Earlier, Thailand skipper Sornnarin Tippoch won the coin toss and elected to bat first    Getty Images (Representational Image)
Earlier, Thailand skipper Sornnarin Tippoch won the coin toss and elected to bat first Getty Images (Representational Image)

Minnows Thailand set a mere target of just 70 for big guns India in the Match 3 of the Women’s Asia Cup T20 at the Asian Institute of Technology Ground in Bangkok on Sunday. Thailand’s Ratanaporn Padunglerd was the top scorer with 20 runs, while Mansi Joshi claimed a couple of wickets for just eight runs. Earlier, Thailand skipper Sornnarin Tippoch won the coin toss and elected to bat first, while the Indian bowlers gave a perfect start to their game, as they claimed the opening couple of wickets in quick succession, as they carried forward the confidence after they beat Bangladesh in the opening game on Saturday. LIVE Cricket Updates, IND vs THA, ACC Women’s Asia Cup T20, Match 3 at Bangkok

With just six runs on the board, it was opener Sirintra Saengsakaorat, who fell for a mere couple to Joshi in the second over. Just seven runs later, it was her fellow opener Nattakan Chantam, who fell for mere 11 top Joshi again in the fourth over. At the score of 37, it was Nattaya Boochatham, who fell for mere 17 to Shikha Pandey in the 13th over. 20 runs later, it was Ratanaporn Padunglerd, who was unfortunately run out for 20 in the 19th over, while at the score of 61, it was another unfortunate run out in the form of Tippoch, who fell for mere seven, as Thailand finished on a mere total of 69 for the loss of five wickets, setting India a mere target of just 70 runs to wrap the game up.

Brief scores:

Thailand Women 69 for 5 in 20 overs (Ratanaporn Padunglerd 20; Mansi Joshi 2 for 8) vs India Women.

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