Smriti Mandhana joins Rohit Sharma in elite list

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Smriti Mandhana in Elite list

Indian batter Smriti Mandhana became the second opener India after Rohit Sharma to reach 2,000 runs in T20I cricket.

Mandhana achieved this feat in the CWG 2022 match against Barbados in Birmingham. The star batter Mandhana has scored 2,004 runs in 79 innings at an average of 27.45, including 14 half-centuries with a best score of 86.

The current Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, who is the permanent Indian opener since 2013 for India has scored 2,973 runs in his 96 innings as an opener at an average of 33.03. The hitman has scored four centuries and 22 half-centuries at this position with a best of 118.

In the Commonwealth Games 2022 cricket competition so far, Mandhana has recorded 92 runs in three innings at an average of 46.00, with an unbeaten 63 came against Pakistan remained her best score.

Team India is having a great run in the Commonwealth games so far as after losing the first game against Australia, the Indian side bounced back strongly and beat the strong opponents in the next two games to claim the second place in their group and qualified for the semi-finals of the commonwealth games 2022 cricket competition.

India will play against England in semi-final game on August 6 on Saturday.

Rohit Sharma is the all-time leading run scorer of T20I cricket of all time. The skipper of team Indian has scored 3454 runs in 131 matches for India so far. While the stylish batter recently surpassed New Zealand’s great Martin Guptill to regains the top spot in the men’s leading run-scorers list.

Indian Women’s team opener Mandhana is currently playing a key role in the Indian line-up at the CWG 2022, while Rohit is leading the men in blue team against West Indies.

After the West Indies series, Sharma will take a break from Zimbabwe and will back in the side to lead India in the upcoming Asia Cup 20200 and ICC World T20 in Australia in mid-October.

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