After losing its first match to Australia in the Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG 2022), the Indian team made a strong comeback by defeating Pakistan and now Barbados by a big margin in the second match to make it to the semi-finals.
In the match against Barbados, Team India led by Harmanpreet won a big victory by 100 runs. Both bowlers and batsmen performed brilliantly for Team India in this match. Team India had given a target of 163 runs to Barbados to win. Chasing which the Barbados team could not achieve success. Jemima Rodriguez and Renuka Singh have performed well for Team India.
The start was not good, but the partnership of these players made a big score (CWG 2022)
Batting first in the match, the Indian team did not have a good start. Team India's legendary batsman Smriti Mandhana returned to the pavilion after taking her wicket in the second over itself. During that time the team's score was only 5 runs.
After this, there was an excellent partnership of 71 runs for the second wicket between Shefali and Jemima. Shafali Verma scored 43 runs in 26 balls with the help of 7 fours and a six. However, she had to return to the pavilion after being run out.
Captain dismissed cheaply, Jemima scored a half-century
Team India captain Harmanpreet Kaur returned to the pavilion without opening an account against Barbados. Tania Bhatia also went on after scoring 6 runs.
Deepti Sharma remained unbeaten on 34 off 28 balls. During this, she also hit 2 fours and a six. On the other hand, Jemima played brilliant innings of 56 runs in 46 balls, during which her bat got six fours and a six.
Team India won on the basis of Renuka Singh
Renuka Singh bowled brilliantly in the match against Barbados, taking 4 wickets for just 10 runs in 4 overs. For which she was awarded the Player of the Match. On the other hand, Sneh Rana, Meghna Singh, and Radha Yadav got one success each.
With the defeat of Barbados, the Indian team reached the semi-finals. In their semi-final journey, Team India first defeated Pakistan and now Barbados by a big margin. However, they had to face defeat in front of Australia in their first match.
Apart from India, these 3 teams made it to the semi-finals
With India's win, the names of the CWG 2022 semi-final teams have been cleared. India and Australia have claimed the medal from Group A. So, from Group B, hosts England and New Zealand have entered the knockout stage. Now the real battle of medals will start between these four teams.
It is noteworthy that both the semi-finals will be played on 6 August at the Edgbaston ground in Birmingham. The first match will start at 3.30 pm Indian time, while the second match will start at 10.30 pm.