On Friday, the Indian women’s cricket team has lost the 1st T20 against England. But, Harleen’s spectacular catch has won the hearts of many cricket fans around the world. Harleen’s acrobatic efforts produce one of the best catches ever in Women’s Cricket.
Watch Harleen Deol scintillating catch to dismiss Amy Jones
In the 19th over of England’s inning, Amy Jones smashed the ball towards wide long-off on the Shikha Pandey’s bowling. Deol displays her athletics skills as She jumped across the boundary and threw the ball away from the boundary and dived forward to catch the ball. Watch the stunning catch.
Summary of the Match
The Indian Women Team Captain Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and elected to bowl first in the rain-affected match. England off to a flying start as they added 48 runs without losing a wicket in the powerplay. Radha Yadav produced the first breakthrough for India as she dismissed Daniel Wyatt for 31 runs. England lost their second opener Beaumont in the 9th over of the match. England captain Heather Knight got out cheaply.
After that, Natalie Sciver along with Amy Jones added 78 runs for the 4th wicket. Natalie Sciver smashed the fastest fifty for England as she scored 55 runs off 27 balls with the help of 8 four and 1 six. Harleen Deol fielding removed Amy Jones. England posted a total of 177 runs in their 20 overs. In reply, India did not get the ideal start as Shafali Verma got out on a duck. Brunt took the wicket of Verma and the battle between Shafali and Brunt keeps getting better and better.
Smriti Mandhana who looked good after a scratchy start got out on the last ball of the powerplay. The wicket of Smriti affect the momentum and put a dent in the Indian team’s chance to win this T20 match. Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur’s struggle with the bat continued as she scored only one run. India was at 54/3 when rain interrupted the match. England team won the match by 18 runs by the D/L method. (source)
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