Indian women beat West Indies team by 7 wickets in the 3rd T20I at the Providence Stadium in Guyana to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the systematic 5 match series between the 2 sides. Batting 1st, West Indies were confined to a measly aggregate of 59/9 in their allocated 20 overs on Thursday. Jemimah Rodrigues was unbeaten on 40 as India pursued down the aggregate in 16.4 overs for the loss of three wickets. The West Indies’ top order neglected to gain by the powerplay overs as two wickets fell.
Hayley Matthews fell for 5, giving Anuja Patil a simple catch on her own bowling subsequent to smashing her for a boundary through point. Shemaine Campbelle’s knock with the bat proceeded as she scored a 12 run in 5 balls earlier she was out for an LBW. Next came the wicket of Stacy-Ann King’s for 7 in the 9th over. The West Indies were stumbling on 27/3 for 10 overs.
Chedean and McLean then began a slow yet relentless rebuilding of the hosts’ innings. India look their bowling assault which pegged the quick scoring that the West Indies like to do utilizing the pace of the quick bowlers. The match was delayed quickly as 3 sets of lights gave way. No overs were lost and it was business as usual on the restart with the West Indies struggling hard to score against the Indian bowlers.
Chedean fell soon after the match restarted and it was a quick slide for the hosts who at the end could just score 59/9 from their 20 overs. Chinelle Henry top scored with 11 off 18 deliverers while Chedean had 11 from 27. Bowling for India, Radha had 2/6 from 4 overs, while Deepti had 2/12 from her spell. The Indian Women team achieved the target effectively in spite of the loss of 3 wickets. Hayley stopped Shafali Verma getting her stumped for a duck.
Mathews then had Smriti wonderfully caught by Shakera at the cover. Harmanpreet was also caught by Shakera in the deep off the bowling of Afy Fletcher. In any case, it was little bit too late as Jemimah and Deepti Sharma helped India over the line. The fourth T20I will be played on November 17 and the fifth is scheduled for November 20. The two matches will happen at Providence.