Women's T20 World Cup: India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

WILLIAM WEST / AFP

India secured top spot in Group A of the Women's T20 World Cup after defeating Sri Lanka by seven wickets and 32 balls to spare.

Opting to bat, Sri Lanka set a target of 114 in Melbourne.

Radha Yadav's career best 4 for 23 and Shafali Verma's quickfire 47 powered India to victory in just 14.4 overs. 

India will face the team that finishes second in Group B in the second semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday.

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