Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet Kaur. (Photograph by Ashley Allen/Getty Photographs)

India Ladies beat Pakistan Ladies in a Group A fixture of the Commonwealth Video games 2022 at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Sunday, July 31. Indian bowlers dominated the sport and restricted the rivals to only 99 runs. Whereas chasing, star batter Smriti Mandhana was fast to information India to a giant eight-wicket win with 38 balls to spare. With this win, Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur broke former males’s staff captain MS Dhoni’s document of most T20I wins by an Indian skipper.

The 33-year-old batter smashed a powerful fifty within the opening match in opposition to Australia however it was not sufficient to safe a win as they misplaced the sport by three wickets. However the bowlers did an amazing job on Sunday to reward their captain her record-breaking forty second win in T20I cricket. Kaur has now guided Staff India in 71 T20I matches, successful 42, dropping 26, with three ending in no-result.

Dhoni, who guided India to a title within the first ever T20 World Cup in 2007, managed to win 41 matches out of 72 as captain. His successor, Virat Kohli led India in 50 T20I matches, successful 30, and dropping solely 16. Kohli has a greater win share however Kaur now has extra wins to her aspect and plenty of extra are more likely to comply with.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s document win as a captain boosts India to the highest of the Group A desk at CWG 2022

Each India and Pakistan misplaced their respective opening match on the Commonwealth Video games 2022 and wanted a win at any price on Sunday. India’s subsequent recreation is in opposition to Barbados Ladies on August 3, who beat Pakistan of their first match. On the opposite aspect, Pakistan face would possibly Australians of their final group stage fixture on the identical day. India, Barbados, and Australia all have two factors to this point however India are main the desk courtesy of their superior web run price and Pakistan stay on the backside with no factors.

However each Barbados and Australia have performed a recreation lower than India and are going through one another within the Sunday night recreation. Harmanpreet’s staff will slip to the second place within the desk however will probably be in a agency place to succeed in the semi-finals spherical and a doable medal on the Commonwealth Video games 2022.



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