IND vs BAN: Jemimah Rodrigues starred with the bat and ball as India Women beat Bangladesh Women by 108 runs in the second ODI of the series on Wednesday. Rodrigues scored 86 runs off 81 balls and took four wickets for three runs in her three overs as Bangladesh were bowled out for 120 in 35.1 overs.
India Women were asked to bat first and made a solid start, with Rodrigues and Smriti Mandhana putting on 102 for the second wicket. Mandhana made 42 off 55 balls before she was dismissed by Fahima Khatun. Rodrigues then added 47 runs for the third wicket with Harmanpreet Kaur, who made 25 off 29 balls.
After Rodrigues was dismissed, India Women lost a few quick wickets but they still managed to post a challenging total of 228 for nine.
Bangladesh Women’s reply got off to a poor start as they lost four wickets for 26 runs in the powerplay. Nahida Akhter top-scored for Bangladesh with 32 runs but the other batters struggled to get going against the Indian bowlers.
Jemimah Rodrigues was the pick of the bowlers for India, taking four wickets for three runs in her three overs. She was well supported by Harmanpreet Kaur, who took two wickets for 22 runs.
With the win, India Women have levelled the series 1-1. The third and final ODI will be played on Saturday.
- Jemimah Rodrigues was the star of the show for India, scoring 86 runs and taking four wickets.
- Bangladesh Women’s batting struggled against the Indian bowlers, and they were eventually bowled out for 120.
- The third and final ODI will be played on Saturday, and it will be a must-win for both teams.
The third and final ODI of the series will be played on Saturday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. India Women will be looking to win the match and take the series 2-1, while Bangladesh Women will be desperate to avoid a series whitewash.
The match is scheduled to start at 9:00 AM IST.