Hangzhou: India secured silver in Asian Games women’s cricket. India entered the final after defeating Bangladesh by eight wickets in the first semi-final. India bowled out Bangladesh for 51 runs after winning the toss and electing to bat.
Indian pacer Pooja Vastrakar took four wickets and dealt a heavy blow to the Bangladesh team. Bangladesh captain Niger Sultana, who scored 12 runs, was the only batsman to reach double figures.
Batting in reply, India chased down the target with the loss of two wickets in 8.2 overs. The top scorer was James Rodriguez who scored 20 runs without getting out. The wickets of openers captain Smriti Mandana (7) and Shafali Verma (17) were lost. Kaniha Ahuja remained unbeaten with one run.
Straight into the quarter-finals on the basis of a higher ranking It is India. Next, the quarter match against Malaysia was abandoned halfway through due to rain. asked for Higher seeding gives India a semi-final berth was Pakistan will face Sri Lanka in the second semi today.
Meanwhile, India will enter the final group match of the Asian Games Football on Sunday. Sunil Chhetri and the team have six points to beat Myanmar today. You can get through the pre quarter easily. There is hope even if it is present. China are currently top of Group A with six points and three points apiece. India and Myanmar are in the second and third positions.
India will start Sunday with golden hopes in men’s hockey . The first opponents are Uzbekistan.
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