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India Women Cricket Team Clinch Historic Gold in Asian Games 2023 Cricket Final


In a thrilling encounter in the final of the Asian Games 2023, India women emerged victorious, defending a total of 116 runs to win a historic gold medal in cricket. Sri Lanka Women got off to a supportive start in their chase, with Oshadi Ranasinghe leading the way. However, Oshadi Ranasinghe kept the match exciting, but when his wicket fell, Sri Lanka still had a long way to go. India’s Titas Sadhu played a crucial role, taking three wickets in just two overs and taking an astonishing 3/6. Concluded with figures.

India vs Sri lanka
India vs Sri lanka

At one stage, Sri Lankan women were struggling at 14/3, but a resilient 36-run partnership between Hasini Perera and Neelakshi de Silva brought life to Sri Lankan cricket fans. But Perera’s crucial wicket of Rajeshwari Gaikwad shifted the balance in India’s favour. The Indian team held its composure in the last five overs and won its first gold medal in cricket at the Asian Games.
Despite facing a challenging pitch, India women scored 116/7, with Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues making key contributions with solid half-century partnerships. Early boundaries from Shafali Verma and Mandhana set the tone, but India lost wickets in quick succession.
This historic win not only underlines the skill and determination of India’s women cricketers but is also a source of inspiration for aspiring players and fans. Congratulations to the Indian women’s cricket team on this remarkable achievement!

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