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In the 22nd match of Women’s WC, India won the toss and elected to bat against Bangladesh. Till the second over, Team India has scored 11 runs without losing a wicket. Smriti Mandhana and Shefali Verma are present at the crease. Poonam Yadav has made a comeback in the playing XI.
Poonam is back
Legbreak spinner Poonam Yadav has returned in the playing-11 in this match. He has got a chance in place of Meghna Singh. This is Poonam’s first match in this tournament. He has taken 79 wickets in 57 ODIs played so far. At the same time, he has taken 11 wickets in 9 matches of the World Cup.
IND: Smriti Mandhana, Shefali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur, Richa Ghosh (WK), Sneh Rana, Pooja Vastrakar, Jhulan Goswami, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Poonam Yadav.
BANSharmin Akhtar, Murshida Khatoon, Fargana Hoque, Nigaar Sultana (Captain), Rumana Ahmed, Ritu Moni, Lata Mandal, Salma Khatoon, Nahida Akhtar, Fahima Khatoon, Jahanara Alam.
After the defeat in the last two matches, this match is going to be very important for India. Team India will have to win this match at any cost to remain in the semi-final race.
India benefited from Pakistan’s victory
The match between West Indies and Pakistan was played in the Women’s World Cup today. In this match, Pakistan team won by 8 wickets. With this win, the run rate of West Indies has become worse than before. At the same time, the run rate of Team India is much better than West Indies. In such a situation, if Team India gets victory against Bangladesh, then the road to the semi-finals will be a little easier.
Record 100% against Bangladesh
So far only 4 ODI matches have been played between India and Bangladesh and in all, Team India has won. The last match between the two was played 5 years ago in 2017, which India won by 9 wickets. Both the teams will face each other for the first time in the ICC Women’s World Cup.