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IND-W vs SL-W Highlights 1st T20I: Rodrigues, Bowlers Shine as India Beat Sri Lanka by 34 Runs

Follow here India women vs Sri Lanka women 2022 highlights from the 1st T20I being played in Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium

News18.com | June 23, 2022, 17:21 IST
india and sri lanka captain shake hands during 1st t20i match toss

IND-W vs SL-W 2022, 1st T20I Highlights And Updates: India captain Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and opted to bat first. However, India lost Smriti Mandhana and S Meghana early before a Harmanpreet and Shafali lead a brief recovery. Sri Lanka hit back with two quick blows to leave the tourists struggling. However, a quickfire partnership between Jemimah Rodrigues and Deepti Sharma late in the innings helped India finish on a Read More

Jun 23, 2022 17:09 IST

IND-W vs SL-W 1st T20I Updates: India Beat Sri Lanka by 34 Runs

And It’s Done and Dusted as India beat Sri Lanka by 34 runs to start the tour on a high here. It was not the best of performances from India with the bat but their bowlers didn’t allow the Sri Lanka batters to get settled in the chase. Radha Yadav was the pick of the bowlers for India with two scalps. While Jemimah Rodriques was the star with the bat for her crucial 36-run knock. India Beat Sri Lanka by 34 Runs

Jun 23, 2022 17:06 IST

Live Score IND-W vs SL-W 1st T20I

Pooja Vastarakar bowled a tight penultimate over as only six runs came off it. The win is out of Sri Lanka’s reach now and India will look to stamp their authority in the final over too. Meanwhile, Dilhari will look to score his fifty here. SL 92/5 in 19 overs

Jun 23, 2022 16:59 IST

Live Score IND-W vs SL-W 1st T20I: Kanchana Departs!

OUT! Ama Kanchana danced down the ground but missed any connection with the ball as wicketkeeper Richa Ghosh managed to stump her on the second attempt after a fumble. First wicket for Shafali Verma here as India are marching towards the victory. SL 86/5 in 17.5 overs

Jun 23, 2022 16:53 IST

Live Score IND-W vs SL-W 1st T20I

Kavisha Dilhari is fighting hard for Sri Lanka here but the task is humongous from here and she has to deliver something miraculous to get her team over the line. Harmanpreet Kaur leaked a couple of boundaries in her last over. SL 71/4 in 16 overs

Jun 23, 2022 16:44 IST

Live Score IND-W vs SL-W 1st T20I

A couple of tight overs from India and the required run rate is now shooting towards 14. Kavisha Dilhari is the key here for Sri Lanka but she has to put the foot on the accelerator here to revive the chase. SL 58/14 in 14 overs

Jun 23, 2022 16:34 IST

Latest Updates India vs Sri Lanka T20I: 50 up For SL-W

India captain Harmanpreet Kaur into the attack now and Kavisha Dilhari collects a four off her penultimate delivery to bring up Sri Lanka’s 50 in 11.5 overs. The hosts will need plenty of fours to catch up with the ever-rising required run-rate. SL-W 53/3 in 12 overs, chasing 139.

Jun 23, 2022 16:26 IST

Latest Updates India vs Sri Lanka T20I: IND-W Keep Things Under Control

So runs aren’t coming easy for the hosts. They have managed just 41/3 in 10 overs. And now need 98 runs off the remaining 60 deliveries to beat India in the series opener. Kavisha Dilhari batting on 8 while Nilakshi de Silva is on 6.

Jun 23, 2022 16:11 IST

Live Score IND-W vs SL-W 1st T20I: Madavi Falls on 10

Radha Yadav lands a second blow in the space of three deliveries. This time it’s Harshitha Madavi who ends up being caught by Deepti Sharma after going for a pull shot. Madavi scored 10 off 17. Sri Lanka in a spot of bother now. Score 27/3 in 6.5 overs, chasing 139.

Jun 23, 2022 16:05 IST

IND-W vs SL-W 2022 Live Updates: Athapaththu Falls on 16

A big wicket for India this one! Radha Yadav has landed the big scalp of Chamari Athapaththu who gets caught at short fine leg by Rajeshwari Gayakwad. She scored 16. SL-W 27/2 in 6.3 overs, chasing 139

Jun 23, 2022 16:02 IST

India Women vs Sri Lanka Women 2022 Live Score: A Slow Start From SL-W

So India have been quiet parsimonious in the Powerplay. They have picked up an early wicket during the fielding restriction and allowed just 25 runs in six overs. Chamari Athapaththu is batting on 15 and has Harshitha Madavi for company, who has scored 9. SL-W 25/1 in 6 overs, chasing 139.

Jun 23, 2022 15:46 IST

Latest Updates India vs Sri Lanka T20I: Gunaratne Falls on 1

An early success for India courtesy spinner Deepti Sharma who has trapped Sri Lanka opener Vishmi Gunaratne lbw on 1. Just the start India needed. Sri Lanka 1/1 in 1.2 overs, chasing 139.

Jun 23, 2022 15:43 IST

Live Score IND-W vs SL-W 1st T20I: Sri Lankan Chase Underway

Chamari Athapaththu and Vishmi Gunaratne are the two Sri Lanka openers and they will kickstart the chase of 139. Renuka Singh with the new ball.

Jun 23, 2022 15:31 IST

IND-W vs SL-W 2022 Live Updates: India Post 138/6

20 runs from the final over as India end their innings on a high. India were 118/6 at the start of the 20th over when Deepti Sharma struck a hat-trick of fours off Kavisha Dilhari – towards long on, over the bowlers head and a through a lap shot. Jemimah Rodrigues got the strike for the final delivery and she maximised it by belting a six over long-on as India finished with a decent 138/6 in 20 overs after opting to bat first.

