Bangladesh hit 9 sixes, Pakistan in tension, fear of 19 year old Indian player. Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: India beats bang;adesh in practice match, richa ghosh smashes 9 sixes

India’s Richa Ghosh thrashed Bangladesh fiercely in the practice match before the Women’s T20 World Cup starting on Friday in South Africa.

Richa Ghosh showed the direction of the boundary to the ball a total of 12 times in her innings.

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After the Under-19 team won the T20 World Cup, it is now the senior team’s turn. The Women’s T20 World Cup is starting in South Africa from Friday, February 10, in which the Indian team, captained by Harmanpreet Kaur, will try to end the title drought. Before the start of the tournament, practice matches were played and the Indian team also took part in it. After failing in the first match, Team India made a bang in the second match. In particular, 19-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Richa Ghosh, who was a part of the Under-19 World Champion team, stole the show by raining sixes.

Risha Ghosh’s innings of 9 sixes and a fine performance by the bowlers helped the Indian team beat Bangladesh by 52 runs in Stellenbosch on Wednesday, 8 February. Before the start of the tournament, each team got to play 2-2 practice matches, in which Team India lost the first match to Australia. Now the Indian team will directly take the field on Sunday, February 12, when it will face arch-rivals Pakistan.

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In this match, Team India batted first. Senior batsmen like Captain Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma did not bat on behalf of the team. Instead, young batsmen and backup players were given opportunities. On this basis, India scored 184 runs and won the match by 52 runs, stopping Bangladesh for 131 runs by dropping eight wickets. For India, Devika Vaidya (2/21) took the most wickets, while Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Anjali Sarwani, Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav and Shefali Verma took one wicket each.

Richa Ghosh burst out fiercely

Earlier, batting first after winning the toss, India had lost three wickets for 35 runs in the power play. After this, Richa Ghosh’s bat went on. This explosive young batsman of India hit the Bangladeshi bowlers in such a way that the ball was seen outside the boundary on most of the occasions.

Richa scored an unbeaten 91 in just 56 balls. In this innings, Richa showed her strength and scored 9 brilliant sixes. Apart from this, 3 fours also came out of his bat.

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Apart from Richa, Jemima Rodriguez also scored 41 runs in 27 balls. Before being dismissed in the 17th over, Jemima along with Richa shared a flamboyant 92-run partnership for the fourth wicket and brought the team’s score to 183 for five. At the same time, Pooja Vastrakar scored an unbeaten 13 in four balls with two sixes.