India eves beat West Indies by 15 runs in 3rd ODI

     Written by : IANS | Thu, Nov 17, 2016, 12:03 AM

India eves beat West Indies by 15 runs in 3rd ODI

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 16 : The India women's team edged past West Indies by 15 runs in the third One-Day International (ODI) match at the Gokaraju Liala Gangaaraju ACA cricket ground here on Wednesday.

After pocketing the first two ODI's in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's championship, Indian eves posted a fighting total of 199/6 in their allotted 50 overs.

Veda Krishnamurthy was the highest scorer as she scored 71 runs in 100 balls. Devika Vaidya and Deepti Sharma contributed 32 and 23 runs respectively.

For West Indies, Chedean Nation took two wickets for 21 runs.

In reply, West Indies started off on a good note as openers Hayley Matthews and Shaquana Quintyne forged a 49-run partnership before Rajeshwari Shivanand Gayakwad (4/34) along with Deepti Sharma, Harmanpreet Kaur and Devika Vaidya created havoc in the West Indian side to clinch the issue in their favour.

Hayley Matthews was the highest scorer for West Indies with 55 runs while Kycia Knight contributed with 44.