Jun 23, 2022 15:19 IST

India Women vs Sri Lanka Women 2022 Live Score: Vastrakar Departs

Inoka Ranaweera has taken her third wicket of the contest now with Pooja Vastrakar being bowled on 14 off 12. She struck two fours during her short stay. India have now reached 114/6 in 18 overs. Jemimah Rodrigues 28*, Deepti Sharma 2*.

Jun 23, 2022 15:12 IST

Latest Updates India vs Sri Lanka T20I: 100 up For India

Jemimah Rodrigues brings up the 100 for India with a four to deep midwicket region off Inoka Ranaweera.  India 101/5 in 16.3 overs.

Jun 23, 2022 15:04 IST

Live Score IND-W vs SL-W 1st T20I: Ghosh Falls on 11

A promising stand has been broken with Inoka Ranaweera taking her second wicket in the form of Richa Ghosh who has been stumped on 11. India have lost half of their side now. Score 81/5 in 14.1 overs.

Jun 23, 2022 14:57 IST

IND-W vs SL-W 2022 Live Updates: A Big Task Before Rodrigues And Ghosh

Jemimah Rodrigues and Richa Ghosh are the new batters in the middle following another double-jolt to the Indian innings. The pair has so far added 19 runs in 16 deliveries. They will have to ensure no further damage and one of them must bat till the end to lead late flourish. Score 77/4 in 13 overs.

Jun 23, 2022 14:46 IST

India Women vs Sri Lanka Women 2022 Live Score: Harmanpreet Falls on 22

Harmanpreet Kaur runs out of luck after being dropped twice by the Sri Lankan fielders. Inoka Ranaweera traps the India captain lbw with an arm ball. Harmanpreet scored 22 off 20. India 58/4 in 10.1 overs.

Jun 23, 2022 14:44 IST

Latest Updates India vs Sri Lanka T20I: Shafali Falls on 31

Chamari Athapaththu strikes in her first over. It’s the big wicket of India opener Shafali Verma who has holed out to the fielder at long-on. She scored 31 off 31. India 56/3 in 9.2 overs after opting to bat.

Jun 23, 2022 14:41 IST

Live Score IND-W vs SL-W 1st T20I: 50 up For India

The current partnership between Shafali Verma and Harmanpreet Kaur is now worth 39 runs for the third wicket. The duo is doing the repair work after the early damage caused by Oshadi Ranasinghe when she got rid of two India batters in consecutive deliveries. Harmanpreet was dropped again, this time when batting on 14, and later, with a double, she brought up India’s 50 in 8.5 overs. Score 56/2 in 9 overs.

high as they set a decent target of 139.

Match Preview

With the women’s T20 event of Commonwealth Games a little over a month away, both India and Sri Lanka will be aiming to fine-tune their combinations from the first T20I, starting from Thursday at the Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium.

For India, who last played a T20I during their trip to New Zealand ahead of the 50-over World Cup, the trip to Sri Lanka serves them a chance to zero in on their first-choice combination which will be there for the Commonwealth Games, something which head coach Ramesh Powar and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur had stressed on ahead of their departure.

“This Sri Lanka tour will give us the opportunity to try a few players. We are trying to plan our next eight months according to the situations we have to face ahead. It is more of a planning phase right now and we will execute those plans once we go ahead in the series and tournaments.

“To add to that, we will freeze down a combination of 11 which will take part in Commonwealth so that we are confident walking into the tournament. And the players will be confident that they are going to play in the first game,” were Powar’s words before leaving for Sri Lanka.

With Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana set to open the batting, it will be interesting to witness where Harmanpreet would bat along with a returning Jemimah Rodrigues, who had a brilliant time in the Women’s T20 Challenge, especially with a 44-ball 66 for Supernovas.

Then, there is Sabbhineni Meghana’s emergence as a dependable batter, especially seen from her 47-ball 73 for Trailblazers in the Women’s T20 Challenge, in a year where she made 4, 49, and 61 in ODI series against New Zealand earlier this year. Eyes will be on the Indian team management over how Meghana fits in the T20I eleven, given that the side has a issue of lack of consistency in maintaining the momentum while batting first or chasing a target.

On the bowling front, India would want spin quartet of Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav and Rajeshwari Gayakwad to prosper in spin-friendly conditions while wishing for Meghna Singh (uncapped in T20Is), Pooja Vastrakar and Renuka Singh to do an admirable job with fast bowling.

Sri Lanka, on the other hand, are coming fresh off their first bilateral series in nearly two years, a tour of Pakistan, where they were swept 3-0 while managing to win the third and final ODI after losing the series as well.

They will be heavily reliant on skipper Chamari Athapaththu’s all-round skills, especially with the bat in her opening partnership with youngster Harshita Madhavi.

Other players to watch out for from the hosts’ are: – all-rounder Kavisha Dilhari, 16-year-old all-rounder Vishmi Gunaratne (who scored 417 runs off 128 balls in a match of U19 Inter Schools Girls tournament) and uncapped pair of wicketkeeper Kaushani Nuthyangana and leg-spinner Rashmi de Silva.

Squads

India: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wicketkeeper), Sabbhineni Meghna, Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Simran Bahadur, Richa Ghosh (wicketkeeper), Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Jemimah Rodrigues and Radha Yadav.

Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (captain), Hasini Perera, Kavisha Dilhari, Nilakshi de Silva, Anushka Sanjeevani, Oshadhi Ranasinghe, Sugandika Kumari, Inoka Ranaweera, Achini Kulasuriya, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Vishmi Gunaratne, Malsha Shehani, Ama Kanchana, Udeshika Prabodhani, Rashmi de Silva, Hansima Karunaratne, Kaushani Nuthyangana, Sathya Sandeepani and Tharika Sewwandi

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