Perth: India T20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and all-rounder Deepti Sharma delivered player-of-the-match performances for their respective teams in the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) on Sunday.
Harmanpreet first took a couple of wickets with her off-spin before smashing an unbeaten 73 off 46 balls as Melbourne Renegades defeated Adelaide Strikers by six wickets in Perth.
Who else but Harry?@ImHarmanpreet is the player of the day after dominating in our fourth straight victory.
— Renegades WBBL (@RenegadesWBBL) October 31, 2021
Harmanpreet, who has struggled with fitness and form over the past 12 months, has been impressive in the WBBL.
India batter Jemimah Rodrigues scored a handy 27 off 16 balls for the Renegades.
In Launceston, Deepti starred in Sydney Thunder's 77-run win over Hobart Hurricanes. She scored 20 off 15 balls before producing a match-winning spell of three for 13 in four overs.
India opener Smriti Mandhana also extended her rich vein of form with run-a-ball 50 in the same game for Thunder. Richa Ghosh scored just three for Hurricanes.
In the game between Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers, Shafali Verma, batting at number four, was run out for eight.
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It was a heartening result for the West Indies, fresh from a 2-1 one-day international series loss at home to Ireland.
Tamim Iqbal said on Thursday that he would prolong his break for at least another six months, adding to speculation over his future in the short format.
Latif though felt the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) erred in removing Kohli as captain of the One-day team.