India won by 51 runs

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

105/10 : 156/10

India

India
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

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India

India

  • 105Runs 156
  • 10Wickets 10
  • 8Fours 13
  • 1Sixes 6
SL Over 18
Dilhari and Fernando the last pair. Anuja Patil will try to wrap things up.   OUT! That's it! India sweep the series. Run out after a poorly judged two.   SL: 105   India win by a lot. This is the kind of dominant victory they were looking for.   That's it from the live blog. Head over to Twitter for the rest of the action.
SL Overr 17
Poonam continues   OUT! Lokusooriya steps out and misses one. The ball is called wide, but the stumping is completed.   SL sinking now. Weerakkody to the crease. 100 up for the hosts.   RUN OUT! Weerakkody attempts a non existent run. Bunts the ball in front of the bowler and takes off. Poonam Yadav gets the direct hit.   BOWLED! Vandort walks across the stumps and tries to sweep. Not sure if the ball hit the stumps direct or ricocheted off her pad first. She's out anyways. India one wicket away from a clean sweep.   SL: 101/9 SL:
SL Over 16
Radha from the near end. RUN OUT! Anushka steps out, under egdes it to the keeper on the bounce. Bhatia removes the bails before she can get back.   Half the side down for SL and they are hoping for an Eshani Lokusooriya miracle. Vandort the new batter.   SL 98/6
SL Over 15
Poonam Yadav. vs de Silva. This over could make or break the game.   BRILLIANT CATCH! De Silva swings to the right of long on, and Veda sprints, dives full length, and takes it inches off the ground. What an effort. What a fielder. Lokusooriya is the new battter. Stumping chance! Lokusooriya is  beaten and Bhatia is quick. She is very lucky to be there. That looked out from here.   SL: 92/5
SL Over 14
  Arundhati back into the attack. Slower ball hit to the right of long on for two by Anushka. Full toss, and RUN OUT! Ranasinghe top edges to midwicket, where there is no fielder. The batters try to steal two, Arundhati throws to the strikers end where Ranasinghe is short.   De Silva is the new batter. This could get interesting.   Another full toss gives de Silva two, some good fielding from Deepti at deep mid. Deep mid, long on, deep cover and third man to de Silva. Arundhati finishes her spell.   SL:88/4  
SL Over 13
Poonam Yadav is back. FOUR! Anushka steps out and smashes one into the sight screen. Great placement. Poonam responds with a googly, can't prevent one.   Some good batting and runnign from SL, and a good diving stop from Mitahli in the over.   SL: 81/3      
SL over 12
Harmanpreet Kaur into the attack. SWITCH HIT FOUR! Ranasinghe gets a length that sits up nicely, switches stance and swats it over what used to be her off side. FOUR! Anushka tickles one down leg as Harman strays in line.   SL: 72/3
SL Over 11
SL need 10 an over from here. Patil continues. deep square, deep mid, long on and deep cover for the left handed Ranasinghe. She tries another reverse sweep, but can't go past the infield. This time she tries to step out but is beaten. Gets back before bhatia can remove the bails.   SL: 62/3
SL Over 10
Radha again.   FOUR. Lovely reverse sweep. Radha over the wicket to the left handed Ranasinghe , who hits over the off side. Tries two more in the over but doesn't connect.   SL: 57/3
SL Over 9
Ranasinghe is the new batter, and Anuja Patil comes in for her first over.   Anushka tries to paddle to the vacant fine leg area but only gets the toe. The 50 comes up for SL next ball.   quiet over. SL: 50/3
SL Over 8
Radha Yadav comes in to bowl. 6-3 off side field. No one in the infield on the leg side.   SIX! Siriwardene uses her feet and lofts straight. Long on tries to get around but the dive isn't enough!   OUT! Siriwardene goes next ball. Tries a reverse sweep but the ball sneaks under the bat and she's bowled.   SL: 48/3
SL Over 7
Poonam Yadav into the attack.  5-4 offised overall. Short fine. in place. Deep cover for Siriwardene, long off for Anushka.   MIS HIT: Siriwardene top edges, but it lands safe behind the 'keeper.   SL: 43/2
SL Over 6
Arundhati gets her third as well.   FOUR! Siriwardene shuffles to the offside and lifts it over square leg for four. Rodrigues dives but the ball beats her.   FOUR MORE! Now Anushka, she paddles Arundhati to the vacant fine leg area.   SL: 41/2 in the powerplay.
SL Over 5
Deepti still.   FOUR. Siriwardene sweeps, and it should have been picked up at deep mid, but Mandhana misfields. She isn't having a good game.   Late cut for two from Siriwardene   SL: 29/3
SL Over 4
FOUR BYES: Arundhati beats Anushka but Bhatia lets it through as the ball dies on her.   SL: 21/2
