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| On Aug 1, 2022 3:16 PM IST

BAR-W vs IN-W: Pooja Vastrakar to PLAY in India Women Playing 11 for Women’s T20 Commonwealth Games 2022? Here’s the update

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BAR-W vs IN-W: Women’s cricket made its first-ever appearance in the Commonwealth Games. The cricket competition in the global games kick-started with Indian women taking on Australian women and so far fans have witnessed exciting contests.

BAR-W vs IN-W: Pooja Vastrakar set to return to the Indian side for the upcoming games

Ahead of their departure to the Birmingham, India women suffered a major blow as Pooja Vastrakar and S Meghana contracted Covid-19 and didn’t travel with the team as a result they missed the first game for their side, which they lost by 3 wickets.

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While Meghana recovered and joined the team for the Pakistan clash, Vastrakar failed to recover early and missed the match against arch-rivals as well. But now in the latest development, it is learned that she has recovered from the virus and is set to join the women’s cricket team at the CWG 2022.

Vastrakar’s presence will be a massive boost for India ahead of their important clash against Barbados on Wednesday (3rd August) as she provided a team with perfect balance.

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) source told PT about her availability and said: “She will be arriving later tonight,”

 

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BAR-W vs IN-W: What happened in the match between India women and Pakistan Women at CWG 2022

Indian women put on a sensational display of all-aroundcricket in their arch-rivals against Pakistan on Sunday. Asked to bowl first, the Harmanpreet Kaur-led side displayed a magnificent bowling performance and bundled out the opposition for just 99 runs.

Sneh Rana and Radha Yadav took four wickets between them to star for their side with the ball. In reply, Smriti Mandhana played a sensational unbeaten knock of 63 runs to take her side home with 8 wickets to win.

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