India beat Thailand by nine wickets in their second game of the Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup in Bangkok. Opener Veda Krishnamurthy scored 35 and was ably supported by Sabbineni Meghana, who chipped in with an unbeaten 29.
Brief scores: Thailand 69/5 in 20 overs (Ratanaporn Padunglerd 20; Mansi Joshi 2-8) lost to India 70/1 in 11.1 overs (Veda Krishnamurthy 35, Sabbineni Meghana 29 not out; Sornnarin Tippoch 1-17) by 9 wickets.
After defeating Bangladesh in the opening round, the outing against the hosts was always going to be easier for India.
Thailand opted to bat first, but Mansi Joshi struck in her very first over to send back Sirintra Saengsakaorat. The Haryana rookie dismissed the other opener Nattakan
Ratannaporn Padunglerd (20) and
India chased down the target with ease with Krishnamurthy hammering 36 off 26 balls with four boundaries and the only six of the match. Wicketkeeper Sushma Verma joined
India or West Indies? Who will win?
WI hold a 60-53 H2H advantage over IND historically but in last 10 completed games between them , IND have won 7. IND has also won all last 5 games at this venue.