Women's World Cup: India crash out after 138-run loss to Sri Lanka

The middle-order failed to forge a partnership and things plummeted for India as they kept losing wickets in quick succession.

updated: February 05, 2013 23:02 IST
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Mumbai: India were on Tuesday knocked out of the ICC Women's World Cup after suffering a shocking 138-run drubbing at the hands of Sri Lanka in a crucial Group A encounter in Mumbai.

Chasing a challenging total of 283, the hosts put up a pathetic show to be bowled out for 144 in 42.2 overs at the Brabourne Stadium.

Incidentally, this was India's first defeat to Sri Lanka in 18 matches, having won their previous 16 encounters with one ending in no result.

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