SL Over 3
SIX! Mendis steps out, Deepti drops short, but Mendis swings and connects. Over the deep midwicket fielder. Long on also in position. Will Mendis target the off side? She tries but doesn't connect. Steps out the next ball, but Deepti doesn't bowl it.   OUT! Brilliant bowling. Outside off, slightly short of length. Mendis steps out, reaches, and is beaten. Bhatia stumps her. Siriwardene the new batter.   SL lose their two of their three most aggressive players. Siriwardene cuts attractively for two. SL: 15/2
SL Over 2
Anushka is the new batter, Reddy with the ball from the near end. Deep cover and third man are out. 6-3 off side field to the two righties. Good to see a slip in. Reddy bowling short and wide a couple of good shots but they find the fielder.   SL: 6/1
SL Over 1
Deepti Sharma opens the bowling. The target is 157. SL scored 134 in 17 overs in the last game batting first.   5-4 offside field to Athapaththu. Deep square leg and long on outside. Seems to be a hint of turn for Deepti over the wicket. Slip in place!   OUT! Athapaththu sweeps and gets a top edge. Anuja at slip takes the catch, she's gone for a duck. Big wicket! Mendis takes two with a late cut.   SL 3/1
IND Over 19
Siriwardene back for her last.   OUT! Third LBW of the match. Deepti goes back and looks to pull. The angle from around the wicket traps her in front. India one mistake away from being bowled out, and SL have pulled things back well.   Radha Yadav is joined by Poonam Yadav. BOWLED! India all out for 156. Radha beaten by the turn it seems, the ball coming in through bat and pad. SL have recovered brilliantly and this target is just about par. Join us for the chase in a bit!!
IND Over 18
Ranasinghe now.   Deepti survives a big appeal for LBW. No DRS though. Heck, no broadcast, remember.   OUT: Harmanpreet looks to sweep and gets the toe of the bat, the ball pops up to Vandort for a caught behind. Quality innings of 63 from 38 balls from the captain comes to an end.   Radha Yadav in now. India might just look to tick singles for the remaining overs. Athapaththu still has four in the deep. IND: 155/8
IND Over 17
Fernando into her last over.   SIX! fifth six from Harman, the best of the lot. Steps out and lofts comfortably, straight and far enough to land near the sightscreen.   OUT! Reddy gets a full toss but hits in straight to long on. Deepti Sharma walks in.    
IND Over 16
Athapaththu around the wicket.   FOUR! Bhatia who is the new batter, pulls well enough to beat deep midwicket. Good diving effort from de Silva but the ball bounces off her leg and over the boundary.   RUN OUT! Mix up. Harman punches straight to cover. Bhatia takes off, then hesitates. By then Harman is in a sprint. Bhatia crosses over and sacrifices her wicket as the throw goes to the strikers end.   Arundhati Reddy is in.   IND: 144/6
IND Over 15
How much can India make in the last six?? Fernando continues.   OUT! Veda steps out and tries to go over cover. Right idea, but doesn't get the elevation. Athapaththu juggles it, but takes it on the second attempts. Fernando gets her maiden T20I wicket.   Anuja Patil comes out to bat. 5-4 off side field. Short third and short fine are both fine.   FOUR! Harmanpreet gets fifty! paddle sweeps past short fine. Important innings for her, her first half century of the tour.   OUT! Anuja tries a reverse sweep and misses, she's plumb in front, didn't even look at the umpire. After no wickets in her first two T20Is, Fernando has two in the over.   IND: 134/5
IND OVer 14
Dilhari is back.   SIX! Slog sweep over square leg, perfectly timed. Lands about 10 yards behind the boundary FOUR! Dilhari comes around the wicket, but drops short. Veda cuts to the right of point, beats deep cover as well.   Harman on 48..   IND 128/3.  
IND Over 13
Fernando now. 4-5 offside field.   Lovely shot from Veda for just one. Over the bowler's head, but the outfield is still a bit slow.   IND: 116/3
IND Over 12
Siriwardene is back for her third.   OUT! Rodrigues reaches for one outside off and is beaten. Only the keeper and bowler appeals for a catch, and the umpire gives it. Rodrigues doesn't like it.  Out for 46 off 31. Great series for her.   Veda Krishnamurthy walks in. Harman on 37 off 21.   IND: 111/3
Ind Over 11
Ranasinghe from the far end.   SIX! Harmanpreet steps out, doesn't get to the pitch but swings anyway. Connects well enough to drag it over deep square leg for six. SIX more! This time from the crease, slog sweep and over deep midwicket. Great connection. Harmanpreet seems to have lined up Ranasinghe. Stepped out almost every ball.   IND: 103/2
Ind Over 10
