Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: Team India in the semi-finals for the 5th time after defeating Ireland, here is the heroine of the victory

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Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: In the Group B match of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023, on Monday, February 20, there was a match between India and Ireland at Boland Park in Paarl, in which the Indian women’s team performed brilliantly and defeated the Ireland team by five runs.

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Team India has reached the semi-finals of this tournament for the fifth 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.

Smriti Mandhana created a flurry of records

The Indian women’s team won the toss and decided to bat first. Shafali Verma was dismissed for 27 runs off 29 balls. Smriti Mandhana has scored her second consecutive half-century in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023. After England, he also rocked against Ireland. Mandhana recorded the record for the biggest innings as an Indian opener in Women’s T20 International cricket. He broke his own record. Mandhana had earlier scored 86 against New Zealand in 2019 and 83 against Australia in 2018.

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Mandhana has become the Indian player to score the biggest innings in Women’s T20 International in South Africa. Before him, this record was in the name of former captain Mithali Raj, who scored 76 not out in 2018.

The Indian women’s team made two partnerships of more than 50+ for the first time in the same match of the Women’s T20 World Cup. Mandhana shared a 62-run partnership with Shefali Verma for the first wicket and a 52-run partnership with Harmanpreet Kaur for the second wicket. India is the second team to have a 50+ partnership for the first and second wicket in a match in the Women’s T20 World. Before India, Australia did this against Pakistan in 2014.

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The Indian team, part of Group B, defeated Ireland by 5 runs in a rain-affected match on Monday. India set a target of 156 runs. Chasing the target, when Ireland added 54 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 8.2 overs, heavy rain came. In this case the game was stopped. The umpires waited for a long time for the rain to stop but to no avail. After this, India was declared as the winner according to the DLS method. When the match was stopped, the Irish team was trailing by five runs according to the DLS method. Gabby Lewis remained unbeaten on 32 and Laura Delany scored 17 runs. Amy Hunter (1) and Orla Prendergast (0) returned to the pavilion in the first over of the innings. Hunter was run out while Prendergast was bowled by Renuka Singh. Apart from India in Group B, England have also entered the semi-finals.

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