Women's World Cup: India defeat Sri Lanka by 109 runs in warm-up

Jun 22, 2017, 08:40 IST | PTI

Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj

Indian skipper Mithali Raj hit 85 as Indian women's team beat Sri Lanka by 109 runs in a warm-up game for the Women's World Cup, here yesterday. India scored a healthy 275-8 in 50 overs with half-centuries from Raj and opener Poonam Raut (69).

The other contribution came from Smriti Mandhana (44). The Indian captain hit 11 boundaries in her 89-ball knock. In reply, Sri Lanka were bundled out for 166 in 48.4 overs with left-arm spinner Rajsewari Gayekwad taking 4-12 in 7 overs.

Brief Scores
India 275-8 in 50 overs (M Raj 85, P Raut 69) bt SL 166 in 48.4 overs (R Gayekwad 4-12, S Pandey 2-22) by 109 runs

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