The lone Test clash between India and England’s women’s teams started off in a stunning manner favoring the hosts. At the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai, both squads seized the limelight on Thursday, December 14. Choosing to bat initially, India exhibited a remarkable display. On day 1 of the solitary Test, a standout yet unusual moment occurred as captain Harmanpreet Kaur faced dismissal via a run-out. With a score of 49 runs off 81 deliveries, Kaur seemed on track for a significant contribution. However, while returning to the crease, an unexpected bat snag led to her downfall, courtesy of Danni Wyatt‘s accurate throw, halting her impressive innings.
Interestingly, Harmanpreet Kaur had faced a similar run-out in the semi-final against Australia women in the T20 World Cup. The video of this recent runout has been widely circulating across various social media platforms.
After the early departures of the opening batters, Jemimah Rodrigues, Satheesh Shubha, Yastika Bhatia, and Deepti Sharma displayed remarkable prowess, playing pivotal roles in boosting India’s impressive total on the board.
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