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2023 Asian Games: India Women Cricket Qualify For Semifinal

India set a target of 174 runs, Shafali hit 67 off 39. Richa Ghosh (7*) & Jemimah Rodrigues (47*) remained not out.

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Rain forced the cancellation of the India vs. Malaysia match in the women's cricket quarter final on Thursday at the 19th Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China. 

Malaysia was chasing a target of 174 runs and had progressed to 1/0 in 0.2 overs when play in the second innings was halted by rain. 

The match did not resume, India, however qualified for the semifinals based on their higher ranking.

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The first innings resumed at 8:15 AM IST with the match reduced to 15 overs each side due to incessant rain.

Shafali Verma's half-century helped India reach 173/2 in a first innings marred by rain after Malaysia won the toss and elected to bowl. Before the weather delay, stand-in skipper Smriti Mandhana was dismissed on 27.

India set a target of 174 runs, and Shafali hit 67 runs off 39 balls, including five sixes and four fours. Richa Ghosh (7*) and Jemimah Rodrigues (47*) remained not out.

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Both Mahirah Izzati Ismail and Mas Elysa collected a wicket for Malaysia. 

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