Indian women easily defeated their Bangladeshi counterparts by seven wickets in the third T20 international completing a 3-0 rout to gain enough confidence going into the upcoming ICC World T20 tournament which will start in few days time. (Note: The adjoining is a file pic)
Opting to bat, Bangladesh could manage only 81 for eight in 20 overs with skipper Salma Khatun scoring 34. The only other batswoman to reach double figures was Ayesha Rahaman, who scored 18. Left-arm spin duo of Gouher Sultana (3/17) and Sravanti Naidu (3/13) were the wreckers-in-chief for India.
In reply, India knocked off the runs in 16.4 overs with opener Latika Kumari (36) and Shikha Pandey (26) adding 48 runs for the third wicket to seal the issue.Â Naidu was adjudged Player of the Match. Having won the series after taking an unassailable 2-0 lead by winning the second T20, India captain Mithali Raj and veteran medium pacer Jhulan Goswami opted out of the inconsequential game.
Brief Scores: Bangladesh Women 81/8 in 20 overs (Salma Khatun 34, Sravanti Naidu 3/13)
India Women 82/3 in 16.4 overs (Latika Kumari 36, Shikha Pandey 26). Indian eves won by 7 wickets.