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INDW vs IREW: Harmanpreet Kaur creates first of its kind record in Indian women's cricket history | READ

INDW vs IREW: Harmanpreet Kaur created two unique records in the team's game against Ireland. Read on.

Kartik Mehindru Written By: Kartik Mehindru @mehindrukartik New Delhi Updated on: February 20, 2023 23:14 IST
Harmanpreet Kaur
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Harmanpreet Kaur scripted history as she became the first Indian woman cricketer to score 3000 T2OI runs. In the all-time list, Kaur stands at number four, behind Stafanie Taylor, who has 3166 international runs. The record came to be in India's game aganist Ireland in the ongoing Women's T20 World Cup 2023.

Most Runs In Women's T20Is

  1. Suzie Bates: 3820 
  2. Meg Lanning: 3346
  3. Stafanie Taylor: 3166
  4. Harmanpreet Kaur: 3006
  5. Sophie Devine: 2969

Record-Breaking Kaur

Not only this, Kaur become the first and only player on the planet- across Men and Women's cricket to feature in 150 T20I games for India. Kaur played her 149th T20I against England on Sunday and shattered Rohit Sharma's record for most appearances (148) in the shortest format. She has now featured in her 150th game against Ireland. 

India are a strong side. Their batting group has been the torch bearer for them. They won the first two matches against Pakistan and West Indies. However, their bowling has not been at its best on two out of three games. They conceded nearly 150 runs against Pakistan and England. Their batting bailed them out against Pakistan but England defeated them on Saturday. For Ireland, they have had their moments in the tournament. They troubled the English lineup in their first match, but lost a nail-biter to West Indies in the third match. They are a young team and have shown glimpses of good bowling.

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If India makes defeat Ireland, they will qualify for the semifinals. Naturally, a lot is at stake here. While India will look to bring their A-Game, Ireland would want to spring up a surprise, and mind you, they are more than capable of doing so. It will be interesting to see who comes out on top. 

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