Twitter reacts to Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur’s Century during 2nd ODI at Chinnaswamy

The Women in Blue, led by Harmanpreet Kaur, secured a 143-run victory in the first ODI, leading the series 1-0. Smriti Mandhana earned Player of the Match with 117 runs off 127 balls, her 6th ODI century.

Twitter reacts to Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur's Century during 2nd ODI at Chinnaswamy. PC: BCCI
Twitter reacts to Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur’s Century during 2nd ODI at Chinnaswamy. PC: BCCI

In the 2nd ODI, South African skipper Laura Wolvaardt chose to field. Indian openers Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana started cautiously. Nonkululeko Mlaba dismissed Shafali, bringing Dayalan Hemalatha to the crease. Hemalatha and Mandhana added 62 runs before Hemalatha was dismissed by Masabata Klaas. Harmanpreet Kaur then joined Mandhana for a 171-run partnership. Mandhana scored a career-best 136, and Kaur hit 103 off 88 balls. A quick 25 off 13 balls from Richa Ghosh helped India post 325/3.

The match’s first innings witnessed two centuries, with commendable performances by vice-captain Smriti Mandhana’s 136 runs, followed by a century by Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, leaving fans at the edge of their seats and sparking discussions on social media platforms. Here are some highlights from the match:

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