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India women out of World T20

cricket Updated: Sep 30, 2012 00:16 IST
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Bowlers let the India women's cricket team down for the second consecutive time as they suffered a nine-wicket defeat against England to go out of semifinal contention in the Women's World Twenty20.

Electing to bat, India's batswomen put up a modest 116 for six with opener Poonam Raut (51) scoring a half-century and skipper Mithali Raj contributing 35 runs. However, the total proved insufficient as the British batswomen overhauled the target with 17 balls to spare.

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