Netizens were left overjoyed after Indian women’s cricket team entered final of the Commonwealth Games 2022 after beating England by four runs in semifinals on Saturday.
With this win, India confirmed a the silver medal in cricket.
Opting to bat, Smriti Mandhana blasted 61 and Jemimah Rodrigues’ produced a useful 44 not out to power India to a healthy 164 for 5 in the semifinal.
In reply, England managed 160 for six in their stipulated 20 overs with Natalie Sciver (41) and Danielle Wyatt (35) scoring the most runs for the hosts.
Fans took to social media to rave about the team’s achievement
Here are a few reactions
Damnn.. what an intense semifinal our women had with #england @BCCI This is the best time to start womens IPL… they deserve it… we all deserve it!!
GO INDIA… GOOOOOOO!!#BCCI #CWC2022 #CRICKET #indvseng #INDvENG
— Jalebi fafda (@ArjunGupta46) August 6, 2022
Jai ho. Proud of you ladies #INDvENG
— Siddhartha Ray (@siddhartha_ray) August 6, 2022
— Kamal Saini (@KamalSa86034462) August 6, 2022
— Ambuj Kumar Pandey (@CricCryptAmbuj) August 6, 2022
Beating England in England is an incredible achievement. Well done girls @BCCIWomen. Go for Gold.
— Amrendra (@Amrendra7Kumar) August 6, 2022