India into semis after thrashing Ireland

ICC Women’s T20

Another half century from Mithali Raj ensured India thrashed Ireland by 52 runs in their first ever encounter at the Providence stadium to book their spot yesterday in the semifinals of the ICC T20 World Cup.

In overcast conditions,  spectators witnessed Ireland winning the toss and sending India into bat  The Asian powerhouse rattled up 145-6 and restricted Ireland to  93-8 as the overs ran out.

India’s opening pair of Smriti Mandhana and player of the match, Raj got their team off to a good start, taking 42 runs from the power play with a bit of luck as Raj was dropped on three by Lara Maritz at square leg in the third over…..

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