Indian eves thrash Sri Lanka by 9 wickets to complete series whitewash

Ranchi: The Indian women's cricket team dished out a clinical performance to thrash Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the third and final Twenty20 International and complete a 3-0 series whitewash, in Ranchi on Friday.

Smriti Mandhana scored an unbeaten 43
Smriti Mandhana scored an unbeaten 43

Indians first restricted Sri Lanka to a lowly 89 for nine and then overwhelmed the target in 13.5 overs, reaching 91 for the loss of just one wicket. India's Left-arm orthodox Ekta Bisht (3-17) was the pick of the Indian bowlers, while Anuja Patil (2-19) also chipped in with two wickets.

Later opening duo of Smriti Mandhana's unbeaten 43, and Vellaswamy Vanitha (34 off 25) got India's chase off to a flier, notching up 64 quick runs in just 52 balls.

Brief scores
Sri Lanka 89-9 in 20 overs (E Lokusuriyage 25*; E Bisht 3-17) lost to India 91-1 in 13.5 overs (S Mandhana 43*) by nine wickets

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