India Women vs Ireland Women T20 Highlights: India beat Ireland by five runs (DLS) to reach the Women’s T20 World Cup semifinals.
India vs Ireland, Women’s T20 World Cup Highlights: India beat Ireland by five runs (DLS) to enter the semi-finals of the Women’s T20 World Cup. Rain stopped India’s further play against Ireland on the DLS method. With the score at 59 after 8.2 overs, Ireland are currently 54 for two. Ireland extended their innings after Amy Hunter was run out while Renuka Singh cut Orla Prendergast short. Smriti Mandhana was the top performer for India with 87 off 56 balls as India registered 155/6 against Ireland in their Group B encounter. Mandhana stitched a 50-run partnership with Shafali Verma and though several wickets fell at one stage, she continued to play confidently. Jemimah Rodrigues ended the innings with a hard-hitting 19 runs. For Ireland, Laura Delany took three wickets, while Prendergast took two. (HIGHLIGHTS)
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Here are the Highlights of the women’s T20 World Cup Match between India and Ireland straight from St George’s Park, Gqeberha
- February20202319:16 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: 10 OVERS GONE AND INDIA IN CONTROL!India 63 for the loss of one wicket after 10 overs. It has been an uneven performance from the India openers till now but Smriti Mandhana looks set and she should be looking to turn this into a big score.
- February20202319:12 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: SHAFALI DEPARTS!First wicket goes down for India! Laura Delany dismisses Shafali Verma for 24 as Amy Hunter finished a good catch in the deep. However, Smriti Mandhana is still at the crease and India are 62/1 after 9.3 overs.
- February20202319:03 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: MANDHANA LIVING DANGEROUSLY!Another boundary and another dropped catch – It is all happening for India! Mandhana is playing a dangerous game as she is playing lofted shots against the spinners. One of them went for a four but the second one was an easy chance but the fielder made a complete mess of it. India 53/0 after 8 overs.
- February20202318:59 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: CATCH DROPPED!7 overs gone and Ireland are 46 for no loss. A massive chance for Ireland to get the first breakthrough but the lofted shot from Smriti Mandhana was just behind the fielder’s grasp.
- February20202318:56 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: COUPLE OF BOUNDARIES!Ireland spinner Leah Paul is introduced into the attack and it was exactly what the Indian batters were waiting for. The ball did not spin much and both of them were able to score one boundary each in the over. India 42/0 after 6 overs.
- February20202318:51 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: SLOW BUT STEADY!It has not been an explosive start for India but after five overs, the two openers are still out in the middle. Both Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana have looked solid and they have the perfect chance to score big. India 30/0 after 5 overs.
- February20202318:46 (IST)
- IND vs IRE: MORE BOUNDARIES!A constant leg-stump line being maintained by Dempsey and Smriti Mandhana is not finding it difficult to score runs. A fine glance was saved at the fine-leg boundary but the next delivery went for a four through the similar region. India 27/0 after 4 overs.
- February20202318:41 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: CLASSIC MANDHANA!The trademark off-side shots from Smriti Mandhana is here and india continue their solid start. A boundary through point and India are 16 for no loss after 3 overs.
- February20202318:38 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: GOOD START FOR INDIA!First boundary of the innings and it is Shafali Verma with an expansive drive. Both openers have been quite comfortable against the Ireland bowlers till now and they can provide a good foundation for the rest of the batters. India 11/0 after 2 overs.
- February20202318:34 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: CAUTIOUS START FOR INDIA!Both openers are looking to settle down before playing big shots and it was clear from the shot selection on display from Shafali Verma. India 4/0 after 1 over.
- February20202318:31 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: TIME FOR THE FIRST BALL!The teams are out in the middle and time for the game to start. Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana start proceedings for India whole Prendergasy will be bowling the first over for Ireland.
- February20202318:19 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: IRELAND PLAYING XI!
- Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Louise Little, Laura Delany(c), Arlene Kelly, Mary Waldron(w), Leah Paul, Cara Murray, Georgina Dempsey
- February20202318:12 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: INDIA PLAYING XI!
- Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Richa Ghosh(w), Devika Vaidya, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Shikha Pandey, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Renuka Thakur Singh
- February20202318:07 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: ONE CHANGE FOR INDIA!”We are going to bat first. Looks a hard and dry surface. Many of us haven’t got that many runs, we need to express ourselves. Devika is playing in place of Radha. It means a lot, I got an emotional message from my team-mates. Thanks to BCCI and ICC, we are able to play so many games,” Harmanpreet said.
- One forced change in the India playing XI as Devika Vaidya replaces Radha Yadav.
- February20202318:05 (IST)
- IND vs IRE LIVE: INDIA OPT TO BAT!India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur has won the toss and opted to bat against Ireland in their final group match of Women’s T20 World Cup.