Cricket world reacts as India qualifies for the semis in Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

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India qualifies for the semi-finals (Image Source: Twitter)

India has qualified for the semi-finals in the ongoing Women’s T20 World Cup after they defeated New Zealand by 4 runs at Junction Oval in Melbourne on Thursday.

The Harmanpreet Kaur-led side became the first team in the current edition of the mega event to reach the semi-finals.

India scored 133-8 in 20 overs, thanks to power-packed innings by Shefali Verma (46 off 34) and a handy knock of 23 from 25 balls by Taniya Bhatiya. In response, the ‘White Ferns’ could only post 129-6. Amelia Kerr (34 off 19) was New Zealand’s highest run-scorer.

Here’s how the cricket world reacted to India’s win:

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