India Women thump Bangladesh to make Asian Games cricket final
India Women beat Bangladesh Women to enter the final and guarantee themselves of at least a silver medal.
Pooja Vastrakar finished with 4/17, while Titas Sadhu, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Amanjot Kaur and Devika Vaidya picked up a wicket each to bowl Bangladesh Women out for 51, their lowest WT20I total against India Women.
In reply, India knocked down the target in 8.2 overs to enter the final and assure themselves of at least a silve medal, despite losing openers Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Varma.
Mandhana, who takes the helm as Harmanpreet Kaur serves a two-match suspension following her fiery on-field clash with the same opponents, led India's charge.
The last encounter between these two fierce teams, a 50-over battle, left cricket fans on the edge of their seats. The gripping three-match series ended in a 1-1 draw, setting the stage for a thrilling rematch. Victory on Sunday guarantees the victor a shot at silver or gold.