Athapaththu is back, this time from the near end. What I call the Scythe field: deep  cover, long off, long on and deep mid on the boundary. Deep cover comes in for Rodrigues and deep square goes back, FOUR: Rodrigues targets the deep cover fence again. Steps out and hits along the ground in the gap.   FOUR MORE: Same area, this time aerial. One bounce over the ropes. Rodrigues is on 40 off 26. Late cut for two ends the over.   IND 89/2
IND Over 9
Nilakshi de Sivla RAMP, into the attack.   FOUR! Rodrigues takes a step towards leg, gets inside the line and lifts it over cover. FOUR MORE!  Through the same area, similar execution, this time along the ground and in the gap. 8 off the first two balls.   SIX! there's a fielder at deep midwicket and she thinks she's in business, but Rodrigues clears her! This time it was full and on the stumps, Rodrigues takes half a step towards the ball and lofts.   This is the same bowler who Rodrigues hit for three consecutive  sixes in an over. Now she goes 4,4,6. FOUR! De Silva strays down leg and Harmanpreet paddles it past short fine for four.   Two singles taken with soft hands and quick feet amid the carnage. Good batting from India.
IND Over 8
Kavisha Dilhari comes into the attack. Flat leg spin.   SIX! Harmanpreet steps out and smashes it over mid  off. Now there's a long off. Plus a long on, deep mid, and deep square. Same field for Rodrigues. IND: 56/2
IND Over 7
Inoshi Fernando into the attack. Offspinner, her first game of the series. Smart late cut from Rodrigues for two. SL now have a midwicket for both batters. No one at fine leg. Deep square, deep mid, long off and long on. Third over without a boundary from the bat. Good stuff from SL.   IND: 46/2
IND Over 6
Stumping chance! FOUR! The ball turns past Harmanpreet Kaur down the legside. Siriwardene was excited for a minute, but the keeper couldn't collect, so it's five wides again.   Hard to tell how much the ball is doing from  our vantage point unfortunately.   SL are missing a trick by not having a midwicket fielder. IND picking singles easily from there.   IND 42/2 after the powerplay.
IND Over 5
Athapaththu brings herself on with her quick off spinners. WICKET! Short of length ball, Mithali swivels to pull, but is beaten by the pace. LBW, and the bowling change works first ball.   Harmanpreet Kaur at four. Long on and deep mid wicket on the boundary. a 6-3 offside field, two points, one short third. This is the same field that India have used most of the time. Change of field for Rodrigues. 5-4, deep square leg, long on comes in. DROPPED CATCH! Rodrigues steps out and tries to hit over cover. Doesn't get the elevation. Weerakkody reaches high and should have caught it, but it slips through. Rodrigues dropped on 9.   IND: 32/1    
IND Over 4
Siriwardene into the attack with her experienced off spin. Deep mid wicket and long on on the boundary. Another run out opportunity, this time a direct hit from square leg to the non strikers end. But Rodrigues is back in the crease courtesy a dive.   No Boundaries in the over.
IND Over 3
FOUR+WIDES! That's five runs. Weerakkody strays down leg and the beats the keeper as well. MIX UP! Mithali plays into the onside, Rodrigues races half way up but Mithali isn't interested. A direct hit would have been out.   FOUR! Mithali gets a full ball and smashes it back over the bowler's head. Almost a six that one, but no violence in the shot. Classic Mithali.   FOUR! Glorious straight drive from Rodrigues, all along the ground. A full ball again and she just leans into it and hits with the swing.   IND: 27/1  
IND Over 2
Odashie Ranasinghe from the near end. MIS HIT! Mithali tries to turn the off spinner into the onside off the front foot, the ball takes the leading edge and lands between the bowler and cover.   DEEP cover and long on are on the boundary.   FOUR! Short ball, and given the treatment. Escorted to the boundary by Rodrigues with a pull over square leg. IND: 15/1
IND Over 1
Welcome to the final game of the series! It's been great having you here, join us one last time.   Weerokkody to open the innings fo SL from the far end, Udeshika Prabhodani is not playing in the XI. SL using this game to have a look at some new players.   Weerakkody over the wicket, swinging it into Mithali and away from Mandhana.   WICKET! Mandhana's poor series continues, out for a duck. steps out, tries to hit over the infield, but can't connect cleanly and finds mid off.   Rodrigues to the crease.   Deep midwicket and deep square leg on the boundary to the right handers.   FOUR! Thick outside edge, but played with soft hands by Mithali. Ball races past short third for four.   IND: 6/1
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              Lokusuriyage Eshani Kaushalya

