ICC Women’s U-19 WC: India reach super six with 83-run win over Scotland

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IND-W vs SC-W Match highlights: India crushed Scotland by 83 runs to reach the super six stage of the first Women’s U-19 T20 World Cup thanks to a brilliant bowling performance by the spin three of Mannat Kashyap, Archana Devi, and Sonam Yadav in Benoni on Wednesday. Let us look into details on IND-W vs SC-W highlights.

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Batting first, India lost their star opener and captain Shafali Verma (1) in the second over. But, managed to reach 149 for 4 thanks to Gongadi Trisha’s heroic 57 off 51 deliveries and Shweta Sehrawat’s counterattacking cameo of 31 not out off 10 balls.

Then, India bowled Scotland out for 66 in 13.1 overs to complete a hat-trick of victories and guarantee their spot in the Super Six. Left-arm spinner Mannat stole the show with a stellar spell of 4-0-12-4, and off-spinner Archana Devi claimed 3/14 from her four overs.

India topped Group D with six points from three games and ended first.

Sonam, a 15-year-old left-arm spinner, concluded with 2/1 from 1.1 overs

ICC Women’s U-19 WC, IND-W vs SC-W highlights

After posting a huge 219 for 3 against UAE, riding on Shafali’s 34-ball 78, it was not the best start for India, as they lost two wickets during the powerplay.

The second wicket to go in the powerplay was Sonia Mendhiya, who was taken out by Orla Montgomery.

Then, in the middle overs, Richa Ghosh (33) and Trisha stabilised the ship with a critical 70-run partnership.

Richa and Trisha were both out in the space of three balls by Fraser (2/31) to deal India a twin blow, leaving them at 105 for 4 after 16.5 overs.

With four boundaries and two sixes, Shweta then took the charge on the Scottish camp and provided India a solid platform to defend.

ICC Women’s U-19 WC, IND-W vs SC-W highlights: Scotland to chase 150 in 20 overs

Darcey Carter (24) and Ailsa Lister (14) gave Scotland a strong start in the chase, getting them to 40 for 1 in five overs, but Mannat’s deft variations misled the Scottish batters and derailed their pursuit.

In the middle overs, Mannat and Archana developed a lethal bowling combination that quickly reduced Scotland to 50 for 5 inside of 10 overs.

After that, it was only a matter of time because none of the hitters left managed double digit runs.

Darcey Carter remained the top run-scorer for the Scottish side. While Mannat Kashyap (4) bagged the most number of wickets for India

IND vs SC Match Highlights: Shweta Sehrawat continues impressive run in the U19 World Cup

Shweta Sehrawat, who played 2 brilliant knocks in the first two games of 92 and 74 not outs, respectively, has continued her impressive run in the competition even after changing her role from opening batter to finisher.

She excelled in that role too and played a solid knock of quick-fore 31 in just 10 deliveries to remain the top run-scorer in the competition with 197 runs in 3 games.

Earlier, India defeated both UAE and South Africa in the competition

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