Potchefstroom: The Indian women’s cricket team led by captain Shabali Verma has made a surprise progress to the finals of the current Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup series. India beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in the semi-final.
The ongoing series in South Africa started on the 14th. A total of 16 teams participated. The Indian team played 3 matches in Group D and won all 3 matches.
Super 6 played 4 matches in Group-1 and won 3 of them. It also topped the Super 6 category. It qualified for the semi-finals. India won the toss and chose to bowl in this match against New Zealand.
Batting first, the New Zealand team scored 107 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs. Indian bowler Parshavi Chopra took 3 wickets. The Indian team chased down the target of victory if they scored 108 runs.
The Indian team scored 110 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 14.2 overs. Shweta Sherawat scored 61 off 45 balls. He hit a total of 10 fours. He has scored 292 runs in six matches in this series.
The Indian team will play either Australia or England in the final on 29th.