After a dominant all-round display of might on the field, the Indian women’s team extend their historic Asia Cup triumph to 7 after registering a thumping victory against the Sri Lankan women’s team by 8 wickets in the finals at the Sylhet International Stadium in Bangladesh.

Batting first Sri Lankan women posted a humble total of 66 runs against India by losing 9 wickets batting for 20 overs. India’s Renuka was in her usual form and took 3 crucial wickets in her 3 overs spell including a maiden.

While Sneh Rana and Rajeshwari Gayakwad took two wickets each paving a way for an easy chase for the batters.

Into the second innings, Opener Smriti Mandhana was on a different rampage with the bat after scoring a quickfire 51 in just 25 deliveries with 6 boundaries and 3 sixes including the ball victory six to finish things off in style for India.

Indian women’s side was in a fine hunt against the rivals in the entire tournament and concede just one loss against Pakistan to be crowned as the Asian champion.

For India, batter Jemimah Rodrigues emerged as the finest performer in the entire campaign after scoring 217 runs in just 6 innings averaging a brutal 70 while Deepti Sharma was the best performer with the ball taking 13 wickets in total.

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