- September 21, 2023 09:45Update - Match called off
Aashin Prasad informs from the ground that the match has been called off. The rain shows no signs of relenting and play does not look likely for the next hour or so.
- September 21, 2023 09:10MAS 1/0 (0.2) - Rain stops play
And just two deliveries into the first over, the heavens have opened up again. The covers are coming on to the field and we will have another interruption.
- September 21, 2023 09:09MAS 0/0
Hashim and Duraisingam are the opening batter for Malaysia. Pooja Vastrakar to take the new ball for India.
- September 21, 2023 09:08Malaysia chases 177
The DLS revised target for Malaysia is 177 runs.
- September 21, 2023 08:56Fireworks put on display
The Indian batting unit took the Malaysian bowlers to the cleaners. It was relentless attack from start to finish, led by Shafali Varma’s half century. Jemimah provided apt support after the wicket of Mandhana and Richa Ghosh provided the final flourish.
- September 21, 2023 08:524IND 173/2 in 15 overs
Mas Elysa to bowl the final over. FOUR! Richa Ghosh gets a full toss and she pulls to cow corner. SIX MORE! Pitched short and Richa dispatches it over deep mid wicket. FOUR! Another full toss and Richa lofts it over covers. Four in four. That’s the fourth boundary of the over. Again lofted over covers. The long off fielder chases but has no chances. One run off the fifth ball, dug out from the block hole. Jemimah pulls to deep mid wicket and settles for a single.
THAT’S THE END OF THE INNINGS
- September 21, 2023 08:494IND 153/2 in 14 overs
Mahirah to Jemimah, FOUR! Pulled away to cow corner. Six more runs from the over, all run between the wickets.
- September 21, 2023 08:424IND 143/2 in 13 overs
Mas Elysa to bowl the next. Shafali picks a single to long off. OUCH! Jemimah packs a blow down the ground and the ball hits Shafali on the wrist. The physio is out in the middle to treat her.
“It is raining again,” pings Aashin from the ground.
Jemimah picks a single to long off on the third delivery. FOUR! Dropped again! Shafali slogs at an overpitched delivery. The deep mid wicket fielder gets under it but puts the chance down. The ball runs away for four too. WICKET! Shafali is leg before. Fails to connect to a flick and is caught plumb in front.
Shafali Verma lbw b Mas Elysa 67 (39)
- September 21, 2023 08:384IND 137/1 in 12 overs
Aisya Eleesa to bowl the next. FOUR! Jemimah makes room and goes inside out over cover. Shafali mistimes a shot across the line but the ball goes too high and lands in no man’s lands. The last delivery is outside off and Jemimah is beaten. Almost gets stumped.
11 runs from the over.
- September 21, 2023 08:3250IND 126/1 in 11 overs
Captain Duraisingam is back to bowl. Jemimah works the first delivery to the on side for a single. SIX! Shafali goes straight back over the bowler’s head. FIFTY FOR SHAFALI. She gets there in just 31 deliveries. Another maximum. Lofts the over pitched delivery over cow corner. A single to long on next. Jemimah punches to cover to take a single.
- September 21, 2023 08:274IND 111/1 in 10 overs
Natasya to Shafali, NO BALL! It is over the waist and India will have a Free Hit. FOUR! Jemimah slogs, gets the ball over fine leg and finds the fence. FOUR more! This one is wide outside off and Jemimah cuts it between third man and point. A single next to long on. Another full toss but Shafali cannot time it out off the middle. Just one run to deep mid wicket. A single off the fifth delivery.
- September 21, 2023 08:236IND 98/1 in 9 overs
Shafali faces Nur Dania, one run to long off. FOUR! Jemimah latches onto this tossed up delivery and heaves it over extra cover. Two runs off the next delivery, again through covers but a diving effort prevents the boundary. SIX! Shafali again accepts the gift of a full toss and pulls it to send the ball way back into the stands over square. The final delivery is clipped to long on for one run.
- September 21, 2023 08:184IND 83/1 in 8 overs
Arianna Natasya to Shafali. Fired into the block hole and Shafali digs it out to long on. Jemimah taps to deep mid wicket for the second run of the over. Another single to long on for Shafali. FOUR! Jemimah is gifted a full toss and she tonks it over the off side.
- September 21, 2023 08:166IND 76/1 in 7 overs
Nur Dania to Jemimah. One run to long off to start the over. SIX! This is pulled over cow corner. FOUR to follow. Shuffles across and slogs it wide off long on. Clips the fifth delivery to deep mid wicket for one run. Two runs to end; Jemimah plays it fine with a deft late cut.
- September 21, 2023 08:14IND 62/1 in 6 overs
Mahirah to Shafali, works it to long on for a single. Jemimah too taps the final delivery to long on to complete a single.
- September 21, 2023 08:12Players are back on the field
India’s Shafali Varma is the first to appear from the dugout. Jemimah Rodrigues also walks out behind her.
- September 21, 2023 08:03Overs reduced
We will have a rain curtailed game. The match is now 15 overs per side.
The match will resume at 08:15 AM IST.
- September 21, 2023 07:52Good news from Hangzhou
- September 21, 2023 07:35Aashin Prasad is already missing home
- September 21, 2023 07:29What happens if the match is abandoned?
- September 21, 2023 07:11The ground under covers
- September 21, 2023 07:00CIND 60/1 in 5.4 overs - Rain stops play
Mahirah to continue. FOUR! Steps out and plays it over mid off. WICKET! Mandhana falls. She goes on her backfoot for a pull but gets a leading edge. The backward point fielder takes the catch.
