icc womens t20 world cup indian womens team gets 2nd win defeats west indies deepti sharma

New Delhi. Under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur, the Indian women’s team continues to perform brilliantly in the T20 World Cup. In their second match of the tournament (ICC Women’s T20 World Cup), the Indian team defeated the West Indies by 6 wickets. This is the team’s second consecutive win. Earlier, India had defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets. Playing first in the match, West Indies scored 118 runs for 6 wickets. Off-spinner Deepti Sharma bowled well and took 3 wickets for 15 runs in 4 overs. In response, the Indian team achieved the target for 4 wickets in 18.1 overs. Harmanpreet Kaur scored 33 and Richa Ghosh scored 44 not out.

Chasing the target, the Indian team got off to a brisk start. After 3.2 overs the score was 32 without a wicket. After this the team faltered and the score became 43 for 3 wickets. Shefali Verma scored 28 off 23 balls, Smriti Mandhana scored 10 off 7 balls and Jemima Rodriguez could score only one run off 5 balls. After this, Harmanpreet Kaur and Richa Ghosh made a partnership of 72 runs to ensure the victory of the team. Harmanpreet was dismissed after scoring 33 runs off 42 balls. Hit 3 fours. When she got out, the team had to score only 4 runs to win. Richa did not get out after scoring 44 runs in 32 balls and Devika Vaidya scored 0 runs in 1 ball. Richa hit 5 fours in the innings. The 10 teams of the tournament are divided into 2 groups. 2 teams from each group will go to the semi-finals. India has strengthened its claim for knockout by winning its first 2 matches.

2 hits in one over
Earlier, with the brilliant bowling of Deepti Sharma, India stopped West Indies for 118 runs. Stephanie Taylor (42 runs) and Shayman Campbell (30 runs) put the West Indies in a strong position in the match by sharing a 73-run partnership for the second wicket, but Deepti got India back by walking both in the same over. . He achieved 3 successes by giving 15 runs in 4 overs.

Mathews scored 2 runs
Renuka Singh (22 runs) and Pooja Vastrakar (21 runs) also took one wicket each for India. West Indies decided to bat after winning the toss, but on the very first ball of the second over, Pooja Vastrakar caught the hands of Richa Ghosh and ended the 2-run innings of captain Hayley Mathews. After this success, Indian bowlers did not give West Indies a chance to play freely.

half century partnership
Campbell and Taylor reduced some of the four-root pressure against Rajeshwari Gaikwad, who came to bowl in the 5th over. After the powerplay, the team’s score was 29 runs for one wicket. After this, taking the responsibility of increasing the run rate, Taylor hit one four in every over from 8th to 12th over. Meanwhile, in the 11th over, both completed the half-century partnership. Campbell, who has been batting slow till now, sent Pooja’s ball across the boundary line in the 13th over.

Taylor scored 42 runs
In the 14th over of the match, captain Harmanpreet Kaur once again handed over the ball to Deepti and this bowler brought back the team by walking Campbell and Taylor within four balls. Taylor hit 6 in his 40-ball innings, while Campbell hit 3 fours in his 36-ball innings. Smriti Mandhana took a diving catch on Campbell’s reverse sweep, while Taylor was lbw there. Smriti ran out Shenell Henry (2) in the next over, reducing West Indies from 77 for one to 79 for 4.

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Deepti dropped the catch of Shadin Nation in the 16th over off Rajeshwari. This batsman hit 2 fours against Devika Vaidya in the next over to cross the team’s score of 100. In the 19th over, Renuka dismissed Shakiba Gajanbi (15 runs) on the last ball of her quota, while Deepti conceded only 3 runs in the last over and took the wicket of Effie Fletcher (0). Nation remained unbeaten after scoring 21 runs in 18 balls.

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