Summary: Match 4 – Nattakan Chantam and Onnicha Kamchomphu land Thailand a 9 Run victory over India A

In the second match of the day, Thailand women won the toss and chose to bat. Opener Nattakan Chantam took charge and scored a match-winning 82 runs from 71 balls. She hit 11 fours and a six in that lethal knock. She was ably assisted by Boochatham who contributed a vital 25 before falling prey to Meghana Singh.

Thailand Women's Cricket team
Thailand Women’s Cricket team

The openers laid the foundation while Sutthiruang contributed some essential runs lower down the order. 2 wickets in 2 balls in the 17th over from spinner Sushree Dibyadarshini restricted Thailand to 132.

India A started the chase with an early wicket of in-form opener Madhuri Mehta. Priya Punia played cautiously scoring 23 runs while Jincy George showed some attacking temperament in her knock of 44 off 40 balls.

India A lost three successive wickets in 18th over with two terrible run-outs including captain Manali Dakshini and a duck for Meghna Singh This proved to be the turning point and put the match in the visitor’s favor. Thailand won the match by 9 runs while India A is virtually out of this tournament with their second consecutive loss.

 

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