Indian Women’s Team: In the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023, the match was played between India and Ireland on Monday. India beat Ireland by five runs. India’s daughters have made it to the semi-finals by performing brilliantly. England also entered the semi-finals along with India in Group B. The lionesses of India registered some important records in their names. Let’s know what are those records
1- Harmanpreet Kaur scored three thousand runs
Harmanpreet is also India’s first and overall fourth woman cricketer to complete three thousand runs in T20 Internationals. Suzie Bates (New Zealand), Meg Lanning (Australia) and Stafanie Taylor (West Indies) have done so before them. Bates has 3820 runs in 143 T20 matches. At the same time, Australia’s Lanning has scored 3346 runs in 130 matches. Stafanie Taylor of West Indies has scored 3166 runs in 113 T20 matches. Harmanpreet has scored one century and nine half-centuries in his T20 career so far. His innings of 103 runs is his best innings in T20 Internationals. Apart from this, he has also taken 32 wickets.
2- The record of playing the most international cricket in the name of Kaur
India’s Harmanpreet Kaur has become the first player in the world to play 150 T20 Internationals. No one has played 150 T20 Internationals not only among women but also including men. Harmanpreet is the first player to achieve this position. Harmanpreet made this record as soon as he landed on the field against Ireland.
3- Smriti Mandhana is the highest run scorer in T20 World Cup 2023
Smriti Mandhana played an important role in winning Team India in India and Ireland match. He played an inning of 87 runs while batting brilliantly. Smriti also achieved a personal record in this match. She became the highest run-scorer in the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023. During this, she also left behind Alyssa Healy of Australia.
4-Women’s team in the semi-finals for the fifth time
After defeating Ireland by five runs, Team India entered the semi-finals for the 5th time. Earlier the team has reached the last-four in 2009, 2010, 2018 and 2020. In the last edition in 2020, Team India was the runner up. He was defeated by Australia in the final.
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