India Women vs Malaysia Women: After winning their first match against Sri Lanka in the Women’s Asia Cup, the challenge of Malaysia is in front of the Indian team today. Batting first, India has given a target of 182 runs to Malaysia due to the strong performance of its top order.
In this match being played at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Malaysia captain won the toss and invited India to bat first. The Indian openers made a strong start and added 116 runs for the first wicket in 13.5 overs. Opener S Meghna was dismissed for 69 off 53 balls. After this, Shefali Verma along with Richa Ghosh took the innings forward. Shefali got out after scoring 46 runs. At the same time, Richa played an unbeaten innings of 33 runs off 19 balls.
The Indian middle order batsmen lost wickets early in the pursuit of getting quick runs. Kiran (0), Radha Yadav (8) returned cheaply to the pavilion. Dayalan Hemlata remained unbeaten on 10 off 4 balls. Winfred and Noor Dania took 2-2 wickets for Malaysia. In the allotted 20 overs, the Indian team scored 181/4. Let us inform that in today’s match, Indian star players Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur are not playing. Fast bowler Renuka is also not included in the team.
A superb batting performance by #TeamIndia to set a target of 1⃣8⃣2⃣ against Malaysia.
Over to our bowlers now.
Courtesy: Asian Cricket Council pic.twitter.com/a617DJdbc9
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) October 3, 2022
This is the format of Asia Cup
A total of seven teams are participating in the Women’s Asia Cup. There are teams from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia and UAE. In the first round all the teams will play one match against each other. That is, all the teams will get a chance to play 6-6 matches. After this, out of these seven teams, the top-4 teams will reach the semi-finals.