India vs Barbados T20I HIGHLIGHTS, Commonwealth Games: IND enters semifinal, beats BAR by 100 runs

IND-W vs BAR-W HIGHLIGHTS, Commonwealth Games: Catch all the live score, commentary and updates from the Group A match between India and Barbados in the Commonwealth Games 2022 T20 event.

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Renuka Singh dismissed Deandra Dottin for a duck.

Renuka Singh dismissed Deandra Dottin for a duck. | Photo Credit: AP

IND-W vs BAR-W HIGHLIGHTS, Commonwealth Games: Catch all the live score, commentary and updates from the Group A match between India and Barbados in the Commonwealth Games 2022 T20 event.

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BAR 62/8 in 20 overs

Kaur bowls out the final. India beats Barbados by 100 runs - its second largest victory in T20Is to reach the CWG 2022 cricket semifinals!

BAR 61/8 in 19 overs

Yadav whizzes past Selman’s outside-edge, nearly clipping another wicket. Radha slides one in and the ball nearly deflecs to the stumps off Selman’s pad.

BAR 59/8 in 18 overs

Harmanpreet to Carrington, OUT! Short from Kaur outside the off-stump and Carrington miscues it straight to Radha Yadav at point.

Shaunte Carrington c Yadav b Kaur 3 (11b)

BAR 57/7 in 17 overs

The Barbadian batters continue to nudge about the inner circle for a few singles. Just the three runs with three overs to go.

Shafali Verma is into the attack

BAR 54/7 in 16 overs

Kaur rolls her arm neatly in her first over. Just the four runs from the over as Selman finds the fence off the last ball.

Harmanpreet Kaur takes the ball

BAR 50/7 in 15 overs

Radha Yadav to Scantlebury, OUT! Thick outside-edge straight to first slip. A sharp catch from Deepti Sharma as India skittles the Barbadians even further.

Alisa Scantlebury c Sharma b Yadav 8 (15b 1x4)

BAR 45/6 in 14 overs

Meghna to Holder, OUT! Holder chips a length ball straight to Harmanpreet at mid-off. Just the single off the over as India nears the finish line.

Trishan Holder c Kaur b Meghna Singh 6 (24b)

BAR 44/5 in 13 overs

Radha Yadav cramps the batters with a controlled attack on the stumps. Three runs off the over.

BAR 41/5 in 12 overs

Meghna returns with a fine over. Holder and Scantlebury nudge about for a couple of singles.

BAR 39/5 in 11 overs

Scantlebury beats the mid-on fielder for FOUR as Rana sends in a loosener. Five runs off the over.

BAR 34/5 in 10 overs

Vastrakar continues to hit the deck hard and forces Scantlebury to the backfoot. Just the two runs from the over as the chase has come to an end even when before it began.

BAR 32/5 in 9 overs

Sneh Rana to Kyshona, OUT! Another one bites the dust. Rana flattens her line and beats Kyshona in the air to get another wicket.

BAR 31/4 in 8 overs

Vastrakar right in the zone on return and concedes just two runs from another quiet over before Kyshona plugs the last ball down the ground for FOUR.

Pooja Vastrakar returns

BAR 25/4 in 7 overs

Harmanpreet going all in as she brings Renuka for her final over. She bowls out with another excellent over as India surges ahead in the semifinals race.

BAR 20/4 in 6 overs

India is all over the Barbadians now. Deepti races through another tight over, conceding just one run.

BAR 19/4 in 5 overs

Renuka to Kycia, OUT! Kycia Knight attempts to scoop a delivery that moves across the turf and sends it straight back to the stumps. A tame dismissal but Renuka and India will take any which way they’d come tonight. Renuka to Alleyne, OUT! A crackerjack of an inswinger castles the off-stump! Alleyne offers no shot, completely shunned by Renuka’s pearler.

