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Shafali Verma got India off to a flying start, smashing 39 off 17 balls

  • 24 Feb 2020 23:26:03

Leg-spinner Poonam Yadav conveyed once more with auspicious expulsions to lead India to an agreeable 18-run prevail upon Bangladesh in their ICC Women's T20 World Cup coordinate, in Perth on Monday. Welcome to bat, a considerable organization evaded them after a red hot beginning however India despite everything figured out how to post a serious 142/6 at the WACA ground. India were looking flying so far with opener Shafali Verma (39 of 17 balls) turning out all weapons bursting in the Group A game. Be that as it may, the Indian innings never got the hasty after the flight of the 16-year-old, who hit four sixes and two fours in her engaging thump.

Afterward, Veda Krishnamurthy (20 off 11) hit scarcely any vigorous hits to assist India with posting a battling all out.

Bangladesh battled through Murshida Khatun (30) and Nigar Sultana (35) however Poonam shook the center and lower request with her strikes.

At last, Bangladesh could oversee 124/8, allowing India their subsequent straight success in the competition.

"The way Shafali and Richa played today, they indicated how proficient they are for the group. Veda's innings was defining moment. We required limits by then and she worked admirably," India captain Harmanpreet Kaur said.

Poonam, who had helped India end Australia's pursuit in their opening game also, was the top bowler once more.

She scalped Sanjida Islam (10), Fahima Khatun (17) and Jahanara Alam (10) to make it intense for Bangladesh.

Bangladesh required 49 runs from last five overs yet they neglected to arrange Poonam's flighted conveyances.

The Indian spinner had Fahima gotten by Shafali in the primary wad of the sixteenth over while Rajeshwari Gaekwad saw the rear of all around set Nigar Sultana.

Poonam then came back to expel Jahanara, who ventured out searching for a success just to be baffled by Taniya.

The runs evaporated and Bangladesh currently required 22 off the last finished.

Pacer Shikha Pandey clean bowled Rumana Ahmed with an ideal yorker and composing was sure about the divider.

Prior, Shafali rebuffed the opponent assault with her familiar stroke-production.

Endeavoring a major one, Shafali skied one off veteran Panna Ghosh and was expelled, gotten by wicket-manager Shamima Sultana.

This was after individual opener Taniya Bhatia (2) was sent back by Salma Khathun. Shafali ended up being the best scorer in India's innings.

Jemimah Rodrigues played a calm yet significant 34-run thump since hard-hitting captain Harmanpreet Kaur was at that point expelled by Ghosh.

With both Shafali and Harmanpreet cooling their heels back in the uncovered, India's run-rate took a plunge.

Jemimah failed in judgment while calling Deepti for a solitary and was run out.

Richa Ghosh, who supplanted Smriti Mandhana in the playing XI, hit two wonderful limits before holing out to Nahida Akter off Salma Khatun.

The slide proceeded with Deepti Sharma (11) running herself out lining a misunderstanding with Veda Krishnamurthy (20 off 11).