Women’s World Cup: Smriti Mandhana hit on head during warm-up match against South Africa

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Women's World Cup: Smriti Mandhana hit on head during warm-up match against South Africa
Women's World Cup: Smriti Mandhana hit on head during warm-up match against South Africa

Women’s World Cup: Smriti Mandhana hit on head during warm-up match against South Africa

India opening batter Smriti Mandhana struck in the head during the warm-up match for the upcoming Women’s 50-over World Cup.

According to the ICC’s official website, she was hit in the head by a Shabnim Ismail bouncer during the ongoing warm-up match against South Africa on Sunday. After examined by the team doctor. The left-handed batter forced to leave the game after an over and a half.

According to the medical team, Mandhana had no concussion symptoms and had to leave the stadium as a precaution.

India scored 244 in the ongoing warm-up match after put to bat by South African captain Sune Luus. The Mithali Raj-led side struggled to get going. With Yastika Bhatia scoring 58 runs for India and Harmanpreet Kaur scoring a century.

Mithali Raj run out for a duck after a mix-up with Bhatia. But Harmanpreet Kaur’s innings belonged to her, who sped ahead with minimal risk.

Harmanpreet scored 103 runs off 114 balls, including nine boundaries, as India amassed a total of more than 240 runs.