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India women's cricket team has won which medal in first Commonwealth women's cricket?
Gold medal
Silver medal
Bronze medal
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Silver medal

The Indian women's cricket team won the silver medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led met Australia in the gold medal match in Birmingham on Sunday(7th Aug 2022) but went down by 9 runs. 
Chasing 162 in 20 overs, India had lost openers Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma early but skipper Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues steadied the ship for the side and chipped in with a 96-run stand for the third wicket.
But Rodrigues eventually departed for 33 off 33 and he dismissal was followed by a flurry of wickets and India were reduced to 145/7 before eventually getting bowled out for 152. Harmanpreet top-scored with 65 off 43..

Source : Firstpost

Published On : August 8, 2022
Category : Sports