Good Morning! Hello and Welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of India Women vs Sri Lanka Women third One-Day International (ODI) match at Ranchi. We from CricketCountry will be bringing to you the live updates of all the cricketing action for today’s clash. India have already won the first and second game played on Wednesday by six wickets. Having clinched the three-match series already this will only be a dead-rubber, India will look to attain another series white-wash this time in the 50-over format. Sri Lanka on the other hand will look to play for pride and take his match with much seriousness. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: India Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 3rd ODI at Ranchi 

Live Cricket Score, India Women 114/3 in 29.3 overs | BATTING: Veda Krishnamurthy 61 (90), Shikha Pandey 8 (14): India Women gain successful win over Sri Lanka with third consecutive win by seven wickets. Veda Krishnamurthy stands out for her team by scoring half-century while Shikha Pandey stood through the last few runs to alongside Krishnamurthy. Sugandika Kumari picked a wicket along with a run out but could grab much wickets at a later stage with India dominating through the innings. Once again an incredible match by India.

Live Cricket Score, India Women 88/3 in 26 overs | BATTING: Veda Krishnamurthy 48 (82), Shikha Pandey 0 (2): Veda Krishnamurthy is approaching her half-century soon and is playing very well looking to take India to their third consecutive win in this innings. They have already built 75 runs partnership with Deepti Sharma is also now scoring 30 runs. Deepti has had very good day with bowling along with some good batting skills from her end. India need just 25 runs away from victory of their final ODI. And what just happened here, Deepti Sharma faced injury and this is not looking good for India.  Shikha Pandey comes to bat for the rest of the innings. Veda Krishnamurthy completes her half-century.  OUT! Deepti Sharma st Prasadani Weerakkodi b Shashikala Siriwardena 28 (59)

Live Cricket Score, India Women 73/2 in 22 overs | BATTING: Veda Krishnamurthy 37 (69), Deepti Sharma 24 (49): India Women are half way through the innings and require just 40 runs to win. The battle looks complete with Veda and Deepti already up with 42 runs with four boundaries from each. India are not far sighted from victory and Veda is just 14 runs short of half-century. India can definitely get through this and win this title easily.

Live Cricket Score, India Women 50/2 in 16 overs | BATTING: Veda Krishnamurthy 27 (58), Deepti Sharma 13 (23): India Women are 50 runs up and are very close to their third consecutive win. India require just 63 runs to win, though India are two wicket down. India need a good partnership at the moment with Veda Krishnamurthy and Deepti Sharma up with 40 runs already. This needs to continue as the time progresses and India need to come out stronger in their batting to come up with an early finish.

Live Cricket Score, India Women 35/2 in 11 overs | BATTING: Veda Krishnamurthy 17 (42), Deepti Sharma 9 (9): Just before lunch, Sri Lanka lost a wicket against of Smriti Mandhana. After lunch Sri Lanka looks stronger and just a single run conceded by Sri Lanka towards India. Udeshika Prabhodani is bowling her spells. Now Deepti goes for a boundary Veda has already scored for a boundary in the innings. India Women now require just 78 runs from 50 overs.

Live Cricket Score, India Women 20/2 in 8 overs | BATTING: Veda Krishnamurthy 11 (31), Deepti Sharma 0 (2): This is not looking good for India at the moment with second wicket down of Smriti Mandhana yet against Sugandika Kumari but a run out this time. Sri Lanka posed a very low total but will definitely do not want to give up on bowling spells and will look to restrict India regularly. Now Deepti Sharma has come to bat, who has had lucky day with her bowling spells. OUT! Smriti Mandhana run out Sugandika Kumari 6 (12)

Live Cricket Score, India Women 15/1 in 6 overs | BATTING: SmiritI Mandhana 6 (9), Veda Krishnamurthy 10 (27): India Women begin their innings and already a wicket down gaining 15 runs. Punam Raut was down in just three balls of the first over. But Veda Krishnamurthy and Smriti Mandhana have picked the game from where it haulted. India are playing with 15 runs already in span of 6 overs. OUT! Punam Raut lbw by Sugandika Kumar 0 (3)

Live Cricket Score, Sri Lanka Women 112 in 38.2 overs | BATTING: Chandima Gunarathne 0 (8): Sri Lanka are done with their innings and are all out for 112 runs. This might be lowest total of this ODI series so far. Sri Lanka need to pose a strong bowling spell towards India if they need to win this last ODI. India have played a commendable innings and every bowler has picked wickets. Deepti Sharma stands out with 6 wickets on hand. While Shikha Pandey and P R Bose took two wickets each. OUT! Udeshika Prabodhani ct R Kalpana b Deepti Sharma 5 (18), OUT! Dilani Manodara ct S S Mandhana b P R Bose 23 (60), OUT! Sugandika Kumari ct & b Deepti Sharma 0 (1)

