India Women’s Captain Harmanpreet Kaur rose to chance in her second ODI match against England on Wednesday as she hit a staggering 143, not just in 111 deliveries. Her mammoth century helped India score a historic victory, as they ended the ODI series with a match to go. Harmanpreet hit one hundred run-a-balls before landing 43 in her next 11 serves. Her incredible batting includes 18 boundaries and four sixs. It was the fifth ODI century of Indian captains.
Harmanpreet’s great shot has delighted players and fans alike on social media.
“When you’re in form, make it worth it, and that’s what Harmanpreet is doing this year. Stand up again in an important game. Congratulations on a special hundred.” former Indian player tweeted Wasim Jaffer.
“What a great round by @ImHarmanpreet! An undefeated and exciting 143 with 18 4s and 4 6s. Keep shining,” former Indian player, Amit Mishra, tweeted. .
“Harmanpreet Thor,” wrote Rajasthan Royals.
When you’re in shape, make it worth it, and that’s what Harmanpreet is doing this year. Once again standing up in an important game. Congratulations on a special hundred @ImHarmanpreet #ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/0hZBoNXBSI
– Wasim Jaffer (@ WasimJaffer14) September 21, 2022
– Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) September 21, 2022
Harmanpreet Thor. pic.twitter.com/xVHkYFqhNS
– Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) September 21, 2022
out of the last 11 deliveries
– Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 21, 2022
A memorable hit from Harmanpreet Kaur, 143* from just 111 balls including 18 four-ball and four-ball.
Masterclass from Captain Kaur. pic.twitter.com/UPoLj5HMSG
– Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) September 21, 2022
Harmanpreet Kaur in the last 11 balls – 6,4,4,6,4,1,6,4,4,4,0. She scored 43 runs in those 11 balls. Madness from Harmanpreet!
– Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) September 21, 2022
One knock has everything on display: perfect placement, scanning, aerial driving. Bow your head, Harmanpreet Kaur! She just shows off how to play the game thoroughly and explosively in the end.#ENGvsIND
– Prajakta (@ 18prajakta) September 21, 2022
What an unbelievable round Indian W captain Harmanpreet Kaun scored 143 runs with 18 (4s) & 4 (6s).
Ind w set a goal of 334 runs for Eng W. She played a spectacular hit from every corner. #indwvengw #indwvsengw #HarmanpreetKaur #CricketTwitter #EngvInd #India pic.twitter.com/9SnpRT19Vj
– KAPIL DEV TAMRAKAR (@kapildevtmkr) September 21, 2022
– Aditya Sisaudiya (@ adityathakur7_) September 21, 2022
After Smriti Mandhana After a defeat in 40th place, after helping India get off to a good start with Yastika Bhatia, Harmanpreet took over as the visitors brought in a strong aggregate score after England won the first leg and opted for a draw.
Harmanpreet found support in Harleen Deol, who scored 58 out of 72. The two scored 113 times for the fourth game.
Pooja Vastrakar and Deepti Sharma then play a convenient guest role as the captain does the heavy lifting.
Harmanpreet’s 143* has supported India until 333/5.
If her excellence with the bat wasn’t enough, Harmanpreet also made a brilliant direct hit from midfield to open the scoring for England. Tammy Beaumont out and gave India its first foray.
The Indian bowlers then continued to dominate, and despite the half-century lost Danni Wyatt and Alice Capsey and Alice Capsey’s good shots of 39 each and Amy JonesHe was bowled with 245. Spinner Charlie Dean (37) also put up some resistance at a lower level, but she became the last player to fall.
Renuka Singh is the star with the ball, picking up 4 goals.
This is the Indian Women’s first ODI series win in the UK since 1999.
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