Kycia Knight b Renuka Singh 3 (12b); Aaliyah Alleyne b Renuka Singh 0 (2b)

BAR 16/2 in 4 overs

Deepti tosses the ball up nicely and maintains a tight line around the stumps. Just the five runs from the over as India maintains a tight leash in the PowerPlay.

Deepti Sharma replaces Meghna

BAR 11/2 in 3 overs

Renuka to Hayley, OUT! The skipper holes out to Shafali at mid-on! Renuka induces the false stroke across the line and an uncharacteristic stroke from Hayley casts her downfall. Kyshona joins her sister Kycia at the crease.

Hayley Matthews c Shafali Verma b Renuka Singh 9 (7b 2x4)

BAR 10/1 in 2 overs

A hint of shape for Meghna and Hayley lofts it over cover for FOUR. She goes full this time and Hayley slices it beside point for another FOUR.

Meghna Singh into the attack

BAR 1/1 in 1 over

Renuka starts off with a fine delivery that shapes away from length. She follows up with an inswinger and Dottin gets behind the line quickly to defend. Renuka to Dottin, OUT! Cleans her up with a cracking inswinger! She is in the form of his life and can do no wrong with the new ball. Barbados feels the pinch already as Kycia Knight joins Matthews.

Deandra Dottin b Renuka Singh 0 (3b)

Back for the chase. Deandra Dottin and Hayley Matthews open for Barbados. Renuka Singh takes the new ball.

Barbados needs 163 runs to win and qualify for the semifinal. From 92/4 in 13 overs, Jemimah Rodrigues and Deepti Sharma pulled off a remarkable comeback to smashes 70 runs in the final seven. With an in-form Renuka Singh Thakur and the return of Pooja Vastrakar besides spinners Deepti, Sneh Rana and Radha Yadav, India would back itself to seal the second berth from Group A for the last four.

IND 162/4 in 20 overs

Alleyne hits length and Deepti whacks it across the line for FOUR. Short delivery from Alleyne and Deepti miscues the ball to the deep for two runs. A single to mid-off follows. FIFTY for Jemimah with a single as Alleyne oversteps, handing Deepti a free hit! A nice slower-ball angling in to the stumps and Deepti fails to get bat on ball. Jemimah scampers for two runs off the penultimate delivery and there is a discussion of a run out at the keeper’s end. NOT OUT, reads the the big screen and she will keep strike for the final ball. Jemimah swivels across and paddles the ball past backward square leg for FOUR!

Alleyne up for the final over.

IND 144/4 in 19 overs

Dottin offers room and Deepti slaps it over extra cover before an excellent dive from the deep cover fielder saves another boundary. Excellent commitment from the Barbadian fielders. Dottin hits the blockhole and Deepti glides it down to deep backward point for two runs.

IND 138/4 in 18 overs

Alleyne hits the slot and Deepti smokes it over deep mid-wicket for a massive SIX! She has even managed to surprise herself. Alleyne sends in a low full toss and Deepti nearly finds the square leg fence before an excellent stop from the fielder saves three.

Alleyne replaces Selman

IND 125/4 in 17 overs

Dottin starts with a dipping full-toss to the off-stump and Jemimah gets an outside edge that nearly shaves the stump. A single to follow. Deepti sets herself for a huge swing over long-on but fails to connect. Similar lines and Deepti gets it right this time. The ball speeds to the vacant wide long-on fence for FOUR. Dottin tails the ball across and Deepti slices the ball down to point but the fielder cuts a certain boundary.

Deandra Dottin into the attack

IND 117/4 in 16 overs

Selman wafts one in and Jemimah waits to connect it over the long-on fence for SIX! Selman send in a cross-seamer on length and Jemimah carves the ball over cover for FOUR.

IND 104/4 in 15 overs

Jemimah dances down and stomps a length ball over the bowler for FOUR - 100 up for India. Jemimah will have to quickly shift gears with Vastrakar and Rana still in the dugout.

