India women defeated West Indies by 56 runs in the T20I tri-series

India women defeated West Indies by 56 runs in the T20I tri-series

India defeated West Indies by 56 runs as Smriti Mandhana and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur both scored impressive unbroken half-centuries, helping India maintain a perfect record in the Women's T20I tri-series.

India Women got off to a strong start after winning the toss and choosing to bat, scoring 167 for two in only 20 overs. Then, in order to pull out a second straight victory in the series, they held their opponents to a score of 111 for four.

Yastika Bhatia and Mandhana, the opening pair, combined for 33 runs. There were a few stressful moments at 52 for two, but as Mandhana and Harmanpreet teamed up, boundaries were effortlessly crossed.

After missing the first game, Harmanpreet, who was captaining the team, was in top form as she slammed a 35-ball 51. Mandhana just needed 51 deliveries to make 74.

India Women scored 167/2 in 20 overs (Smriti Mandhana 74 n.o., Harmanpreet Kaur 56 n.o.). (Shemaine Campbelle 47, Hayley Matthews 34 no; Deepti Sharma 2/24) West Indies Women score 111/4 in 20 overs. By 56 runs, Ind Women prevailed.