India d 148 for 3 (Bhatia 80*, Akhtar 47, Poonam 1-25) India 144 for 5 (Deol 61, Parveen 50, Renuka 3-24, Gyakwad 2-21) from seven wickets
46 in the next five overs as both batsmen opened up. Deol completed his fifty in 40 balls in which Parveen scored 42 runs. The duo added 105 in 13.1 overs for the third wicket, before Renuka broke the stand with the wicket of Parveen. Deol fell to Rajeshwari Gyakwad in the last over of the innings, who also stumped Sajeon Sajna three balls later.
Chasing 145, Bhatia and Akhtar set the platform with their opening partnership of 70 runs in 11 overs. Akhtar hit three fours and as many sixes in 47 runs off 38 balls.
Jemima Rodrigues and D Himalatha fell to single-digit scores but by then Bhatia had taken control. At one point she was scoring 21 runs off 27 balls. In the next 14, he scored 31 runs to complete his half-century in 41 balls.
India D needed 38 runs in the last five overs, which Bhatia and Sushma Verma finished with one over each.