Birmingham. The Indian women’s cricket team is ready to play its most important match in the Commonwealth Games (Commonwealth Games 2022). This match is being played between India and Barbados. Both the teams have won one match each out of the 2 matches played so far. The team winning this match will become the fourth team to reach the semi-file of the Games. That’s where the losing team’s journey will end. Earlier, the teams of Australia, England and New Zealand have reached the semi-finals. India had lost to Australia in the first match by 3 wickets. But the team made a great comeback by defeating Pakistan by 8 wickets in the second match.
On the other hand, Barbados also defeated Pakistan in the first match. But in the second match, he was defeated by the Kangaroo team. Women’s cricket has been included in the Commonwealth Games for the first time. T20 matches are being played here. Barbados has won the toss and decided to bowl in the match. In this way the Indian team will bat first.
After the first over the score is 5 runs without a wicket. Mandhana started the innings with a four off the third ball. She is playing by scoring 5 runs.
Return of Pooja Vastrakar
Indian team’s all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar could not play in the first 2 matches due to Corona. She is making a comeback from this match. Apart from this, Tania Bhatia has been included as wicketkeeper in place of Yastika Bhatia.
Indian women’s team: Smriti Mandhana, Shefali Verma, Jemima Rodriguez, Harmanpreet Kaur, Pooja Vastrakar, Tania Bhatia, Deepti Sharma, Sneh Rana, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh.
Barbados Women’s Team: Deandra Dottin, Hayley Matthews, Cassia Knight, Kissona Knight, Aaliyah Alina, Trison Holder, Alyssa Scanbury, Shekra Selman, Shante Carrington, Shaila Connell, Shanika Bruce.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 03, 2022, 22:02 IST