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Smriti Mandhana beats Virat Kohli; She is 2nd fastest Indian to make 2000 ODI runs

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India’s women cricket team got a win against rivals West Indies. Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues lead the team to an easy victory. Together the duo raised a 141-run partnership. Mandhana scored 74 runs whereas Rodrigues scored 69 runs.

Mandhana had missed the first two matches against West Indies due to toe injury. India easily achieved the target of 154 runs in 42.1 overs.

Earlier, bowlers did a fabulous job leg-spinner Poonam Yadav and pacer Jhulan Goswami together took 4 wickets troubling the middle order. The top order was cleared out by Shikha Pandey and leg-spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad.

On her way to 74, Mandhana became the third-fastest woman to reach the 2,000-run mark in ODIs. She reached the mark in 51 innings. Mandhana is behind Australia’s Belinda Clark and Meg Lanning who reached the mark in 41 and 45 innings respectively.

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