Smriti Mandhana is one of the leading batters in women’s cricket. In the ongoing semi-final of the Commonwealth Games 2022 between India and England, she completed her fifty in just 23 balls and broke her own record.
Fastest fifty for India in Women’s T20Is
23 balls – SMRITI MANDHANA v ENG, 2022
24 balls – Smriti Mandhana v NZ, 2019
25 balls – Smriti Mandhana v ENG, 2018
She hit 8 fours and 2 sixes in her attacking knock. Earlier, Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and decided to bat first against the host nation.
India started their CWG 2022 campaign with a defeat to Australia but bounced back against Pakistan and Barbados to qualify for the knockout stage.
Meanwhile, Smriti Mandhana is also leading the batting charts in the ongoing games. At the time of writing, she has accumulated 153 runs at an average of 76.50 and strike rate of 159.37 with the help of two fifties.