Playing XI:

India: Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Taniya Bhatia, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Shikha Pandey, Radha Yadav, Poonam Yadav and Rajeshwari Gayakwad

Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (C), Umesha Thimashini, Hasini Perera, Hansima Karunaratne, Shashikala Siriwardene(w), Harshitha Madavi, Anushka Sanjeewani, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Sathya Sandeepani and Udeshika Prabodhani.

The Preview

A semifinal berth secured, the unbeaten Indian ladies’s cricket crew would look to handle a few of its batting points in the ultimate Group A match towards a deflated Sri Lanka in the ICC T20 World Cup right here on Saturday.

The Indians are on a roll, having simply sealed their semifinal berth with wins over defending champions Australia, Bangladesh and New Zealand. The Lankans, on the opposite hand, are out of the semifinal race following two losses to date.

While India beat hosts Australia by 17 runs in the event opener, they defeated Bangladesh by 18 runs earlier than eking out a slender four-run victory over the White Ferns on Thursday.

And come Saturday, the Harmanpreet Kaur-led aspect would look to finish its group engagements on a excessive when it takes on the islanders.

But the Indians positively have a couple of issues to fret about, particularly their below-par present with the bat, going into the enterprise finish of the event.

Teams (from):

India: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Taniya Bhatia, Harleen Deol, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Richa Ghosh, Veda Krishnamurthy, Smriti Mandhana, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Radha Yadav.

Sri Lanka: Chamari Atapattu (Captain), Harshitha Madavi, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Hansima Karunaratne, Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Hasini Perera, Udeshika Prabodhani, Sathya Sandeepani, Anushka Sanjeewani, Shashikala Siriwardene, Dilani Manodara, Umesha Thimashini.

Match begins at 09:30 AM IST.

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