ICC Women's WC Qualifier: India beats Thailand

India defeated Thailand by nine wickets in a one-sided contest in Colombo on Wednesday. Thailand was bowled out for 55; the target of 56 was chased down in 12.4 overs.


India has won both of its matches played in the tournament so far.   -  ICC

India shot out Thailand for a paltry 55 to waltz its way to a nine wicket-win in its second match of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier here on Wednesday. The match turned out be to a lopsided affair with India bowling out Thailand in 29.1 overs before jogging to the finishing line in 12.4 overs, with Thirush Kamini and Veda Krishnamurty staying unbeaten on 24 and 17 respectively. Harmanpreet Kaur was the only player to be dismissed in the Indian innings.

It was a collective effort from the Indian bowlers with Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav and Rajeshwari Gayakwad sharing two wickets apiece. The leading wicket-taker was Mansi Joshi, who ended with figures of three wickets for four runs in five overs. There was no way back for Thailand which was reduced to 20 for six after opting to bat first at the Colombo Cricket Club Ground.

It was a second consecutive win for India after it > thrashed Sri Lanka by 114 runs on Tuesday. India plays its next game against Ireland on Friday.

Brief scores

Thailand 55 all out in 29.1 overs lost to India 59 for 1 in 12.4 overs (Thirush Kamini 24, Veda Krishnamurthy 17 not out) by nine wickets.

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