Home > News >

ICC Women’s World T20 2014: India thrash West Indies by 9 wickets

Mithali Raj scored 55 in India's chase © Getty Images (File photo)
Mithali Raj scored 55 not out in India’s chase © Getty Images (File photo)

Sylhet: Apr 1, 2014

Captain Mithali Raj and her opening partner Poonam Raut hit a half century each as India Women thrashed West Indies by nine wickets in an inconsequential league match of the Women’s World T20 2014.

India, already out contention for a semi-final berth, chased down the target of 118 with 14 balls remaining in their final Group B league match to notch up their second win in the tournament at the Sylhet Stadium.

Mithali carried her bat through the innings as she remained not out on 55 off 52 balls which she made with the help of six boundaries while Raut struck seven fours in her 52-ball knock of 56.

When Raut was out in the last ball of the 17th over, India needed just one run to win the match. One-down Smriti Mandhana struck the winning runs — a four — as India reached 121 for one in 17.4 overs.

India ended the tournament with four points from four matches to occupy the third place in their group and they take on Pakistan in a play-ff match for a berth in the 2016 edition to be held in India.

West Indies, who have already qualified for the semi-finals before this match, finished second in Group B behind England on the basis of net run rate, though both teams ended on same six points from four matches.

West Indies take on defending champions Australia in the first semifinals on April 3 while England face South Africa in the other semifinal on April 4.

Earlier, Indian bowlers produced a disciplined show to restrict West Indies, who chose to bat first, to 117 for 7.

Harmanpreet Kaur picked two wickets for 12 runs from her three overs while Jhulan Goswami, Shubhlakshmi Sharma, Poonam Yadav and Archana Das bagged a wicket apiece.

For West Indies, Deandra Dottin top-scored with 57 and she shared a 61-run stand with captain Stafanie Taylor (17) for the second wicket after opener Kycia Knight was dismissed in the first ball of the day.

The West Indies lost four wickets in three overs towards the end for the addition of just 11 runs as they were 106 for three in 16.4 over to end their innings at 117 for seven.

Brief scores:

West Indies Women 117 for 7 in 20 overs (Deandra Dottin 57; Harmanpreet Kaur 2 for 12) lost to India Women 121 for 1 in 17.4 overs (Mithali Raj 55*, Poonam Raut 56) by 9 wickets.

India tour of Australia 2014, Practice matches

Nov 24, 2014 (05:29 IST)   at Glenelg, Adelaide

Hong Kong tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 24, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 (11:30 IST)   at Sharjah

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 (14:30 IST)   at Colombo

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 (12:00 IST)   at Dhaka


Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Nov 23, 2014  at Chittagong

Bangladesh won by 68 runs

South Africa tour of Australia, 2014

Nov 23, 2014  at Sydney

Australia won by 2 wkts

Hong Kong tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 22, 2014  at Dambulla

Match abandoned without a ball being bowled

Hong Kong tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 21, 2014  at Dambulla

Match abandoned without a ball being bowled

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Nov 21, 2014  at Chittagong

Bangladesh won by 87 runs


Australia vs South Africa, 3rd ODI at Canberra


SL vs Eng: Buttler practices wicketkeeping in nets

Quinton de Kock’s century in vain as Australia register two wicket win over South Africa

Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque register second-highest opening partnership for Bangladesh in ODIs

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia in risk of overkill

Live Cricket Score Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe 2nd ODI at Chittagong: Bangladesh win by 68 runs

India vs Australia 2014: How crucial are India’s practice games ahead of the first Test?

Australia Australia vs South Africa Australia vs South Africa 2014 Bangladesh Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe 2014 India New Zealand Pakistan South Africa South Africa tour of Australia 2014 South Africa vs Australia South Africa vs Australia 2014 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh 2014 Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh 2014

Bangladesh bring up 100th win in international cricket

India vs Cricket Australia XI, 1st Tour Game Preview: India eye good warm-up to kick-off tour Down Under

Australia the team to beat at ICC World Cup 2015 says Michael Vaughan

Bangladesh trounce Zimbabwe by 68 runs in 2nd ODI at Chittagong; lead series 2-0

Steven Finn: England can upset bigger teams in ICC World Cup 2015

Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe 2014, 2nd ODI at Chittagong: Highlights

Australia vs South Africa 2014, 5th ODI at Sydney: Highlights

Saeed Ajmal: 99 per cent bowlers will fail 15 degree test

Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque register second-highest opening partnership for Bangladesh in ODIs

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia in risk of overkill

Fan of the Day

Niharika Shah

Niharika Shah

681 Posts | 6 Fans

Video Highlights: Virat Kohli vs Australian cricketers

Watch Free Live Streaming & Telecast of Indian Super League (ISL) 2014 Football 37th Match between Kerala Blasters FC vs Atletico de Kolkata

PK Tharki Chokro making: Rancho aka Aamir Khan and Munna Bhai aka Sanjay Dutt shake legs to this folk number

Simbu-Hansika’s Vaalu slated for Christmas release!

Yeh Hai Mohabbatein: Will Raman and Ishita help Mihika with her plans?

Alibaba to launch its Taobao marketplace in international markets: Reuters

8 reasons to add rosemary to your diet

eBay India ‘Black Friday’ sale kicks off today

How many calories do bananas have?

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here