Shweta and Shefali’s blast
For India, openers Shweta Sehrawat and Shefali Verma got off to a blistering start as well. The team’s score reached 68 runs in the powerplay itself. Shefali completed her fifty off 26 balls. She returned to the pavilion after playing an inning of 78 runs off 34 balls. His innings included 12 fours and 4 sixes. At that time Team India’s score was 111 runs in 8.2 overs.
Richa Ghosh, who came out to bat at number three, also scored fast. Meanwhile, Shweta also completed her Fifty. Richa Ghosh became the victim of Mahika Gaur after scoring 49 off 29 balls. India scored 219 runs for 3 wickets in 20 overs. Shweta remained unbeaten on 74 off 49 balls with the help of 10 fours.
UAE’s slow batting
UAE captain and opener Tirtha Satish hit four fours in 4 balls but was dismissed on the 5th ball. After this the runrate of the team came down. None of the team’s batsmen could bat with a strike rate above 100. Lavanya Keni, who came out to open the innings with Teerth, faced 54 balls to score 24 runs. There was no boundary in it. Mahika Gaur scored 26 runs in 26 balls with the help of 2 sixes.
The team was able to score only 97 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs. Shabman MD, Titas Sadhu, Mannat Kashyap and Parshvi Chopra took 1-1 wickets for Barat. Shafali Verma was adjudged Player of the Match for her innings.
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