While the men in blue are battling it out with Bangladesh at T20 International, the women in blue have clinched the ODI series against West Indies with 2-1, recently. The women cricket team showcased phenomenal game against the Indies in the three-match series but star batswoman Smriti Mandhana stole the show.
With the final match in the series held at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Smriti has become the second-fastest Indian cricketer to score 2000 ODI runs, reports India Today.
Shikhar Dhawan stands on number one position to have scored the fastest 2000 runs in 48 innings of one day international in Indian cricket. Virat Kohli reached the landmark in 53 innings, while Smriti Mandhana surpassed the captain by scoring the runs in 51 ODI innings.
With this, the 23-year-old left-handed batswoman has become the third-fastest woman after Australia’s Belinda Clark and Meg Lanning to achieve the milestone. Until now Smriti has scored 2,025 runs in 51 ODIs at an average of 43.08. She has four centuries and 17 fifties to her credit in her ODI career, reports News 18.
Twitterati can’t stop praising Smriti for her stellar performance. Cricket fans are congratulating the star for achieving the milestone.
Congratulations @mandhana_smriti on becoming the 2nd fastest Indian across Men’s and Women’s cricket to complete 2000 ODI runs. @BCCIWomen @PriyaPunia6 #WIWvINDW #WomenInSports #WomenEmpowerment #NariShakti #KheloIndia #FridayMotivationhttps://t.co/VlxhGzESge
— VIRENDRA NEHRA (@VirendraNehra_) November 8, 2019
Smriti Mandhana Leaves Kohli Behind, Becomes Second Fastest Indian to Score 2000 ODI Runs. pic.twitter.com/CMHLxQJ14k
— 𝕽𝐮𝐝𝐫𝐚 𝕾𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐡 🇮🇳 (@RudrraSingh) November 8, 2019
Great. Congrats to Smriti Mandhana https://t.co/dFg6mPdDeV
— KISHORE RAVEENDRAN (@kishorersai) November 8, 2019
Congratulations @mandhana_smriti on becoming the 2nd fastest Indian across Men’s and Women’s cricket to complete 2000 ODI runs. #WIWvINDW #WomenInSports #WomenEmpowerment #NariShakti #KheloIndia #FridayMotivation https://t.co/1vnzvi1ck2
— Diya Kumari (@KumariDiya) November 8, 2019
Just 23 years of age @mandhana_smriti is the 3rd fastest Batswoman to get 2000 runs in women's ODI Cricket and the 2nd fastest Indian after @SDhawan25.
.#Cricket #ODI #SmritiMandhana
Shikhar Dhawan :- 48 innings .
Virat kohli :- 52 innings…#And Smriti Mandhana :-52 innings pic.twitter.com/Zb9rIaBaFj
— Aniket Shankar Kamble (@AniketShankarK2) November 8, 2019
Watching @mandhana_smriti bat is like pure platinum, you can't get enough of her. She such a beautiful❣️😍❤️ soul on and off the cricket field such a Humble personm congratulations on achieving the milestone, dozens more to come #respect #SmritiMandhana @BCCIWomen
— Tejas mangi (@tj_999999) November 8, 2019
We wish she keeps makingCongratulations Ma’am!