Smriti Mandhana had scored 63 runs in the match against Pakistan in the Commonwealth Games 2022.
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New Delhi. Smriti Mandhana had beaten Pakistan fiercely in the second match of India in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Mandhana scored an unbeaten 63 to help India win by 8 wickets. Now he got a big reward for this fiery innings. Seeing his reward, Barbados was also blown away. In fact, India’s next match is against Barbados and Mandhana’s reward before the crucial match has definitely shaken her confidence.
2 ratings back from Beth Mooney
She has reached her career-best third ranking in the latest ICC T20 rankings. He scored 63 runs in 42 balls against Pakistan. After this strong innings, he overtook New Zealand’s Sophie Devine. Mandhana is 2 ratings behind Australia’s Beth Mooney at number two. Mooney’s rating is 707, while her compatriot Meg Lanning is at the top with 733 rating points. Mandhana has been at the top of the ODI rankings. She has already reached the third place in the T20 rankings.
Competition is important for both
India had to face defeat at the hands of Australia in the first match. However, in this match, India’s fast bowler Renuka Singh took 4 wickets for 18 runs in a career best performance. She also got the reward for this excellent performance and with an improvement of 48 places, she has reached 49th place. India has played only 2 matches in its Group A. Team India will play its last group match against Barbados on Wednesday. Both the teams have lost their one match so far. In such a situation, the journey ahead for both will be decided by this match itself. Barbados started its campaign in the Commonwealth Games 2022 with a 15-run win over Pakistan, while in the last match, they suffered a crushing 9-wicket defeat at the hands of Australia. In the last match, the Barbados team was reduced to 64 runs. His 9 batsmen could not even reach double digits.