Virat Kohli, a legendary figure in Indian cricket, praised the Indian Women’s Cricket team for its outstanding victory over Pakistan in the 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup. The Women in Blue defeated their bitter rivals by a score of seven wickets in the eagerly awaited matchup between them.
Kohli praised the players for opening the door for numerous young girls to pursue the sport in the future and praised the team for making enormous strides.
What a victory for our women’s team over Pakistan in a tight game and a challenging run chase, Kohli wrote. Every time we compete in a tournament, the women’s team makes such huge strides forward that it will encourage a whole generation of girls to pick up the sport.
“Every time we compete in a tournament, the women’s team makes such enormous strides forward that it will encourage a whole generation of female athletes to take up the game and advance women’s cricket. More force to you all. Good luck, “Added he.
Speaking of the game, Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat first, posting a score of 149 on the board. Captain Bismah Maroof, who scored 68 off 55 balls and was still unbeaten, stole the show. The 18-year-old Ayesha Naseem, however, stole the show with quick-fire innings of 43 in 25 balls that stunned the Indian bowlers.
In a tight race with Jemimah Rodrigues, India crossed the finish line first.
The 18-year-old Ayesha Naseem, however, stole the show with a quick-fire inning of 43 in 25 balls that stunned the Indian bowlers.
India was led to victory in a nail-biting chase by Jemimah Rodrigues, who scored an incredible 50. Richa Ghosh’s 20-ball 31, which effectively ended Pakistan’s chances of winning, was a major factor in India’s triumph. In an unbroken 58-run partnership, Jemimah and Richa helped India cross the finish line with one over remaining.
With an incredible 82-run knock just four months prior, Kohli assisted India in securing a memorable victory over Pakistan at the MCG during the 2022 Men’s T20 World Cup.