Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first in their league game of the Women’s World Cup 2013 against India at Mumbai on Feb 5, 2013. The Ind vs Eng match will being at 2:30 p.m. India time. See live scorecard here.
Shubhlakshmi Sharma will play in place of Niranjana for India and Prabodhani and Ranaweera come in for Sri Lanka Women.
Sri Lanka’s net run-rate took a beating after their big defeat against the West Indies, but they are hoping to beat India in this game to qualify for the super six.
Sri Lanka have never won against India in a World cup game, their captain said on the eve of the game, “This is a World Cup. We definitely don’t look down upon any team as such.
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So we are going to take them as another opponent that we need to win against to qualify for the Super Six. That’s our aim now.”
They had also never won against England before, but they managed to clinch a victory with a nail biting last ball six in their last game.
The final eleven players are as below:
Sri Lanka: MADD Surangika, HMD Rasangika, KDU Prabodhani, I Ranaweera, HASD Siriwardene, SK Dolawatte, LE Kaushalya, SS Weerakkody, CR Seneviratna.
India: J Goswami, R Malhotra, A Sharma, S Sharma, PG Raut, MDT Kamini, M Raj*, H Kaur, KV Jain, E Bisht, G Sultana.
The highlights can be watched here after the game is over.