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ICC Women’s World Cup: India beat Sri Lanka by 16 runs

Derby [U.K.]: The Indian Women Cricket Team on Wednesday registered its fourth consecutive win in the ICC Women’s World Cup as they beat Sri Lanka by 16 runs.

After winning the toss, skipper Mithali Raj chose to bat.

Captain Mithali Raj, along with Deepti Sharma, forged a 118-run stand and helped India post a total of 232.

Sri Lanka began cautiously, but lost wickets at crucial junctures throughout the match. Dilani Manodara top-scored with 61.

Poonam Yadav and Jhulan Goswami did the trick with the ball.

Deepti Sharma was awarded as the player of the match.

Sri Lanka Women (Playing XI): Nipuni Hansika, Hasini Perera, Chamari Atapattu, Shashikala Siriwardene, Dilani Manodara(w), Prasadani Weerakkody, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Chandima Gunaratne, Ama Kanchana, Sripali Weerakkody, Inoka Ranaweera(c)

India Women (Playing XI): Punam Raut, Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Mithali Raj(c), Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma(w), Jhulan Goswami, Mansi Joshi, Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav. (ANI)