Birmingham [UK]: Renuka Singh’s four-wicket haul assisted India to a 100-run victory over Barbados to secure a location in the semi-finals at the recurring Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Wednesday.
For India, Renuka nabbed 4 arches while Harmanpreet Kaur, Radha Yadav as well as Sneh Rana landed one arch each. For Barbados Kyshona Knight was the leading scorer.
Protecting a total of 162, Renuka Singh offered his team a big advancement in the extremely initially over of the innings as she rejected Deandra Dottin with zero work on board. In the third over of the innings, Renuka gave his team one more innovation as she sent back captain Hayley Matthews to the structure after scoring 9 runs in 7 shipments.
Renuka in heated form claimed another arch as she left Kycia Knight, who returned to the structure after racking up 3 runs. The celebrity bowler of India Renuka gave one more blow to Barbados as she bowled out Aaliyah Alleyne as well as entirely dominated the challengers by restricting them to play big shots, tottering Barbados at 20/4.
Renuka’s four-wicket take the powerplay completely dismantled the leading order. Barbados’ batters stopped working to score double-digit runs and all went back to the hut leaving their group away from the success. Barbados batters just took care of to rack up just 62 runs after shedding eight wickets in their 20 overs.
Previously, India’s captain Harmanpreet Kaur and vice-captain Smriti Mandhana were unable to be much problem to the score but Shafali Verma played a knock of 43 escape 26 rounds aiding India to support the innings in the initial 10 overs. Jemimah Rodrigues then took over to wreck a half-century and also a beneficial cameo from Deepti Sharma helped India get to a score of 162.
Short rating: India 162/4 (Jemimah Rodrigues 56 *, Shafali Verma 43; Shanika Bruce 1-17) vs Barbados 62/8 (Kyshona Knight 16, Shakera Selman 12 *; 4-10).