India is a sports-loving country and all the sports are appreciated here. India is continuously excelling in games like Cricket, Badminton, Hockey, Football, etc. and soon our country will be among the top countries in most of the sports.
Women’s sport was not given much importance in our country earlier but now with passing time and more social media users, the awareness about female athletes and their sports matches are gaining attention they deserve. Women like Mithali Raj, Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, etc have become new youth icons of the country. A new addition to the list of these stars is Smriti, who is always being appreciated as beauty with brains.
In a recent match in the KIA Super League in Taunton on Sunday, Smriti Mandhana blasted 50 runs in just 18 balls.
The Indian opener has thus far scored 338 runs in six innings at an average of 85. But, Mandhana feels that this is only the beginning for her and she hopes to keep up this form while playing for India too.
"I believe that my best is yet to come, and I’ve to keep improving myself and keep pushing myself and not be complacent. Scoring runs for my country and being consistent is what I always aspire to do," she is quoted as saying by a leading news agency.
Mandhana said that a minor change in the grip has helped her go on the current spree. "This has helped me in achieving good and consistent form since that time," she said.
Smriti's winning has included a 61-ball 102. It was her first ton in T20 cricket and an innings that she said is special to her. "I never expected myself to be leading across so many different stats on the batting chart in the tournament," she said.
"However, I'm the happiest when the team wins. Personal performance is always secondary."
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