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India Women’s team whitewash Bangladesh 

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Published: 21:36, 9 May 2024  
India Women’s team whitewash Bangladesh 

Visiting India Women’s team have whitewashed Bangladesh Women’s team in the five-match T20 International series.

They suffered a 21-run defeat in the final match at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

India won the first match by 44 runs, second one by 19 runs on DLS method, third one by seven wickets and fourth match by 56 runs on DLS.

Electing to bat first India Women’s team put up 156-5 with Dayalan Hemalatha hitting highest 37 off 28 with two fours and as many sixes.

Star opener Smriti Mandhana hammered 33 off 25, hitting four fours and one six while captain Harmanpreet Kaur added 30.
Rabeya Khan and Nahid Akter took two wickets apiece.

Chasing a victory target of 157 to avoid the clean sweep, Bangladesh Women’s team were held back to 135-6. Ritu Moni made team-best 37 and was instrumental in reducing the margin of the defeat after Bangladesh were reduced to 52-5.

Ritu Moni and Shorifa Khatun added 57-run for the sixth wicket to send the team past 100. Shorifa was unbeaten on 28.  Radha Yadav took 3-24.