Bowlers shine as India clinches series

West Indies Women vs India Women, 3rd T20I

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Indian women beat West Indies women by seven wickets in the third T20I at the Providence Stadium in Guyana to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the ongoing five-match series between the two sides.

For the first time in this T20I series, India lost their openers early as Shafali Verma fell for a duck and Smriti Mandhana got out for 3, with both falling to Matthews.

It was slow going but Rodrigues did not lose her patience even as she watched skipper Harmanpreet Kaur dismissed for a 19-ball 7, which ended a 25-run partnership.

Rodrigues who scored most of the runs in the chase as she helped India, having scored four of the five boundaries in India’s innings.

 

India Women: Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Pooja Vastrakar, Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Taniya Bhatia(w), Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Anuja Patil

West Indies Women: Hayley Matthews, Stacy-Ann King, Shemaine Campbelle(w), Chedean Nation, Natasha McLean, Chinelle Henry, Kyshona Knight, Sheneta Grimmond, Afy Fletcher, Anisa Mohammed(c), Shakera Selman

West Indies Women 59/9 (20.0)

India Women 60/3 (16.4)

India Women won by 7 wkts

PLAYER OF THE MATCH – Jemimah Rodrigues

The fourth T20I will be played on November 17 and the fifth is scheduled for November 20. Both matches will take place at Providence.

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