India, Australia and West Indies register victories on the opening day



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10 Nov 2018, 11:38 IST

Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet Kaur

It was an ideal begin to the ICC Girls’s World T20 2018 as India, Australia and West Indies registered victories on opening day of the distinguished match.

The Indian eves began the match with a bang, defeating New Zealand by 34 runs. Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur gained the toss and determined to bat first. India had been struggling at 41 for Three on the finish of 6 overs, then got here Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues very good partnership of 134 runs for 4th wicket which set the muse for a giant whole.

Kaur performed with numerous aggression and smashed the New Zealand bowlers to all elements of the bottom. The Indian captain turned the primary Indian ladies to attain a century in T20Is. With Kaur 103, Rodrigues 59, India posted a large whole of 194 for five.

Peterson and Suzie Bates obtained the crew off to a good begin including 52 runs for the opening earlier than Indian spinner’s choked New Zealand batting line up. Poonam Yadav and Hemalatha picked Three wickets. India gained the match by 34 runs. They are going to now tackle Pakistan of their subsequent match on 11th November.

The match favourites Australia obtained off to a successful begin, defeating Pakistan by 52 runs within the Group B match. Meg Lanning gained the toss and determined to bat first. Healy and Mooney 72 runs stand for the opening wicket laid the muse for a giant whole. Each Healy and Mooney scored 48 runs every whereas Captain Meg Lanning made 41. Australia ladies posted a aggressive whole of 165 for five in 20 overs.

The Pakistani ladies had been by no means within the run chase as they misplaced wickets at common intervals. Bismah Maroof was the highest scorer for Pakistan with 26. Australia restricted Pakistan to 113 for eight in 20 overs and gained the match by a large 52 runs.

Pakistan will tackle India on the 11th whereas Australia will tackle Eire on the identical day.

Within the ultimate match of the day, defending Champions West Indies defeated Bangladesh by 60 runs in Group A match. Bangladesh captain Salma Khatun gained the toss and determined to bowl first. A terrific bowling efficiency by Bangladesh bowlers helped them to limit West Indies to 106 for eight in 20 overs. Knight was the highest scorer for West Indies with 32 whereas Stephanie Taylor with 29. Alam took Three wickets, Rumana Ahmed took 2.

The hosts bowled brilliantly and didn’t permit Bangladesh crew to attain runs simply. Dottin was sensible with the ball for West Indies selecting 5 for six in 3.four overs. West Indies bowled out Bangladesh for simply 46 in 14.four overs.

Bangladesh will tackle England of their subsequent match on the 12th whereas West Indies will face South Africa on the 14th November at St Lucia.

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