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Hamilton, March 22
India galloped to a 110-run win over Bangladesh in their must-win ICC Women’s World Cup match, keeping themselves in the reckoning for a semifinal spot, here on Tuesday.
The runners-up in the previous edition of the tournament, India rode on Yastika Bhatia’s half-century and Shafali Verma’s run-a-ball 42 to post a respectable 229 for 7 in 50 overs.
The Indian spinners, led by Sneh Rana (4/30), then produced a dominant display to bundle out Bangladesh for 119 in 40.3 overs.
With the win, India cemented their spot in the top-4, moving to third in the table. They have six points from as many outings. The Mithali Raj-led side now needs to win its last game against South Africa to qualify for the semifinals.
India: 229 for 7 in 50 overs (Yastika Bhatia 50, Shafali Verma 42; Nahida Akter 2/42, Ritu Moni 3/37).
Bangladesh: 119 all out in 40.3 overs (Salma Khatun 32, Lata Monday 24; Sneh Rana 4/30). PTI