1 Updates
India knocked out of Women's World Cup
Photo Credit: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE, Getty Images

India knocked out of Women's World Cup

Feb 5 2013, 12:44pm CST | by

Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Hosts India were knocked out of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup as they suffered a shocking 138-run defeat against Sri Lanka in a must win Group A match at the Brabourne Stadium here Tuesday.

Mumbai, Feb 5 — Hosts India were knocked out of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup as they suffered a shocking 138-run defeat against Sri Lanka in a must win Group A match at...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

India knocked out of Women's World Cup

Feb 5 2013, 12:44pm CST | by

Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Hosts India were knocked out of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup as they suffered a shocking 138-run defeat against Sri Lanka in a must win Group A match at the Brabourne Stadium here Tuesday.

Mumbai, Feb 5 — Hosts India were knocked out of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup as they suffered a shocking 138-run defeat against Sri Lanka in a must win Group A match at the Brabourne Stadium here Tuesday.

Chasing a stiff target of 283, the Indian eves were bowled out for 144 in an embarrassing way in 42.2 overs.

For India, it was their first defeat against the neighbours in 18 matches. India have won the last 16 encounters and there was no result in one.

India made a poor start from which they could never recover. They were lost three wickets, Poonam Raut (5), skipper Mithali Raj (20) and last match centurion Harmanpreet Kaur for 38 runs by the 13th over.

India kept losing wickets at regular intervals and the middle-order failed to rise to the occasion. The only notable partnership was the 37-run sixth-wicket between Jhulan Goswami (22) and Reema Malhotra (38).

Malhotra emerged the top scorer with 38 off 51 balls, including two fours.

Earlier, opting to bat first, a solid show by Sri Lanka batters saw helped them post a competitive 282 for five.

Deepika Rasangika was the top scorer with 84 while Eshani Kaushalya came up with a late cameo of unbeaten 31-ball 56s.

Yashoda Mendis (55) and Shashikala Siriwardene (56) were the other contributors for Sri Lanka.

India will play Pakistan for the seventh position in Cuttack Thursday.

IANS

Source: IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Kazakh volleyballer becomes new Internet sensation
Almaty, July 29 (IANS) It took just a few days for Sabina Altynbekova, an under-19 female volleyball player from Kazakhstan, to hit stardom. After some performances during a youth tournament in Taipei last week, the attractive sportswoman has pocketed more than 200,000 subscribers in her Instagram account.
 
 
Indian para-swimmer Gayakwad misses out on bronze
Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) Indian para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad missed out on the men's 200-metre individual medley SM8 bronze finishing fourth in the final of the event at the Tollcross Swimming Centre here in the Commonwealth Games.
 
 
Lens returns to French Ligue 1
Paris, July 29 (IANS) Lens football club were promoted to the top flight, French Ligue 1, after successfully appealing a ban on financial grounds.
 
 
Sharadha fails to qualify for women's 100m finals
Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) Indian athlete Narayana Sharadha failed to qualify for the women's 100 metres final at the Commonwealth Games here.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Kazakh volleyballer becomes new Internet sensation
Almaty, July 29 (IANS) It took just a few days for Sabina Altynbekova, an under-19 female volleyball player from Kazakhstan, to hit stardom. After some performances during a youth tournament in Taipei last week, the...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Indian para-swimmer Gayakwad misses out on bronze
Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) Indian para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad missed out on the men's 200-metre individual medley SM8 bronze finishing fourth in the final of the event at the Tollcross Swimming Centre here in the...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Lens returns to French Ligue 1
Paris, July 29 (IANS) Lens football club were promoted to the top flight, French Ligue 1, after successfully appealing a ban on financial grounds. Lens were banned from the Ligue 1 after failing to produce the...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Sharadha fails to qualify for women's 100m finals
Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) Indian athlete Narayana Sharadha failed to qualify for the women's 100 metres final at the Commonwealth Games here. The 27-year-old Chennai-born finished sixth out of seven competitors in the...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Cleanliness, punctuality Modi's mantra: Chinese daily
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) New vigour is sweeping through Indian government offices after Narendra Modi became the prime minister with ministers conducting surprise checks to see if bureaucrats are in their seats in time...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
MH17 investigators fail to reach crash site
Canberra, July 29 (IANS) Australian and Dutch investigators have failed for a third consecutive day to reach the MH17 crash site because of fierce fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists,...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Indian nurses now caught in Libyan conflict
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) In a near replay of the incidents in Iraq, a large number of Indian nurses are caught amid spiralling violence in Libya, where rival militias seek to control the capital's international...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Audrina Patridge splits from boyfriend
Audrina Patridge has split from her boyfriend. The reality TV star and Australian BMX rider Corey Bohan have split for good after five years of dating and though they have parted ways previously, insiders don't believe...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Robert Downey Jr. excited to shop for baby
Robert Downey Jr. can't wait to go shopping for his baby daughter. The 49-year-old actor and wife Susan Levin will welcome a little girl into the world in November and he is planning to shower the latest edition to his...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Joe Manganiello struggled to understand Sofia's Colombian family
Joe Manganiello found it difficult to understand Sofia Vergara's Colombian family when she introduced them over the weekend. The 'Modern Family' actress and the 'True Blood' star, who started dating earlier this month,...
Read more on Celebrity Balla