The India Women’s team captain, Harmanpreet Kaur, became the first T20 player to play in 150 matches, creating a new milestone. The all-rounder made the accomplishment during India’s final group-stage match of the currently running ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. India used the DLS method to defeat Ireland by five runs on Monday, February 20, in a match that was postponed due to rain at Saint George’s Park in Gqeberha.
With 143 appearances, Suzie Bates of New Zealand is the second female player on the list after India’s skipper. In 115 games, India’s vice captain Smriti Mandhana is in third place. After making his international debut in 2007, India’s men’s team skipper, Rohit Sharma, has appeared in 148 games.
The T20 World Cup is whereRohit’s record-breaking effort against the Women of the West Indies had been matched by Harmanpreet. She passed him after participating in the match against England last week. The 33-year-old cricketer made her T20 debut at the County Stadium in Taunton during the 2009 ICC Women’s World Twenty match against England.
Harmanpreet Kaur elected to bat first after choosing toss. India’s captain acknowledged her happiness at achieving the objective. My teammates sent me an emotional message, and it means a lot to me. At the toss, Kaur remarked, “Thanks to BCCI and ICC, we can play so many games.
India goes to the semifinals of the women’s World T20 Cup.
Throughout the match, Harmanpreet & Co. put in an outstanding effort against the group led by Laura Delany. India won.Mandhana’s strong performance helped the team score a respectable 155 runs. The 26-year-old cricketer struck 87 runs off 56 balls, a new career record that included nine fours and three maximums.
After 8.2 overs, Ireland Women were 54/2 in their pursuit of 156 runs. Nevertheless, the game was abandoned due to rain while 32-year-old Gaby Lewis was still in the crease. Ireland was five runs shy of the DLS par score of 59, which led to India being proclaimed the match’s victor. India has won three of its past four games and has joined England from Group 2 in the semifinals.