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From Harmanpreet To Poonam: Indian Girls Put On A Show At WBBL

Sahil Mathur
By Sahil Mathur
November 07, 2021 • 14:41 PM View: 894

Just when the voices to have a women's IPL increase, the Indian girls have put on a strong case for it on Sunday in Australia's Big Bash League(WBBL). 

Indian T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues starred in Melbourne Renegades' seven-wicket win over Melbourne Stars. 


Kaur set up the game with her three wickets in four overs while conceding 22 runs and was pretty busy throughout the game, taking a catch and indulging in two run-outs - one off her own bowling. Harmanpreet is the fourth on the list of leading wicket-takers with 12 wickets. 

She also ended up finishing the game with an unbeaten 12. Rodrigues smashed 45 off 38 balls with the help of six fours

In the other game, Smriti Mandhana gave a terrific start to Sydney Thunder with her 37 off 24 balls including six fours and a six. She got out off her Indian team colleague, Poonam Yadav, who was playing for Brisbane Heat.

Poonam picked three wickets in her four overs while conceding just 17 runs. In the same game, Sydney's all-rounder Deepti Sharma scored eight runs and picked one wicket. 

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Harmanpreet Kaur is the current leading runscorer of the WBBL with 309 runs in nine innings. She is averaging 61.8 at a strike rate of and has hit two half-centuries. Jemimah Rodrigues is the second on the list with 293 runs in nine innings at an average of 36.62 and a strike rate of 120.08. 

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