Smriti Mandana led the team while Harmanpreet Kaur rested. India won the toss and went into bat. Jemima Rodrigues and Deepti Sharma scored half centuries for India.
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India lost three wickets while scoring 20 runs. But Deepti and Jemima, who came together in the fourth wicket, put on a century partnership and won the stage. Jemima remained unbeaten on 75 off 45 balls with 11 fours. Deepti scored 64 runs off 49 balls with five fours and two sixes.
Sabhineni Meghna (10), Richa Ghosh (none), Dayalan Hemalatha (two) and Pooja Vastrakar (13) are the out players. Kiran Prabhu Navagire remained unbeaten on 10 runs.
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Things got easier for India as the UAE women, who came out looking for a win in the reply innings, went over-defensive. Kavisha Egodage was the team’s top scorer with an unbeaten 30 off 54 balls. Khushi Sharma, who scored 29 runs off 50 balls, also kept going. At the end of the game, captain Chaya Mughal was on top with Kavisha for six runs. Opener Theertha Sathish (one run), Isha Osa (four) and Natasha Cheriyath (none) were the other players dismissed.
Rajeshwari Gaekwad took two wickets for India. Dayalan Hemalatha took a wicket.