India vs West Indies, Women's T20 World Cup Highlights: Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh Star As India Defeat WI To Notch Second Win
IND vs WI, Women's T20 World Cup Highlights: Deepti Sharma and Rich Ghosh shone as India defeated West Indies by six wickets
IND vs WI, Women's T20 World Cup Highlights:Deepti Sharma and Rich Ghosh shone as India defeated West Indies by six wickets in their in their Women's T20 World Cup Group 2 match at Newlands in Cape Town on Wednesday. Opted to bat first, West Indies lost some initial wickets but Stafanie Taylor smashed 42 off 40 balls and kept the momentum towards her side. However, Deepti scalped three wickets and Pooja Vastrakar and Renuka Singh also scalped one wicket each as West Indies were restricted at 118/6. Later, Richa Ghosh remained unbeaten at 44 and Harmanpreet also scored 33 as India registered a 6-wicket win with 11 balls to spare. This was India's second win in the tournament while i was the second loss for West Indies. (SCORECARD)
West Indies Women (Playing XI): Hayley Matthews(c), Stafanie Taylor, Shemaine Campbelle, Shabika Gajnabi, Chinelle Henry, Chedean Nation, Afy Fletcher, Shamilia Connell, Rashada Williams(w), Karishma Ramharack, Shakera Selman
India Women (Playing XI): Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Richa Ghosh(w), Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Devika Vaidya, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Renuka Thakur Singh
Here are the Highlights of the Women's T20 World Cup match between India and West Indies, straight from Newlands in Cape Town
- 21:38 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: India win by 6 wicketsRicha Ghosh smashes a brilliant boundary on Shamilia Connell's delivery as India beat West Indies by 6 wickets. Ghosh remains unbeaten at 44 while Harmanpreet also scores 33. Apart from them, Deepti Shamra shines with the ball and scalps three wickets. Second victory for India in a row.
- 20:51 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Back-to-back foursHarmanpreet Kaur joins the party and hits two back-to-back boundaries on Afy Fletcher's delivery. The first one comes after she drives it through extra cover while the second one comes after she opts for an aerial shot in the same direction.IND 59/3 (8.5 overs)
- 20:48 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Game resumesThe game resumes after a brief halt as Stafanie Taylor has been taken out by the medical staff and will be monitored on her injury. Richa Ghosh and Harmanpreet Kaur are standing unbeaten at the crease for India as they look for recovery in the chase.IND 44/3 (8 overs)
- 20:45 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Stafanie Taylor injured, stretcher brought in groundThe game has been put on hold as Stafanie Taylor picks up an injury while trying to throw the ball during a fielding attempt. A stretcher has been called-in and Taylor has been taken out by the medical staff.IND 44/3 (8 overs)
- 20:39 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: OUTOUT!!! Karishma Ramharack strikes again as she scalps the wicket of Shafali Verma for 28. Shafali tries to go for a big hit but Afy Fletcher takes a brilliant catch on the boundary line as India lose their third wicket in the chase. India in deep trouble.IND 43/3 (7.1 overs)
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- 20:16 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: Back-to-back foursSmriti Mandhana joins the party and smashes two back-to-back boundaries on Chinelle Henry's delivery. The first one comes after she she places a shot towards the third man after a thick edge. The second one comes after she unleashes it towards the extra cover.IND 28/0 (2 overs)
- 19:58 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: West Indies 118/6 in 20 oversWest Indies finish their innings at 118/6 in 20 overs against India. For West Indies, Stafanie Taylor top-scored with 42 off 40 balls while Deepti Sharma was the pick among the bowlers for India as she scalped three wickets and leaks only 15 runs in her entire four-over spell. Apart from her, Pooja Vastrakar and Renuka Singh also scalped one wicket each.
- 19:55 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: OUTOUT!!!! Deepti Sharma gets her third wicket of the night and removes Afy Fletcher for a duck. Fletcher gets bamboozled by the delivery as the ball goes straight and rattles off the leg stump. With this, Deepti also completes her 100 T20I wickets for India. Brilliant piece of bowling from the youngster.WI 115/6 (19.2 overs)
- 19:43 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!! Shabika Gajnabi brings some momentum towards the West Indies' side with a brilliant boundary on Devika Vaidya's delivery. Gajnabi perfectly steals a boundary between the deep mid-wicket and the long-on fielder. With this shot, West Indies cross the 100-run mark.WI 100/4 (16.5 overs)
- 19:34 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: OUTOUT!!! Another blow for West Indies as Chinelle Henry departs for 2. Henry plays a defensive shot on Devika Vaidya's delivery and goes for a single. However, she fells prey to Richa Ghosh's brilliant fielding while going for the second run and gets run out.WI 79/4 (14.2 overs)
- 19:30 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: OUTOUT!!! Deepti Sharma strikes again in the same over and removes Stafanie Taylor for 42. Deepti hits Taylor on the pads but the on field signals not out. However, India take the DRS review and Taylor departs as she also misses her half-century. Big blow for West Indies as they lose their two wickets in the same over.WI 78/3 (14 overs)
- 19:26 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: OUTOUT!!! What a catch from Smriti Mandhana!!! India finally take a sigh of relief as Deepti Sharma provides them with their second breakthrough. Shemaine Campbelle mistimes a shot as Mandhana takes a brilliant catch and West Indies lose their second wicket.WI 77/2 (13.3 overs)
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- 18:54 (IST)Women's T20 WC Live: FOURFOUR!! Stafanie Taylor joins the party and places a boundary on Rajeshwari Gayakwad's delivery. Taylor makes a brilliant use of the poor delivery and steals four runs. West Indies finally get a big over and will look to continue this momentum in the game.
WI 24/1 (4.5 overs)