New Delhi: India Women’s Cricket Team’s star opener Smriti Mandhana scored a brilliant century in the Day-Night Test against Australia. At the Carrara Oval in Queensland, he got rid of the sixes of the hosts. Now the fans are telling a strong connection between Team India captain Virat Kohli and Smriti.
Mandhana’s brilliant test century
Smriti Mandhana has become the first Indian woman cricketer to score a century in Test format on Australian soil. This talented player completed his century in 171 balls. Mandhana scored 127 runs in 216 balls. During this innings, he hit 22 fours and 1 six.
127 runs from 216 balls
22 fours and a six
— ICC (@ICC) October 1, 2021
What is the connection between Kohli and Smriti?
Smriti Mandhana started trending fast on social media as soon as she scored a century against Australia. Fans discovered a connection between him and the captain of the Indian men’s cricket team, Virat Kohli.
both wear the same number jersey
Interestingly, both Smriti Mandhana and Virat Kohli wear the number 18 jersey and both players are the first batsmen to score a century in the Pink Ball Test from India.
First Indian to Score Hundred For India in Pink Ball Test:
Men – king Kohli
Women – Smriti Mandhana
— RCB Army Telugu™ (@RCBTeluguArmy) October 1, 2021
First Indians to Score Century in Pink Ball Test :-
Men’s Cricket – Virat Kohli
Women’s Cricket – Smriti Mandhana
Kuch To Baat hai Jersey no 18 me pic.twitter.com/dIEQKjMPzV
— Viratian Nikk (@Viratian_Nikk) October 1, 2021
— Its nooruClear as Real (@Noorasidheart) October 2, 2021
Jersey no. 18 is just class apart. pic.twitter.com/4RpAJ40BT9
— Khush Thakkar (@KhushThakkar9) October 1, 2021
Maiden Test 100 for Smriti Mandhana in her 4th Test
— KNIGHT (@TheYorkerBall) October 1, 2021
— BCCI (@Sportsprime10) October 1, 2021