IND 95/4 in 14 overs

Selman continues to put pressure on the batters with a slew of dot balls. Just the three runs from the over as Jemimah and Deepti aim to lift the scoring rate.

IND 92/4 in 13 overs

Hayley drops short and Taniya slaps it to deep mid-wicket for a single. Hayley wafts the ball on the fuller length and Jemimah gorgeously lofts it over extra cover for FOUR. Hayley strays to the pads and Jemimah glides the ball down to backward fine leg. Hayley tosses one up and Taniya scoops it straight up and Dottin holds onto a nervy catch! India continues to lose wickets at regular intervals and Deepti Sharma is in at 6.

IND 84/3 in 12 overs

Selman tucks the ball in and Taniya nearly chips it straight to the short mid-on fielder Taniya retains strike with a single as Selman skims through another tight over.

IND 82/3 in 11 overs

Hayley continues. The skipper keeps her lines in check as the batters resort to singles to keep the board ticking. Four runs from the over.

How about that for a view?

How about that for a view? | Photo Credit: GETTY IMAGES

IND 78/3 in 10 overs

Rodrigues pushes the ball to deep cover for a single. It brings skipper Harmanpreet on strike. Slower ball from Selman and it skids through it Harmanpreet’s pads. A loud appeal and the umpire raises the finger! Harmanpreet reviews but loses it as the replays suggest she is plumb in front! She departs for a first-ball duck - massive jolt for India in this knockout game. Taniya Bhatia is in at 5. She gets off the mark with a flowing drive through cover.

Harmanpreet Kaur lbw b Selman 0 (1b)

Shakera Selman into the attack

IND 76/2 in 9 overs

Hayley darts in a quicker delivery and Shafali nimbly rocks back and slides the ball past backward point for FOUR. Shafali gets a single. Jemimah flicks a good length delivery to square leg and Shafali is going for the second but is sent back mid-way! An easy stumping for Kyshona and Shafali falls after a brilliant knock of 43.

Shafali Verma run out (Kyshona A Knight/†Kycia A Knight) 43 (26b 7x4 1x6)

Hayley Matthews replaces Connell

IND 68/1 in 8 overs

Alleyne lures Jemimah into the drive and beats the outside edge by a whisker. Jemimah is struggling to find the gaps at the moment. An inside-edge gets Jemimah off strike. Shafali advances to a low full-toss and drives it to long-off for a single. Jemimah puts another loose delivery to deep cover for two runs.

IND 63/1 in 7 overs

Connell goes short and Shafali whacks it over deep mid-wicket for SIX! 50-run partnership up for Shafali and Jemimah with Shafali being the aggressor. Connell offers another full delivery and Shafali connects it over extra cover for FOUR. 13 runs come off the over.

IND 50/1 in 6 overs

Alleyne sprays the ball outside the off-stump and Shafali creams it past point for FOUR. Alleyne pushes the ball in and Shafali lobs it over mid-on for FOUR more. A single to finish the PowerPlay and India reaches 50.

Aaliyah Alleyne replaces Bruce

IND 39/1 in 5 overs

Connell finds some shape off the length and Shafali quickly gets behind the ball and pokes it to point. Four dots on the trot as Connell pins the ball to the stumps. Rodrigues gets an iffy inside-edge to short fine leg and finds a single.

IND 38/1 in 4 overs

Bruce hands a full-toss and Shafali Verma pumps the ball down the ground for FOUR. Bruce overpitches and Shafali smokes the ball over extra cover for another FOUR!

IND 24/1 in 3 overs

Connell begins with a back of a length delivery to Shafali who nudges it to point for a single. Connell rolls in an off-cutter but Jemimah cheekily glides it past the keeper for FOUR. Short again and Shafali swats it through cover. A misfield from the cover fielder hands Shafali a comfortable FOUR.

