Birmingham. The Indian women’s team clashed with the Australian women’s team today in Group A of the Commonwealth Games 2022. In this match, the Indian team had to face defeat by three wickets. Despite this, Indian fans will remember this match in many ways. Yes, if history will be remembered as to which female batsman scored the first half-century in the Commonwealth Games, then the name of Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur will be remembered in golden letters.
Batting fiercely against the Australian women’s team, the Indian captain played a fine half-century of 52 runs today. During this, he faced 34 balls and hit eight fours and a great six. Kaur has also become the first batsman to hit a six in the Commonwealth Games. He went a step ahead and hit this excellent six against Jess Jonassen.
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After this excellent six by Kaur, Jess Jonassen was also left stunned for a while. Even if it was not Jonassen’s day today. He shook the entire Indian camp with his excellent bowling. In such a situation, when Kaur went ahead and hit a skyscraper six on her ball, she could not believe it for a moment.
Talking about the performance of Jess Jonassen in today’s match, he bowled four overs for the team and got the maximum four successes by spending 22 runs. The Indian batsmen that Jonassen made his prey included the wickets of Shefali Verma, Jemima Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma and Harleen Deol.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 29, 2022, 21:14 IST