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              Lokusuriyage Eshani Kaushalya

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                Taniya Bhatia

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                    Jemimah Ivan Rodrigues

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                    Jemimah Ivan Rodrigues

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                      Oshadi Udeshika Ranasinghe

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                        Mithali Raj

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                          Hettimulla Appuhamilage Shashikala Dedunu Siriwardene

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                          Hettimulla Appuhamilage Shashikala Dedunu Siriwardene

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                            Veda Krishnamurthy

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                              Atapattu Mudiyanselage Chamari Jayangani

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                              Atapattu Mudiyanselage Chamari Jayangani

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                                Poonam Yadav

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                                  Rebeca Supipi Vandort

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                                  Rebeca Supipi Vandort

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                                    Deepti Sharma

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                                      Sripali Shiromala Weerakkody

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                                        Smriti Mandhana

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                                            Harmanpreet Kaur

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                                            Harmanpreet Kaur

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                                                    Mansi Joshi

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                                                        Shikha Pandey

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                                                          Kaluwa Dewage Udeshika Prabodhani

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                                                            Ekta Bisht

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                                                              Gamachchi Withanage Hasini Madushika Perera

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                                                                Athira Arachchige Dona Ama Kanchana

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                                                                    Report

                                                                    Harmanpreet, Poonam star as India end the series on a winning note

                                                                    Harmanpreet Kaur’s blistering 63 off 38 and Poonam Yadav’s 3 for 18 helped India to win the match by 51 runs and clinch the five-match T20I series by 4-0. Put into bat, India got the big blow in the very first over when Smriti Mandhana went for a duck. Her poor form continued as she tried to clear the infield, but gave an easy catch to Priyadharshani at mid off. Experienced Mithali Raj, along with youngster Rodrigues tried to build a partnership and they both added 28 runs for the second wicket before the former got trapped LBW by Athapaththu.…

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