Fans react after Jemimah helps India win

A medical efficiency from Jemimah Rodrigues and Dayalan Hemalatha helped India Ladies beat Sri Lanka Ladies by 41 runs of their opening fixture within the Asia Cup opener in Sylhet on Saturday (October 1).

Despatched in to bat, the Ladies in Blue scored 150/6 in 20 overs as Jemimah smashed 76 runs off 53 balls. She hit six and 11 fours in her entertaining knock. India captain Harmanpreet Kaur additionally contributed 33 runs.

Oshadi Ranasinghe was the choose of the bowlers for the Sri Lanka Ladies. She completed with figures of three/32. Sugandika Kumari and Chamari Athapaththu took one wicket every.

In reply, Sri Lanka Ladies had been bowled out for 109 runs in 18.2 overs. Dayalan Hemaltha picked up three wickets, whereas Deepti Sharma and Pooja Vastrakar took a few wickets every. Radha Yadav additionally settled for a wicket.

Followers on Twitter had been delighted with the Ladies in Blue persevering with the red-hot type within the Asia Cup that helped them win the ODI collection in opposition to England. Listed here are among the reactions:

What an excellent inning by Jemimah Rodrigues. 🔥🔥🔥

It was a delight to observe #JemimahRodrigues knock at this time! Effectively deserved win although the crew may have scored couple of runs extra to the capability. #AsiaCup2022

And India wins it in fashion! 🔥🔥A 41 runs win within the first match. Strong inning from Jemi, tight over and wickets from Deepti’s spell steered India to a medical win. #AsiaCup #WomensAsiaCup #INDvsSL

Counting on Hemalatha in opposition to the pinch hitters has labored once more. Congratulations India on successful this match in opposition to Sri Lanka! Subsequent up, Malaysia. Straightforward win loading. ✌️#WomensAsiaCup2022

@ICC That run out by Deepti Sharma modified the course of match 💯Congrats crew India 🇮🇳

“Nothing like coming again and taking part in for India” – Jemimah Rodrigues after being named Participant of the Match

Jemimah made a stellar comeback to the crew on this recreation after being dominated out of the lately concluded white-ball collection in opposition to England resulting from an harm. She was named Participant of the Match for her match-winning knock in opposition to the Islanders.

“Six months I didn’t contact my bat, was robust not doing the factor I really like and seeing everybody else do it. However everybody helped me, my dad and mom, coaches and my trainers, I wished to thank them. Nothing like coming again and taking part in for India.”

Skipper Harmanpreet additionally hailed the batter for engaged on her health throughout her stint at NCA in Bengaluru.

“After shedding essential wickets, Jemi [Jemimah] performed very well, that’s what we had been anticipating from her. It was not straightforward after getting back from harm, however we backed her throughout her robust instances and he or she labored onerous within the NCA as properly.”

India Ladies will subsequent be in motion in opposition to minnows Malaysia in Sylhet on Monday (October 3).

The Ladies in Blue are probably the most profitable crew within the Ladies’s Asia Cup, having gained six titles in seven editions. Nonetheless, they ended up as runners-up within the final version of the match.

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