Ladies’s T20 problem 2022: Reema Malhotra lauds S Meghana’s knock for Trailblazers vs Velocity


Reema Malhotra has lauded S Meghana for enjoying a match-winning knock for the Trailblazers of their Thursday’s (Could 26) Women’s T20 challenge 2022 recreation in opposition to Velocity.

Meghana smashed 73 runs off simply 47 balls, a knock studded with seven fours and 4 sixes. Her innings helped Smriti Mandhana’s facet set an enormous 191-run goal for Velocity and so they went on to win the match by 16 runs.

Throughout a dialogue on Star Sports activities, Reema Malhotra was requested about her views on Meghana’s knock. She responded:

“I used to be barely shocked that you just did not play her within the final match and when you had performed her, you may need been in a distinct scenario. However the good factor was they performed S Meghana right here and the damaging photographs she is understood for, she began precisely like that.”

The previous India leg-spinner was notably appreciative of Meghana for sticking to her recreation and taking part in with confidence. Malhotra elaborated:

“She likes to play straight down the bottom, we noticed these photographs. You must see the boldness degree, it exhibits that you just had the shape. It was not a traditional recreation, it was a high-pressure recreation, it was a do-or-die match and the beginning S Meghana gave saved the Trailblazers alive.”

Meghana was neglected of the Trailblazers taking part in XI for his or her first match in opposition to Supernovas. Nonetheless, with the defending champions struggling a 49-run defeat in that recreation, she was included within the facet on the expense of Bangladesh’s Sharmin Akhter.

“If Trailblazers had been on this match, the rationale for that was S Meghana” – Snehal Pradhan

Jemimah Rodrigues and Meghana strung together a 113-run partnership [P/C:]
Jemimah Rodrigues and Meghana strung collectively a 113-run partnership [P/C:]

Snehal Pradhan additionally termed Meghana’s exclusion from the Trailblazers’ taking part in XI for his or her match in opposition to Supernovas a stunning name. She noticed:

“If Trailblazers had been on this match, the rationale for that was S Meghana and the way in which she performed. The shape she had in home cricket, it was fairly stunning that she did not play the primary match.”

Nonetheless, she praised the group administration for correcting their mistake and Meghana for grabbing her likelihood. Pradhan stated:

“We noticed optimistic cricket, not simply on the sphere within the type of Meghana’s batting but in addition off the sphere within the determination making. They stated that they may play S Meghana even when they needed to play an abroad participant fewer, the batting turns into stronger. They needed to play Meghana and Jemimah collectively within the XI and each scored runs.”

Meghana and Jemimah Rodrigues’ partnership after Mandhana’s early dismissal gave the Trailblazers hopes of qualifying for the ultimate. Nonetheless, they might solely win the match by 16 runs whereas a 32-run margin was required for them to qualify for the title decider.

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Edited by Sankalp Srivastava