Opting to bat, India misplaced their star opener and skipper Shafali Verma (1) within the second over.
It was Gongadi Trisha’s valiant 57 off 51 deliveries and Shweta Sehrawat’s counter-attacking cameo of 31 not out off 10 balls that propelled India to 149 for 4.
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In reply, left-arm spinner Mannat led the present with a fantastic spell of 4-0-12-4, whereas off-spinner Archana Devi claimed 3/14 from her 4 overs as India shot out Scotland for 66 in 13.1 overs to make it a hat-trick of wins and seal their Tremendous Six berth.
Fifteen-year-old Sonam, who additionally bowls left-arm spin, bagged 2/1 from 1.1 overs to finish the domination as India completed on prime of Group D with six factors from three matches. India had earlier defeated South Africa and UAE.
It was not a perfect begin for India, a few days after that they had posted a large 219 for 3 in opposition to UAE, driving on Shafali’s 34-ball 78 as they misplaced two wickets contained in the powerplay.
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Shafali was making an attempt to assault Nayma Shaikh over midwicket, solely to be caught within the deep by the Scottish skipper Katherine Fraser.
Sonia Mendhiya was the second wicket to fall within the powerplay, turning into the sufferer of Orla Montgomery.
Richa Ghosh (33) then steadied the ship with Trisha in an important 70-run partnership within the center overs.
Fraser (2/31) inflicted a double blow, dismissing Richa and Trisha in a span of three balls to go away India in a spot of trouble at 105 for 4 in 16.5 overs.
Shweta then took on the assault on the Scottish camp with 4 boundaries and two sixes to provide India an ideal end.
Chasing, Darcey Carter (24) and Ailsa Lister (14) gave Scotland a fiery begin, taking them to 40 for 1 in 5 overs however Mannat foxed the Scottish batters along with her intelligent variations to derail their chase.
Mannat and Archana shaped a lethal partnership within the center overs and very quickly diminished Scotland to 50 for five inside 10 overs.
From thereon, it was only a matter of time as not one of the remaining batters managed double digit scores.
India: 149/4 in 20 overs (Gongadi Risha 57, Richa Ghosh 33, Shweta Sehrawat 31) beat Scotland 66 in 13.1 overs (Darcey Carter 24, Ailsa Lister 14; Mannat Kashyap 4/12, Archana Devi 3/14) by 83 runs.