INDW vs AUSW: India women put up a stellar performance in the first semi-final of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023. captain Harmanpreet Kaur And jemima rodrigues Led India in the chase of 173 as the Women in Blue kept things under control. However, Kaur was dismissed in an unfortunate manner and the spectators were reminded of the 2019 ODI World Cup semi-final.
Harmanpreet Kaur was playing a captaincy innings in the all-important semi-final. But unfortunately she got run out as her bat got stuck in the crease when she was trying to complete her second run. Kaur, who had scored a brilliant half-century, had to return and was in serious anger at the bad luck. Meanwhile, former cricketer Virender Sehwag has reacted to the incident and shared a throwback M S DhoniDismissal in the semi-finals of the 2019 ODI World Cup.
The former Indian cricketer wrote on Twitter, “Match winner at the crease and run out in the semi-final. We have broken this heart before. Sad to see India out. Running away from the game but Australia prove again that Why they are a tough side to beat. Nice try girls”
Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues took the lead when India were 3 for 28. Both shared a 69-run partnership for the 5th wicket. Kaur hit a half-century, while Rodrigues missed out on 7 runs. Meanwhile, in an unfortunate incident, Kaur was run out. Kaur was leading the Australians on the attack and swept one ball from Wareham to square leg, where Gardner dived to keep the ball in play. Kaur ran for another and was looking to get into the crease easily but missed crossing the line as her bat got stuck. Wicketkeeper Healy dropped the bell as soon as the Indian captain got angry. He was also seen slamming his bat on the ground while returning to the pavilion.
See Harmanpreet’s run out:
Meanwhile, India lost the match by 5 runs. After the wicket of Kaur, Richa Ghosh and Deepti Sharma Tried to get India over the line but it didn’t happen. In the final over, India needed 16 runs with only Sharma as the only recognized batsman. The Woman in Blue managed only 10 runs to be knocked out of the tournament.