Having clinched up the series win already, India are now set to take on Sri Lanka in the final match of the three-game affair on Monday, June 27. The match would be played at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium and is scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm IST (Indian Standard Time). Bowling first, the Indian women's team did well to fight back after Sri Lanka had gotten off to a great start to the game with an opening stand of 87 runs. Barring skipper Chamari Athapaththu (43) and Vishmi Gunaratne (45) none of the Sri Lanka batters could get going and even have a double-digit score as they were restricted to 125/7 in their 20 overs. Deepti Sharma was India's best bowler with two wickets while Renuka Singh, Pooja Vastrakar, Radha Yadav and Harmanpreet Kaur took one apiece. Smriti Mandhana Completes 2000 T20I Runs During SL W vs IND W Clash in Dambulla
In response, India did off to a sedate start, losing two wickets in the first six overs but Smriti Mandhana (39) and skipper Kaur's (33) efforts were enough for them to seal a win and the have the series in their favour.
The hosts would now aim to play for pride and have a consolation win under their belt. India on the other hand, will eye a series sweep. Despite leading 2-0, there are concerns about the Indian batting line-up as the skipper would expect her batters to produce a strong effort.
IND W vs SL W Head-to-Head Record in T20Is
The two teams have met a total of 20 times until now. The visitors dominate this head-to-head record with 19 wins while Sri Lanka have clinched only three victories. One game has ended in no result.
IND W vs SL W 3rd T20I 2022 Key Players
For India, skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and also Deepti Sharma would be the key players while Sri Lanka would rely on their captain Chamari Athapaththu and Kavisha Dilhari.
IND W vs SL W 3rd T20I 2022 Mini Battles
The battle between Harmanpreet Kaur and Inoka Ranaweera would be an interesting one. So would the duel between Deepti Sharma and Chamari Athapaththu. Both these battles can have an impact on the outcome of this match.
ININD W vs SL W 3rd T20I 2022 Venue and Match Timing
Sri Lanka W vs India W 3rd T20I match will be played at the Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium in Dambulla on June 27, 2022 (Monday). The 3rd T20I is scheduled to begin at 02:00 pm IST (Indian Standard Time). Toss will be held at 01:30 pm.
IND W vs SL W 3rd T20I 2022 Live Telecast and Live Streaming Online
Unfortunately, there are no official broadcasters yet for the India Women's tour of Sri Lanka. But the good news for Indian fans is that FanCode would provide live streaming of the series on their app for free.
IND W vs SL W 3rd T20I 2022 Likely Playing XIs
IND W Likely Playing XI: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, S Meghana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav, Richa Ghosh (wk), Pooja Vastrakar, Renuka Singh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad.
SL W Likely Playing 11: Vishmi Gunaratne, Chamari Athapaththu (c), Harshtitha Madavi, Kavisha Dilhari, Nilakshi de Silva, Ama Kanchana, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Oshadi Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Sugandika Kumari, Udeshika Prabodhani
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