In their final group match of the T20 Women’s World Cup, the India team defeated Ireland by 5 runs. After this victory, the Indian team reached the semi-finals. After winning the toss against Ireland, the India team came out to bat first and scored 155 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. In this way, Ireland needed 156 runs to win the match, but the match could not be completed due to rain. When play was stopped due to rain, by this time the Ireland team had scored 54 runs to 2 wickets in 8.2 overs. The Irish team were 5 runs from the Duckworth-Lewis target. In this way, the Indian team won the match by 5 wickets under the Duckworth-Lewis rule.
At the same time, after the victory against Ireland, the Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur assured that our team will give one hundred percent in the next matches. Our team worked hard for the tournament. Now that we have reached the semifinals, our team will try to do their best in the semifinals.
He also said that it is always fun to play against Ireland. We wanted to do our best in this do or die match. Smriti Mandhana is running in excellent shape. When she scores runs, we get to score big. It is very important for the team.
Significantly, after the victory against Ireland in the T20 World Cup, the Indian team has reached the semi-finals. Team India has become the third team to reach the semifinals of the T20 Women’s World Cup. At the same time, the Indian team is the second team from Group 2 to reach the quarterfinals after England. Batting first after winning the toss in this match, the Indian team scored 156 runs in 20 overs. For Team India, star opener Smriti Mandhana played a brilliant 87-run half-century in 56 balls aided by 9 fours and 3 sixes.