Smriti Mandhana turned the primary Indian girls to attain over 1,000 runs in T20 worldwide cricket on Sunday (July 31), as India thrashed Pakistan girls by 8 wickets within the Commonwealth Video games 2022 at Edgbaston. Mandhana remained unbeaten on 63 off 42 as India chased their goal of 100 runs in simply 11.4 overs towards Pakistan. The left-hander smashed 4 boundaries and three maximums in her fiery innings to register India’s first victory on the CWG 2022.
The 26-year-old crossed legendary batter Mithali Raj in T20I cricket, who retired just lately having 977 runs within the shorter format. It took Mandhana simply 31 balls to achieve her fifteenth T20I fifty and he or she did it model smashing a six over Tuba. Notably, Smriti scored a disappointing 24 off 17 balls within the opener of India’s CWG marketing campaign however has made up for her earlier innings on this conflict with model. (Smriti Mandhana to Ellyse Perry, 5 most stunning girls cricketers at CWG 2022 – In Pics)
After the match, Mandhana is being praised on the social media. Checkout the reactions beneath…
Virender Sehwag was additionally one of many many followers watching India beat Pakistan and Smriti Mandhana displaying her class but once more.
“Good from the Indian women. Nice all-round bowling effort first after which Smriti Mandhana merely displaying her class. High win,” tweeted former India batter Virender Sehwag.
Good from the Indian women. Nice all-round bowling effort first after which Smriti Mandhana merely displaying her class. High win #INDvPAK #CWG2022 pic.twitter.com/lqr8hCnZGL
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 31, 2022
Smriti Mandhana turns into the primary Indian to attain 1000+ girls’s T20I runs whereas chasing.
The closest is 977 by Mithali Raj.#CWG2022 #INDvPAK
— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) July 31, 2022
Congrats nationwide crush@mandhana_smriti @BCCI @BCCIWomen @BCCIdomestic #finisher #INDvPAK #IndianCricketTeam #Cricket pic.twitter.com/h1UJlRAmbC
— Anujnilkanthlaliputi Kumar Sinha (@AnujSin04028637) July 31, 2022
What an excellent day for India!
Heartiest congratulations #TeamIndia for spectacular successful towards Pakistan in #CommonwealthGames2022
Nicely performed @mandhana_smriti & sustain it. #INDvPAK #Cheer4India https://t.co/rEsrgrZfEp
— Virender Sindhu (@Virendersindhu) July 31, 2022
I’ll marry you smriti
— 17_18_chinna_33_45 (@veerasurendra33) July 31, 2022
What a fearless inning by @mandhana_smriti . Didnt even transfer for second watching you hitting superior cricketing pictures.#CommenwealthGames2022 #BCCI #IndianwomenCricketTeam #IndianCricketTeam
— Maunank Patel (@PatelMaunank) July 31, 2022
Coming to the match, the Indian bowling assault led by Sneh Rana (15/2) and spinner Radha Yadav (18/2), restricted Pakistan to mere whole of 99 in a lowered 18-over sport. The dominant win over Pakistan now retains India’s hopes alive for the semi-finals after dealing with a 3 wicket defeat towards Australia of their opening fixture.
Temporary Scores: Pakistan 99 all out in 18 overs (Muneeba Ali 32, Aliya Riaz 18; Sneh Rana 2-15, Radha Yadav 2-18) misplaced to India 102-2 in 11.4 overs (Smriti Mandhana 63 not out, Shafali Verma 16; Tuba Hassan 1-18, Omaima Sohail 1-20) by eight wickets.