India defeats Pakistan in CWG Cricket
Brimingham, 31/7: The Indian women’s cricket team has made a great comeback in the Commonwealth Games (Commonwealth Games 2022). The team defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by 8 wickets in their second match (IND-W vs PAK-W). Opener batsman Smriti Mandhana remained unbeaten on 63 off 42 balls. Hit 8 fours and 3 sixes. The Indian team was defeated by Australia by 3 wickets in the first match. The match was reduced to 18-18 due to rain. Playing first, Pakistan’s team got out after scoring just 99 runs. In reply, under the leadership of Smriti Mandhana and Shefali Verma, the Indian team achieved the target for 2 wickets in 11.4 overs. That is, there was still 38 ball games left. The team will take on Barbados in their last league match so far on 3 August.
Chasing the target, the Indian women’s team started very aggressively. After the powerplay of 5 overs, the score was 52 runs without a wicket. Mandhana was playing 39 off 23 balls and Shefali Verma was playing 7 balls 12 runs. Indian batsmen hit 10 boundaries in the first 5 overs. It included 7 fours and 3 sixes. Mandhana completed her half-century off 31 balls. During this he hit 7 fours and 3 sixes. This 26-year-old batsman’s 15th half-century of T20 International career.