Shafali Verma heroics help India hold nerve against New Zealand in Women's T20 World Cup, reach semi-final

Here are a few photos from India's win over New Zealand in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup.

FirstCricket Staff February 27, 2020 19:36:37 IST
Shafali Verma heroics help India hold nerve against New Zealand in Women's T20 World Cup, reach semi-final
Shafali Verma heroics help India hold nerve against New Zealand in Womens T20 World Cup reach semifinal

India held their nerve on Thursday to prevail over New Zealand in a Group A match of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 and book their spot in the semi-finals. ICC Media

Shafali Verma heroics help India hold nerve against New Zealand in Womens T20 World Cup reach semifinal

The Kiwis won the toss and put India to bat. Smriti Mandhana's disappointing form in the tournament continued after she was dismissed for 10, being clean bowled by Lea Tahuhu. ICC Media

Shafali Verma heroics help India hold nerve against New Zealand in Womens T20 World Cup reach semifinal

India also lost Taniya Bhatia in the 10th over, just when she was looking to build a rhythm with Shafali Verma at the other end. ICC Media

Shafali Verma heroics help India hold nerve against New Zealand in Womens T20 World Cup reach semifinal

With wickets regularly falling at the other end, Shafali Verma remained focussed and played a gritty knock of 46 off 34 balls as India managed to post 133-8. Twitter @T20WorldCup

Shafali Verma heroics help India hold nerve against New Zealand in Womens T20 World Cup reach semifinal

Deepti Sharma claimed her 50th T20I wicket when she saw off Suzie Bates in the sixth over of the Kiwi run-chase. ICC Media

Shafali Verma heroics help India hold nerve against New Zealand in Womens T20 World Cup reach semifinal

Shafali Verma poses with the player of the match trophy. ICC Media

 

 

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