The Indian Women’s Cricket Team won the match against Ireland by 5 runs according to the DLS rule. With the help of this victory, the Indian team reached the semi-finals.
Earlier, Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and decided to bat first. Batting first, India scored 155 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Opener batter Smriti Mandhana’s blistering innings of 87 runs helped the women in blue to set a big total on the board. After this, the Ireland team could score only 54 runs at the loss of 2 wickets till the 9th over. And then rain-interrupted, and the match had been abandoned.
The Indian team defeated Ireland by five runs in their last match of Group B according to the Duckworth-Lewis method. With this win, India reached the semi-finals. The England women’s team in this group has already reached the semi-finals. The England team is currently at the top of the points table with three wins from three matches and six points. He has to play the last group match against Pakistan.
The Indian team is in second place. India’s net run rate is +0.290. West Indies, Ireland and Pakistan from Group B are already out of the tournament. The Indian women’s team has made it to the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup for the third time since 2018. And in the semi-final match, Harmanpreet & Co. will clash against the all-mighty Australians.
On the other hand, Indian team captain Harmanpreet Kaur created history in the match played against Ireland. She became the first player in the world to play 150 T20 International matches. The Indian women’s captain left behind Rohit Sharma, who has played 148 T20 Internationals. Among women, Harman is followed by New Zealand’s Suzie Bates, who has played 143 T20 Internationals.