Team India defeated hosts England in the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games 2022. India secured a thrilling victory at the Birmingham ground and entered the finals to secure a medal. Know why Team India won this match due to 5 reasons. India performed well in every field, as a result of which India secured another medal for India in the Commonwealth Games.
Stormy Fifty of Smriti Mandhana
When Team India won the toss and elected to bat, everyone expected Smriti Mandhana to give the team a quick start. Mandhana along with Shefali Verma did this work well. He completed his fifty in 23 balls, which is the fastest fifty of this tournament. He played an innings of 61 runs. Mandhana played an important role in India’s victory.
As soon as Team India got its first blow, Jemima Rodrigues had to come on the field. He scored just one run with Smriti Mandhana and Mandhana was out. After this, he weaved the innings with the captain, but captain Harmanpreet Kaur was also dismissed. After this he shared a partnership of more than 50 runs with Deepti Sharma and scored fast in the last. She returned unbeaten on 44. In this way, he laid the foundation of victory for India in batting.
Deepti Sharma’s all-round performance
Deepti Sharma was instrumental in giving Team India a historic victory, who played an important role for the team first with the bat and then with the ball. Deepti scored 22 runs in 20 balls. At the same time, when it came to bowling, he gave only 18 runs in 4 overs and took one wicket. This wicket belonged to Sophia Dunkley, who was seen in a dangerous mood. At the same time, when he bowled the 17th over, he gave only 3 runs and worked to bring the England team under pressure.
Sneh Rana Bowling
Sneh Rana, who has been performing strongly for the team for some time, stood on non-strike in batting, but the amazing performance she showed in bowling was worthy of praise, because due to her bowling, the team won, because At one time it seemed that the England team would easily win. He gave 28 runs in 4 overs and took 2 important wickets. Apart from this, he gave 3 runs in the 18th over and put pressure on England.
Team India fielding
In this match played against England in Birmingham, Team India did poor fielding on some occasions, but also managed to capitalize on important opportunities. On the basis of this, Team India got the victory, because 6 wickets fell for England, out of which 3 wickets came in the form of run out. In this way, Team India was also able to take an edge against England due to fielding.