Defending a total of 120, India bowled out Nepal for a paltry total of 21 in 16.3 overs to win by 99 runs in their last group stage fixture of the Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup. India have already booked their place in the final where they are likely to face their arch rivals Pakistan.
Brief Scores: India 120/5 in 20 overs (Shikha Pandey 39*(32), Vanitha 21(14); Belbashi 2/21) beat Nepal 21 all out in 16.3 overs (Sarita Magar 6(21); Yadav 3/9, Patil 2/0) by 99 runs
Batting first, India were off to a poor start as both the openers,
However, Shikha Pandey came to India’s rescue as she played a quick-fire knock of 39 runs including five boundaries. She was ably supported by Harmanpreet Kaur at the other end as the duo formed an unbroken 51-run partnership to take India’s total to 120.
The Indians started the defense of their measly total with a bang. Shikha Pandey and Mansi Joshi produced a couple of stunning spells with the new ball as Nepal were reduced to 10/5 by the 8th over. Following that,
With this victory, India