Smriti Mandhana c Ainna Hamizah Hashim b Mahirah Izzati Ismail 27(16)
Jemimah Rodrigues off the mark on the first delivery. Shafali pulls to deep square to add a run to her tally.
The umpires signal for the covers to come on.
- September 21, 2023 06:574IND 53/0 in 5 overs
Aisya Eleesa to bowl the next. Shafali faces. Clips through midwicket to collect two. 5WIDES next. Shafali takes a single on the fourth delivery. FOUR! Another textbook pull shot from the Indian captain. Single off the final delivery of the over
- September 21, 2023 06:504IND 40/0 in 4 overs
A change in bowling. Duraisingam into the attack. Starts with a WIDE. Mandhana works the next full length ball to long on; one run taken. Shafali goes for a drive but the ball is fielded at cover. FOUR! Shafali opts for a lofted drive, the bat turns in her hand but it is still enough to get the ball to the fence. DROPPED! Shafali is put down at long on. It was a simple take. FOUR more. Slightly back of a length and Mandhana pulls it away. FOUR to end the over. The ball is way down the leg and Mandhana uses the pace to guide it past the fine leg fielder.
- September 21, 2023 06:476IND 25/0 in 3 overs
Hashim to continue. SIX! Shafali steps out and takes the delivery on the full and parks it over deep mid wicket with a pull. Gets a single off the fourth delivery to long on. Mandhana pulls to deep square and completes two. A single off the final delivery.
- September 21, 2023 06:414IND 15/0 in 2 overs
Mahirah Izzati to bowl the second over. Shafali on strike. Shuffles back into the crease and works the ball to deep mid wicket for a single. Mandhana drives to mid off; no run. WIDE up next adds an extra to India’s tally. FOUR; its a full toss and Mandhana pierces the indfield on the off side. Another WIDE. Works the fourth one to long on. Shafali clips the fifth delivery to long on for another run.
- September 21, 2023 06:384IND 6/0 in 1 over
Mandhana on strike. Starts with a pull but the ball is stopped by mid wicket. Drives the second, and a misfield at covers allows the first run. FOUR! Shafali steps out and drives it right back in the bowlers direction. One run on the fifth delivery after a misfield by the cover fielder. Mandhana ends with a defence.
- September 21, 2023 06:35IND 0/0
It is the tried and tested opening pair of Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Varma that walks out to bat.
Ainna Hamizah Hashim to bowl the first over.
- September 21, 2023 06:33Time for national anthems
The anthems play out in the stadium, Malaysia’s Negaraku followed by India’s Jana Gana Mana.
We’re all set for the start of the contest.
- September 21, 2023 06:26Aashin Prasad from the venue says
“No rain at venue but has rained here. Overcast right now.”
- September 21, 2023 06:24India’s Playing XI
India: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Kanika Ahuja, Richa Ghosh (wk), Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Amanjot Kaur, Pooja Vatsrakar, Minnu Manni, Rajeshwari Gayakwad.
- September 21, 2023 06:19TOSS - Malaysia
Malaysia wins the toss and opts to field.
- September 21, 2023 06:13Smriti Mandhana to lead the side today
Harmanpreet Kaur will not feature in the first two games of the Asian Games after she was suspended by the ICC for a breach of the code of conduct during India’s ODI series against Bangladesh earlier this year.
- September 21, 2023 06:11IND-W vs MAS-W Dream11 Prediction
Wicket-keepers: Richa Ghosh
Batters: Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, M Elysa
All-Rounders: Deepti Sharma, Shafali Verma, Pooja Vastrakar, W Duraisingam
Bowlers: Rajeshwari Gayakwad, A Natsya, N Nur Atiela
Team Compositon - IND 7:4 MAS | Credits Left - 10.5
- September 21, 2023 06:09Rain stops
Aashin Prasad pings from the Pingfeng Cricket Field that the drizzle relents.
- September 21, 2023 06:07INDIA vs MALAYSIA - Squads
India: Smriti Mandhana (vice-captain), Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (wicket-keeper), Amanjot Kaur, Devika Vaidya, Pooja Vastrakar, Titas Sadhu, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Minnu Mani, Kanika Ahuja, Uma Chetry (wicket-keeper), Anusha Bareddy.
Malaysia: Jamahidaya Intan, Mas Elysa, Musfirah Nur Azmi, Ainna Hamizah Hashim, Ainur Amelina, Mahirah Izzati Ismail, Nur Arianna Natsya, Winifred Duraisingam, Aina Najwa, Wan Julia, Aisya Eleesa, Dhanusri Muhunan, Nik Nur Atiela, Nur Dania Syuhada, Wan Nor Zulaika.
- September 21, 2023 06:01Weather forecast in Hangzhou today
The chances of rain only go up as the day progresses.
Credits: BBC Weather.
- September 21, 2023 05:53It’s raining in Hangzhou
Our correspondent in Hangzhou with a not so good update. There is a steady drizzle at the venue at the moment. Expect a delay in the start of the game.
- September 21, 2023 05:48LIVE STREAMING INFO
The women’s cricket quarterfinal match wherein India will face off Malaysia will be broadcasted Live on Sony Sports Ten 1 SD & HD, Sony Sports Ten 3 SD & HD (Hindi), Sony Ten 4 SD & HD (Tamil & Telugu). The streaming will be available on SonyLIV.
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