Women’s Big Bash: Impressive debut by Harmanpreet

India’s women’s T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur made a bright start to her Big Bash League career but her team Sydney Thunders lost to Melbourne Stars by six runs.

Harmanpreet Kaur made 47 off 28 balls.   -  K. Murali Kumar

India’s women’s T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur made a bright start to her Big Bash League career but her team Sydney Thunders lost to Melbourne Stars by six runs.

Harmanpreet smashed 47 off 28 balls at the North Sydney Oval ground hitting two fours and three sixes but her team was restricted to 141 for four in reply to Melbourne’s 147 for eight. None other than Adam Gilchrist praised her batting while he was on air.

Harmanpreet became the first Indian woman cricketer to be allowed to play in an overseas private league.