Live Cricket Score, Sri Lanka Women 104/7 in 33 overs | BATTING: Dilani Manodara 21 (55), Udeshika Prabodhani 0 (0): Another wicket down for Sri Lanka and Deepti Sharma has completed her 8 over already with best figures of 4 for 19. Shikha Pandey has picked her first wicket and is bowling her fifth over and she gains her second wicket. Harmanpreet Kaur has played two overs and no wicket yet. India looking for early finish here and maybe get Sri Lanka down within 120 runs. Udeshika comes to bat at a lower order with a new strategy to add more runs on board. OUT! Hansima Karunarathne lbw Shikha Pandey 17 (36), OUT! Eshani Lokusuriyage b Shikha Pandey 7 (8)

Live Cricket Score, Sri Lanka Women 92/5 in 30 overs | BATTING: Dilani Manodara 16 (48), Hansima Karunarathne 16 (33): Sri Lanka women are trying to gain hold of the game with Manodara and Krunarathne have put up 28 runs partnership already. Sri Lanka looking to go at least 200 runs in this innings. India are playing very well restricting Sri Lanka at regular intervals. India looking to restrict Sri Lanka within 150 runs and gain control in 3rd ODI.

Live Cricket Score, Sri Lanka Women 68/5 in 24 overs | BATTING: Dilani Manodara 9 (30), Hansima Karunarathne 4 (17): Sri Lanka are down with another wicket and it is past 20 overs now. India gain control over the game after an expensive start to the innings. Deepti Sharma gets her fourth wicket, just what was needed for India at the moment. Hansima Karunarathne comes to bat. Sri Lanka need a good partnership here to take the innings ahead or India will continue to take control over the game and look for an early finish here. OUT! Shashikala Siriwardena ct R Kalpana b Deepti Sharma 14 (32)

Live Cricket Score, Sri Lanka Women 44/4 in 13 overs | BATTING: Shashikala Siriwardene 0 (4), Dilani Manodara 3 (7): Deepti Sharma comes into attack and gets two wickets. She was on a hat-trick but missed the chance. Much needed breakthrough for India. Prasadani and Chamari Athapaththu goes off the crease. Oshadi Ranashinge is the batswoman on the crease. Yasoda Mendis is standing strong on the crease. Yet another wicket down for Sri Lanka after receiving a flight start. Deepti is on a roll and third wicket for her. OUT! Prasadani Weerakkodi lbw Deepti Sharma 19 (27), OUT! Chamari Athapaththu b Deepti Sharma 0 (1), OUT! Yasoda Mendis ct Rajeshwari b P R Bose 15 (28), OUT! Oshadi Ranashinge lbw Deepti Sharma 3 (11)

Live Cricket Score, Sri Lanka Women 33/0 in 7 overs | BATTING: Yasoda Mendis 10 (16), Prasadani Weerakkodi 19 (26): Sri Lanka women look in complete control of the game with Shikha bowling yet another expensive over for Sri Lanka. Yasoda also joins the league of going for boundaries in every over. Niranjana looking rather in control with her spells and knows Sri Lanka are coming out strong in this innings. Prasadani is also ready 18 while Yasoda is picking up the game and is 10 runs. Good start for Sri Lanka now.

Live Cricket Score, Sri Lanka Women 19/0 in 4 overs | BATTING: Yasoda Mendis 2 (7), Prasadani Weerakkodi 13 (17): Shikha Pandey is bowling her second over. India back in restricting runs of Sri Lanka. Niranjana gave away just three runs in the last over. Shikha is bowling a beautiful spell with no runs in the 4th over yet and two from the last spell. Shikha was quite in control with her spells unlike her first expensive over.

Live Cricket Score, Sri Lanka Women 14/0 in 2 overs | BATTING: Yasoda Mendis 1 (3), Prasadani Weerakkodi 10 (9): Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to field. India are already leading in the series with 2-0, so this becomes an important game for Sri Lanka to win. Niranjana Nagarajan opened the attack for India and at the moment Shikha Pandey is bowling her first spell. Just two runs from the 2nd over yet. Prasadani goes for a boundary, Sri Lanka’s first one for the innings. And yet another boundary. This is turning to be India’s expensive over. Just a single to end the over.

Sri Lanka Women won the toss and chose to bat first!

It was 18-year-old Deepti Sharma who wrecked havoc over the Lankan’s picking up four for 23 with her medium pace bowling, to set up the home side’s win. In, reply Skipper Mithali Raj remained unbeaten on 53 to guide her team to victory with 41 balls to spare as India were 179 for four in 43.1 overs . Raj, struck four boundaries in her 80-ball knock, was supported by opener Smriti Mandhana who made 46 runs missed out now her fourth successive half-century. Mandhana hit four boundaries and a six in her 46 ball stay. Harmanpreet Kaur made a well deserved 41 runs off 61 balls, finding the boundary six times.

Left-arm spinner Sugandika Kumari was the most successful bowler for Sri Lanka, picking figures of 4 for 19. For Sri Lanka, Dilani Manodara top-scored with an unbeaten 51-ball 43, hitting five boundaries. Prasadani Weerakkody contributed a slow 37 runs, facing just 80 balls.