India women beat Sri Lanka in first ODI at Vizag

Gouher Sultana helped India bowl out Sri Lanka for 76 and the hosts reached the target with more than 17 overs to spare.

updated: January 20, 2014 00:35 IST
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Visakhapatnam: A fine bowling performance by India women, led by left-arm spinner Gouher Sultana's four-wicket haul, helped the team post a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka women in the first ODI of the three-match series in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.

After bundling out Sri Lanka for a meagre 76, Indian eves achieved the target in 32.3 overs, losing three wickets in the process.

The Sri Lanka team, which opted to bat, was dealt early blows as Jhulan Goswami, playing her first match since February 2013, struck early to dismiss opener Chamari Atapattu (6) and Deepika Rasangika (4).

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