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West Indies women taste win

West Indies women taste win
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Their first victory of the tour came on Friday when they vanquished India in a T20 engagement by six wickets at the ACA-KDCA Stadium near here.  They took a 1-0 lead n the three-game series to somewhat make for the 0-3 drubbing in the ODIs.West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor played the

Vijayawada: At long last, the visiting West Indies women tasted victory on Indian soil. In posting an impressive win, they proved true to the world champion status they enjoy.

Their first victory of the tour came on Friday when they vanquished India in a T20 engagement by six wickets at the ACA-KDCA Stadium near here.

They took a 1-0 lead n the three-game series to somewhat make for the 0-3 drubbing in the ODIs.West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor played the sheet anchor with a blistering 90-run knock that came from a mere 51 balls and contained 11 boundaries and three hits over the ropes.

Batting first, the host made 150 for the loss of four wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. The visitors achieved the target with six wickets and five balls to spare.

India captain Harman won the toss and choose bat first. India has lost first wicket VR Vanitha (3) and Smriti Mandhana (11) in close succession. Later Veda and Harman restored parity while adding 88 runs for the third wicket before the former fell a ball after completing her half-century to Selman.

By:Dasari Srinivasa Rao

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