Indian woman skipper Harmanpreet Kaur become the first Indian woman to scored a century in T20I cricket. She scored a magnificent century in the verey first game of the marqee tournament to become the first ever Indian woman scored century.
she took 51 balls 103 powering the team to an imposing 194 for five in the iCC world T20 opener against New Zealand.
29 years Old Harmanpreet Kaur reached three figure mark in 49 balls, Skipper led by example after India were struggling at 40-3.
The right hander looked in spend did touch as she smacked the New Zealand bowlers all around the parl. She played some terrfic schots en-route her classy hundred and led the show with her willow.
India to set the highest total in Woman’s T20 cricket as she along with Jemimiah Rodrigues posted a total of 194/5 in 20 overs. the previous total was 191/4 in 20 overs by Australia against Ireland at Sylhet in 2014.
Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah had added 134 runs for the fourth wicket in around 13 overs, whcih included a pahse when India scored 56 runs n fiver overs.
Harmanpreet Kaur 171 against Australia in the World Cup semifinal last year remains fresh in the memory, looked comfortable form the word go and, in the company of Jemimah.
She got into the mode with two sixes off Jess Watkin in the 10th overs as India reached 76 for the loss of wickets. her teamadded a staggering 118 runs in the last 10 overs, thanks to flurry of boundaries and sixes by Harmanpreet Kaur.
100 runs partnership was up in quick time, after the duo scored 16 runs in over of the overs in the back 10.
India lost both their openers Smriti Mandhana and Taniya Bhatiya cheaply after which Rodrigues posted a 28 run stand for the third wicket with Dayalan Hemalatha to steady the ship for India.
Harmanpreet Kaur allowed to settle down on one end after Hemalatha out as Rodrigues kept smashing the Kiwi bowlers from one end.
Harmanpreet Kaur has now the most number of sixes for India in T2- inning beating her own record of five set against Sri Lanka in Sept this year.