India gave a target of 156 runs to Ireland.
Smriti Mandhana played an excellent inning of 87 runs.
New Delhi. Team India made a great start in the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023. First defeated the arch-rivals Pakistan, then defeated the West Indies team as well. But in the third match, the England team put a brake on India’s victory chariot. Now Team India is facing Ireland. In this match, India has decided to bat first after winning the toss.
In batting, India had lost opener Shefali Verma in the very beginning. But after that Smriti Mandhana took the lead. At the same time, the captain of the team also supported him for some time. Wickets kept falling from one side but Smriti did not give up. On the other hand, Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur has achieved a big achievement in this match. He has completed his 3000 runs in T20 International. He scored only 13 runs in this match but he achieved this feat as soon as he scored the 7th run. She has become the third female batter in the world who has done this feat.
Rohit Sharma left behind
Harmanpreet Kaur has also left India’s captain Rohit Sharma behind in T20. Hitman has played 148 T20 matches while Harman has played 150 matches. Smriti Mandhana kept the team safe against Ireland. He played a valuable inning of 87 runs in just 56 balls with the help of 9 fours and 3 sixes. India has set a target of 155 runs in front of Ireland.
FIRST PUBLISHED : February 20, 2023, 20:09 IST