The 1st ODI match of the India Women tour of Sri Lanka, 2022 played today at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele, in which India Women won the match by 4 wickets.
Sri Lankan Women batted first after winning the toss, and the entire team was dismissed just for 171 runs in the second ball of the 49th over, Nilakshi de Silva played a brilliant inning of 43 runs with the help of 4 boundaries in 63 balls, Hasini Perera 37 runs in 54 balls, Harshitha Madavi 28 runs in 54 balls, Anushka Sanjeewani 18 runs in 48 balls, Inoka Ranaweera 12 runs in 15 balls, apart from this no batsman could play well, Oshadi Ranasinghe scored 8 runs, Rashmi de Silva 7 runs, Chamari Athapaththu 2 runs, Hansima Karunaratne and Kavisha Dilhari dismissed without scoring, and Achini Kulasuriya remains unbeaten without playing any ball. In this way, Sri Lanka Women scored 171 runs after losing all wickets in 48.2 overs and set a target of 172 runs in front of India Women.
India Women's bowlers performed very brilliantly, Deepti Sharma took 3 wickets for 25 runs, Renuka Singh took 3 wickets for 29 runs, and Pooja Vastrakar took 2 wickets for 26 runs, Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Harmanpreet Kaur got 1-1 wicket.
India Women chasing 172 runs in the second inning they achived the target very easily by losing just 6 wickets in 38 overs and won the match by 4 wickets. Harmanpreet Kaur played a brilliant inning of 44 runs with the help of 3 boundaries in 63 balls, Harleen Deol 34 runs in 40 balls, Shafali Verma 35 runs in 40 balls, Deepti Sharma played an unbeaten inning of 22 runs in 41 balls, Pooja Vastrakar also remains unbeaten for 21 runs in 19 balls, apart from this, Richa Ghosh scored 6 runs, Smriti Mandhana 5 runs, and Yastika Bhatia 1 run, in this way, India Women chasing 172 runs in the second inning very easily to achived the target by losing just 6 wickets in 38 overs and won the match by 4 wickets.
Sri Lankan Women's bowler Inoka Ranaweera performed brilliantly, taking 4 wickets for 39 runs, and Oshadi Ranasinghe got 2 wickets for 34 runs.
India Women's all-rounder Deepti Sharma selected the best player of the match, she performed very brilliant batting as well as also in bowling, played an unbeaten inning of 22 runs in 41 balls, and took 3 wickets just for 23 runs.