Harmanpreet Kaur got all the features after her great knock of 171 not out which moved India into the final of the Women’s Cricket World Cup.
Festivities were on at Harmanpreet’s home in Moga in Punjab after her 171-run knock against Australia – one of the best ODI knocks – directed India into the World Cup final with a 36-run triumph.
Growing up in the dusty bylanes of Moga, in a typical lower-middle class family, Harmanpreet Kaur constantly needed to play cricket. What’s more, notwithstanding her folks, father Harmander Singh Bhullar and mother Satvinder Singh Bhullar, putting in all at their fortitude for their daughter, regardless it missed the mark.
At the point when Kaur’s father took her to play cricket, it was dependable against the boys. Notwithstanding when she got to a foundation, Kaur says she kept on playing with the boys. Despite the fact that in the event that she generally harboured any desires for wearing India’s famous blue kit, without a doubt even Thursday’s history-production innings were beyond anything she could ever imagine.
Without captain Mithali Raj and vice-captain Jhulan Goswami, Kaur has driven the side in the 2012 Women’s World Twenty20 Asia Cup final, which India went ahead to win. A year ago ended up being another great one for her as she helped India win the T20I series in Australia and was India’s most elevated run-scorer in the 2016 World Twenty20.
In July 2016, she impacted the world forever by signing for Sydney Thunder in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL). She is the first woman cricketer from India to do as such. In May 2017, she made history by signing for England’s domestic T20 tournament.
It was former India women’s captain Diana Edulji who recognised the batting all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur and landed her a position in Western Railway, with some assistance from Sachin Tendulkar.
Because of that mammoth exertion, India has now achieved the final of the Women’s World Cup just for the second time and will have an opportunity to make history when they go up against has England in the summit conflict.