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India Women’s Team Makes History with Record-Breaking Performance in Only Test Match Against South Africa Women



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India Women‘s cricket team created history on the first day of the only Test match against South Africa Women by achieving a record-breaking score of 525 runs by the end of the day’s play. This monumental score is the highest ever in women’s Test cricket in a single day.

Leading the charge for India were opening batswomen Shefali Verma and Smriti Mandhana, who both showcased exceptional performances. Shefali Verma scored a remarkable 205 runs, while Smriti Mandhana contributed 149 runs, forming a record partnership of 292 runs for the first wicket.

As the day concluded, Harmanpreet Kaur remained not out on 42, and Richa Ghosh on 43 as India dominated the proceedings against South Africa.

In a standout performance, Jemimah Rodrigues also impressed with a fine innings, guiding the team towards a formidable total. After playing a crucial knock, she unfortunately got out after scoring 55 runs.

Shefali Verma, the young batting sensation, showcased her talent by scoring a double century, amassing 205 runs before being dismissed due to a misunderstanding while running between the wickets. Her innings included 23 boundaries and 8 sixes.

The Indian women’s team continued to assert their dominance, crossing the 500-run mark, putting South Africa on the back foot in the match.

With solid performances from key players like Shefali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, and Jemimah Rodrigues, India’s position looks strong as they aim to build a substantial lead in the Test match. Additionally, captain Harmanpreet Kaur’s strategic decisions and Sneh Rana’s inclusion in the team added depth to the Indian side.

Rachel Adams

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