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3 best knocks of Smriti Mandhana in her T20I career

May 21, 2021

Written By,

Ankit Seth

Smriti Mandhana is a crucial part of the Indian women’s T20I team. The opener will be keen to make an impact against the England women’s team in a one-off Test match which will be followed by 3 T20Is and 3 ODIs. Mandhana has amassed plenty of runs for the Indian women’s team in the T20I format. In just 78 WT20I games, Mandhana has racked up an impressive 1782 runs in total. The Indian WT20I opener also boasts a solid strike rate of 120.16 in the T20I format. That said, here are 3 of Smriti Mandhana’s best knocks in her T20I career:

3. 86 (2019)

Mandhana batted brilliantly in the 2nd T20I of the 2019 limited-overs series between India’s WT20I and NZ’s WT20I team. Batting first, NZ posted a total of 161 on the board. India’s WT20I team needed to chase 162 to win the match. Mandhana’s brilliant knock of 86 kept India in the game. Her sublime knock of 86 featured a total of 12 fours and 1 six. However, India’s WT20I team failed to chase the target, losing the match by just 2 runs.

2. 83 (2018)

Smriti Mandhana ran a riot against Australia’s WT20I team in the Women’s T20 World Cup in 2018. In just 55 balls, Mandhana smacked an impressive 83 runs in total. Her sublime innings featured a total of 9 fours and 3 huge sixes. Mandhana’s knock of 83 guided India’s WT20I team to a total of 167. In reply, Australia’s WT20I team could only muster 119. In the end, India’s WT20I team went on to win the match by 48 runs.

1. 76 (2018)

Smriti Mandhana looked in fine form in a T20I match against England’s WT20I team back in 2018. In just 40 balls, Mandhana racked up an impressive 76 runs in total. Her superb innings of 76 featured a total of 12 fours and 2 huge sixes. Mandhana’s knock of 76 guided India’s WT20I team to a total of 198. However, England’s WT20I team chased the total with 8 balls left to play. In the end, England’s WT20I team won the match by 7 wickets.

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Written By,

Ankit Seth