IND 12/1 in 2 overs

Bruce beats Mandhana’s wafting blade outside the off-stump with a ball that cuts across. A swift stumping from Knight puts Mandhana in trouble for a moment. Bruce rolls one in and Mandhana misses the low-full toss and the ball thuds the front pad. The umpire isn’t interested but Hayley Matthews is. She reviews and it’s trouble for India - three reds! A massive jolt for India early on. Jemimah Rodrigues walks in at 3. Bruce is causing some trouble for the Indian batters but Jemimah quells the imminent threat with a gorgeous cover drive for FOUR.

Smriti Mandhana lbw b Bruce 5 (7b 1x4)

Shanika Bruce into the attack

IND 5/0 in 1 over

Mandhana begins with a neat drive to the cover fielder. Short from Connell and Mandhan swivels to flick the ball through square-leg for FOUR. Connell goes short again but Mandhana finds the short fine-leg fielder this time. Connell goes short to Shafali who ducks neatly to end the over.

Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma are out at the centre. Shamilia Connell takes the new ball.

22:11PM IST

Interesting change for India with Taniya Bhatia replacing Yastika as the wicketkeeper. Taniya last featured in a T20I for India against Australia on March 8, 2020!

TOSS: Barbados wins toss, to bowl
India XI: Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Taniyaa Bhatia (wk), Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Radha Yadav, Renuka Thakur, Meghna Singh
Barbados XI: Hayley Matthews (c), Deandra Dottin, Kycia Knight (wk), Kyshona Knight, Aaliyah Alleyne, Trishan Holder, Alisa Scantlebury, Shanika Bruce, Shakera Selman, Shaunte Carrington, Shamilia Connell.
10:00PM IST

Toss time!

9:28PM IST

Here’s a look at the qualification scenarios for the semifinal with both India and Barbados in contention.

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9:15PM IST

The Indian team has arrived at Edgbaston. A virtual knockout awaits.

Preview

After a harrowing defeat to Australia in the first match, India bounced back in style with a thumping win over Pakistan eight-wicket win over Pakistan.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s side has battled COVID-related selection issues during its first couple of games in T20 cricket’s first appearance in the Commonwealth Games.

On Wednesday, a virtual knockout clash against Barbados which is featuring in its first-ever international competition will settle India’s fate in the tournament. With both sides stranded on two points after two games apiece, the winner will take a semifinal spot behind Australia from Group A.

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While India starts favourite, the Barbados challenge cannot be taken lightly. India will be hopeful that all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar will be available for the crucial match after recovering from COVID-19 recently.

India vs Barbados Squads

IND-W vs BAR-W Predicted XI
India XI: Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Sneh Rana, Radha Yadav, Renuka Thakur, Meghna Singh
Barbados XI: Hayley Matthews (c), Deandra Dottin, Kycia Knight (wk), Kyshona Knight, Aaliyah Alleyne, Trishan Holder, Alisa Scantlebury, Shanika Bruce, Shakera Selman, Kelia Elliot, Shamilia Connell.
India vs Barbados Dream11 Fantasy Team
Wicketkeepers: Kycia Knight
Batters: Deandra Dottin, Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma
Bowlers: Hayley Matthews (vc), Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar
Bowlers: Shamilia Connell, Renuka Singh, Aaliyah Alleyne
Squads
India Women: Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Sabbhineni Meghana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Yastika Bhatia(w), Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav, Sneh Rana, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Taniya Bhatia, Harleen Deol
Barbados Women: Deandra Dottin, Hayley Matthews(c), Kycia Knight(w), Aaliyah Alleyne, Kyshona Knight, Trishan Holder, Alisa Scantlebury, Shakera Selman, Shamilia Connell, Keila Elliott, Shanika Bruce, Tiffany Thorpe, Aaliyah Williams, Shaunte Carrington, Shai Carrington
When and where to watch India vs Barbados T20I, Commonwealth Games 2022 Live?
The Commonwealth Games 2022 T20I match between India and Barbados will be aired LIVE on the Sony Sports Network at 10:30 PM IST on August 3, 2022. The match will also be streamed LIVE on the SonyLIV app
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