Harmanpreet Kaur is the New Kapil Dev of Women’s Indian Cricket Team | Reminds of 1983 World Cup

Harmanpreet Kaur, the Indian women’s cricketer attracted worldwide accolade and acclaim for her fete. Harmanpreet Kaur knocked a historic 171 not out against one of the best women teams in the world – Australia. Harmanpreet Kaur’s not out 171 helped India reach the Women’s World Cup final for the second time in the history. Vice-captain of the women’s team Harmanpreet Kaur, knocked 171 off 115 balls and registered her magical career-best.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s historic knock (India Vs Australia Match)

Harmanpreet Kaur scored her third ODI century and her career best 171 not out in the semi final of the Women’s World Cup. Harmanpreet Kaur’s blasting score helped India secure a place in the Final of the world cup. Harmanpreet Kaur scored 171 with the help of 20 fours and as many as seven sixes. The women Indian cricket team including Harmanpreet Kaur, the women master blaster, will lock horns with hosts England in the finals of the Women’s World Cup at the Lord’s.

Reminded people of Kapil Dev’s historic knock in 1983 World Cup

There have been numerous chronicles that have been said and written about the world-class all-rounder and former India captain Kapil Dev who led the Indian team to win its first World Cup in 1983. Kapil Dev knocked 175 off just 138 balls. Kapil Dev is remembered for playing an incredible knock and it is regarded as one of the best knocks in a World Cup Finals. Though Harmanpreet Kaur’s 171 runs off 115 balls reminded cricket fans about Kapil Dev’s knock, but this score by Harmanpreet Kaur secured a place in the history of women’s cricket that helped India storm into the ICC World Cup final. Harmanpreet Kaur’s one of the greatest ever ODI knocks helped India beat Australian side, a strong contender in the ICC World Cup,  by 36 runs in the semi-final.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s fete bombarded the social media

Bigwigs of the Cricket world posted their reactions on the social media to congratulate Harmanpreet Kaur for securing India’s place in the finals of the World Cup. Top cricketers from the Indian Cricket team (Former and present) congratulated Harmanpreet Kaur via tweeter. Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag and even the BCCI applauded Harmanpreet Kaur’s effort and determination.

Source: CNN


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