India Women Complete Clean Sweep Over Bangladesh

India Women Complete Clean Sweep Over Bangladesh
India Women Complete Clean Sweep Over Bangladesh
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India Women wrapped up a 3-0 win in their Twenty20 International series against Bangladesh Women in Vadodara with a brace of wins in the final two matches.

They won the second game by seven wickets with two overs to spare and the final match by 10 runs in a tighter game.

In the second match, they limited Bangladesh to 88 for four with Rita Dhrub effecting two run outs and despite Shakhtara Rahman top scoring with 29, Bangladesh struggled to build any sort of score.

Anagha Deshpande (28) and Mona Meshram (29) then put on 52 for the opening wicket to put India on course for victory and although Panna Ghosh took a brace of wickets, India got home comfortably in the end. Scorecard

India batted first in the third match and posted 123 for nine as debutante Smriti Mandhana top scored with 39, Meshram made 22 and captain Harmanpreet Kaur 20.

Salma Khatun and Ghosh took two wickets apiece.

Rahman then opened the innings, hitting 25 and as Lata Mondal made 32 in 27 balls, Bangladesh put themselves in with a sniff of a victory before Poonam Yadav's haul of three for 21 and two for 28 from Ekta Bisht regained control for India.

Bangladesh closed on 113 for seven. Scorecard

The two sides now play three One-Day Internationals, the first of which is on Monday 8th April.

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