Brisbane: Bowlers starred as India women beat West Indies women by two runs in their second warm-up game, ahead of the 2020 T20 World Cup at the Allan Border Field, here on Tuesday.
Electing to bat, Deepti Sharma and Shikha Pandey guided India women to 107/8. While Sharma scored 21 off 32 deliveries, Pandey scored 24* off 16 balls.Needing 108 runs to win, West Indies were 57/1 at one stage. However, Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav and Harmanpreet Kaur picked a wicket each to reduce West Indies to 67/5, losing four wickets for 10 runs.
While Lee-Ann Kirby, Hayley Matthews and Chinelle Henry scored 42, 25 and 17 respectively, India managed to hold their nerve to restrict West Indies to 105 to win the match.For India, Poonam Yadav picked up three wickets.